A spokesperson from Diversified Employee Benefit
Services commented on the recognition: "This is quite an honor for us.
According to MetLife's "2005/2006 Employee Benefits
Trend Study," 46% of the surveyed employer groups with more than 25,000 workers believe that the aging work force will have a significant impact on their human resources, yet 79% of these companies have not begun to plan how they will retain their experienced older employees.
Administrators of employee benefit
plans, as well as qualified retirement plans should determine if they meet the definition of fiduciary.
For help, the AICPA Employee Benefit
Plan Audit Quality Center offers a centralized place to find resources to enhance firms' audit performance.
During the planning phase of an employee benefit
plan audit, the auditor normally should request the following information from the plan's administrator:
Given that cross-trades may be beneficial to employee benefit
plans in some cases (e.
Although it is difficult to find criticism with such a comprehensive encyclopedia of employee benefit
topics, a few exist.
A few areas of employee benefit
plans that may present audit risk are
Grant Thornton takes employee benefits
enables the efficient planning, management and analysis of employee benefit
plans through the delivery of proprietary applications and services to benefit providers through direct and indirect sales channels to plan providers, insurance companies and third party administrators.
plan audits are one of our practice areas that clearly is growing in importance to our clients, as companies seek to strike a balance between employee benefits
as an employee retention/recruitment tool while managing the costs associated with those programs.
com/reports/c36258) has announced the addition of "Executive SpeedBriefing: The Review and Drafting of Employee Benefits
Plans" to their offering.