Newest employee benefit: bitcoin

April 1st, 2024

Custom-apparel company BlueCotton added bitcoin to its employee benefits package. The digital currency is mined and monitored on-site and vested for employees after five years, provided at no cost to them. Above: Olivia working in the embroidery department. In an effort to attract employees who are interested in innovative technologies and who are long-term thinkers, […]

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A primer on Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)

November 5th, 2020

An Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) offers lots of attractive benefits: studies have shown that ESOPs improve productivity, increase sales and improve return on assets, plus they offer great tax advantages. But more than any of these attributes, an ESOP offers the owner of a company peace of mind and an enduring legacy. “Many times, […]

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