According to one survey, employers have significant worries regarding the cost of benefits among other issues. (Photo: iStock)

A survey says human resources and finance departments have a way to go in working together, whether it’s on benefits cost, compliance issues, or liability.

That’s according to the survey “Employee Benefits Barometer: SMB Perspectives and Priorities in an Era of Disruption” from Hub International Ltd. HRDive reports that although 78 percent of finance respondents consider HR a strategic partner, 97 percent of finance executives still have “significant concerns” about benefits costs.

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