Ontario ESA Amendments Introduce “Infectious Disease Emergency Leave” Protection

On May 29, 2020, and in light of recent events, the Ontario Government amended the Ontario Employment Standards Act (ESA): Infectious Disease Emergency Leave Regulations 228/20. The new rules provide temporary relief for businesses from potentially triggering termination pay or severance to non-union employees who have been temporarily experiencing a reduction in wages or hours…

How Do We Go Back?

Returning to work during a pandemic.  As we begin contemplating the new normal brought on by the realities of COVID-19, small and mid-sized businesses must navigate the unknown. But you’re not alone. PaymentEvolution is here with you and for you. We’re a Canadian SMB just like you and we want to help. In Canada, spring…

Layoffs During The COVID-19 Crisis

What Small Business Owners Need To Know Across Canada, employers are facing the tough reality of staff layoffs due to the COVID-19 crisis. Some businesses have had to slow down operations dramatically and others have completely ceased operations for the foreseeable future. Either way, cutting staff due to COVID19 is a painful reality and one…

COVID-19 Checklist for Employers

As a business owner and leader, your employees are looking to you for direction and guidance, especially in times of uncertainty. The current COVID-19 pandemic and regional crisis is one of those times. This is a time for leaders to be “born” and realized. Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt (FUD) is prevalent and your staff need…

7 Scary Payroll Nightmares to Avoid this Halloween

Non-Compliance, Outdated Payroll Solutions Can Lead to Spooky Outcomes Amidst the Halloween office backdrop of fake pumpkins, spider webs, and maybe even a witch or two, it can be easy to lose sight of the biggest goblin lurking in the boardroom: scary payroll issues. While the payroll issues your business could be facing may or…

Compare your pay to Kawhi Leonard from the Toronto Raptors

Star players from sports teams command big payouts. Determining after tax income isn’t hard with tools like PaymentEvolution’s free Payroll Calculator. How does your pay compare to Kawhi Leonard from the Toronto Raptors? Kawhi played basketball for seven seasons with the San Antonio Spurs and was traded to the Toronto Raptors in 2018. According to…

5 Ways To Set Your Startup For Success

After roaming the internet, entrepreneurial brains, and referencing PaymentEvolution’s own history for start-up tips, we compiled a list of the 5 most popular suggestions for start-up success below. Number one on our list is ….   Benefit from Employee benefits Your employees want benefits. It is one of the best ways to retain talent your…