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If you offer benefits to employees at your small business, you should be pretty proud of yourself. Benefits aren’t cheap, and they’re a great way to attract and retain satisfied employees. But a new survey from insurance provider Aflac shows that business owners aren’t necessarily getting all the benefits they think they’re getting from employee benefits. The 2011 Aflac WorkForces Report surveyed employers and employees at companies in of all sizes. Small business owners reported their main goals when offering benefits are: taking care of employees; doing the right thing; and retaining employees. How good of a job do small business owners think their benefits packages are doing at keeping employees happy? What challenges are small companies facing when it comes to benefits? Not surprisingly, understanding health care reform was the top benefits challenge for 64% of small e...

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