NU Online News Service, Aug. 18, 2004, 4:15 p.m. EDT

Gevity HR Inc., Bradenton, Fla., has offered to help Florida businesses recover from Hurricane Charley by handling payroll processing and payroll reconstruction.[@@]

Gevity, a human resources support firm, also is offering employee assistance program counseling services for individuals affected by the hurricane and advice for managers about topics such as employee communications, unemployment claims processing and safety precautions during a workplace cleanup.

Gevity has posted a business resumption services checklist at http://www.gevitycentral.com

Business owners affected by Charley can call Gevity at (877) 743-8243.