Love it or hate it, or kinda-sorta-don’t really care about it, or wish you didn’t care so much about it, or fear that you don’t care enough about it, or wake up every day feeling completely different about it—or all or some of the above with minor and/or major modifications—everyone has an opinion about the […]
Month: March 2017
Automobiles and text messages can’t seem to get along. As the primary technologies for getting around and communicating, cars and phones represent two of contemporary society’s most indispensable tools. And yet no one has figured out a way to safely use one while using the other, nor has either industry—automotive or telecommunications—successfully crossed over to […]
Remember a time before the CFPB? Believe it or not, everyone’s favorite regulatory agency (read those last few words in whatever tone you’d like) is only 5 years old. But where we are in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s overall saga is hard to say. President Donald Trump has expressed skepticism toward the agency, and […]
Cost savings is such a sweet, yet sensible phrase. In an industry that is experiencing a downward trend in return on assets (ROA) and pre-tax margin, liek we’re seeing in auto finance,then cost savings is a must. Pre-tax margin indicates the profitability of an industry and ROA is an indicator of how effective management is […]
Hudson Cook stops by the Smart Compliance Blog this week, where Allen Denson and Lucy Morris give us their take on the state of regulations in 2017. Here’s what they had to say:
John Thompson from Fisher Phillips stopped by this week to remind employers about something most of us do not associate with “professionals.” I am referring to a ‘workweek’ most associate with hourly-wage earners.
Who doesn’t love straight talk from an attorney? One of my favorite aspects of our Definitive Guide to Workforce Compliance for Dealers are the interviews. Along with infographics and worksheets, we had the opportunity to record conversations with industry-leading HR, compliance, and legal experts, and their insights are the kind you don’t hear every day.