Hill, Chesson & Woody to Host Presentation on the Business Impact of Compliance and Reform Issues

HCW Partners with Cherry, Bekaert & Holland and Ward and Smith to Host Presentation in Wilmington

Wilmington, NC, October 08, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Hill, Chesson & Woody (HCW) (http://www.hcwbenefits.com), a health and welfare benefits brokerage and consulting firm that designs, manages and implements employee benefit programs, has announced that the firm will host an event titled “Benefits & Beyond: The Business Impact of Compliance & Reform Issues,” on Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Cape Fear Country Club. The event features presentations from Jonathan Kraftchick, Cherry, Bekaert & Holland CPA and senior manager of training and development, William Oden, J.D., Ward and Smith attorney, Lindsey Surratt, J.D., HCW compliance officer and Todd Yates, HCW managing partner.

The presentation will offer company human resources leaders a comprehensive perspective on multiple areas of the law that impact their businesses. It will explore benefits, tax and employment law changes amassed under the current administration and the lasting impact they will have on businesses of all sizes spanning all industries. Presenters at the event will review current reform provisions and their impact on the business landscape, highlight future provisions and their effect on current compliance obligations, define independent contractors and help attendees determine if their contractors pass the test. Additionally, they will focus on the costly ramifications of misclassification of contract workers, outline techniques to minimize the opportunity for occupational fraud and highlight recent fraud schemes.

The event is free and has been submitted to the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) for three hours of general recertification hours. For more information or to register for the event, visit http://info.hcw-events.com/Benefits-Beyond-EAST

“We are looking forward to partnering with Ward and Smith and Cherry, Bekaert & Holland to give such a timely presentation with topics that are important for businesses across the country to understand,” said Yates. “The presentation will help HR leaders plan an effective benefits and compliance strategy that will be imperative for preparing their company for future success.”

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Hill, Chesson & Woody is a health and welfare benefits brokerage and consulting firm that designs, manages and implements employee benefit programs that support the overall strategic direction of its clients’ organizations. Hill, Chesson & Woody works directly with employers to integrate benefit solutions that make sense, get results and maximize employee satisfaction. For more information, visit http://www.hcwbenefits.com.

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