This presentation will focus on the tax and legal treatment of various incentive, reward and recognition programs and current legal/regulatory issues of importance. It will focus on tax-advantaged safety and service awards programs, which were under attack in the House version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Fortunately, through a well-timed legislative initiative, we were able to convince important members of the Senate Finance Committee to retain section 274(j), which provides preferential tax treatment for safety and service awards programs, as an important tool for businesses that wanted to reward ad protect their employees.
As our world has been impacted by a pandemic, have you been challenged to change your incentive program strategy? Join us as experts discuss how to to adapt your programs and share best practices as we now operate in a virtual world.
One of the challenges with working remotely is the volume of virtual meetings. With increased demands, how do we effectively communicate using technology to produce results? Additionally, many people are camera shy, unsure how to participate and struggle to have their voice heard on conference calls. Across the globe, Design Sprint communities are collaborating to solve real business challenges using sprint methodology and online collaborative tools. Join us for this interactive session using Mural, an online collaboration tool to showcase a world of possibilities for your virtual collaboration needs. This is sure to be memorable meeting experience -- not an exhausting one, we promise!
64% of organizations want to create a culture of health within their company, but Optum* shows only 19% have actually achieved it. Since good physical and mental health has a direct correlation with the productivity and performance level of employees, including corporate wellness into your employee engagement strategies can have a direct impact to your bottom line.
Learn from three colleges how to build, promote, and measure a recognition program – and how to navigate the challenges along the way! They will share their expertise on the Recognition “lifecycle” – from building a program in-house, to including a diverse workforce, measuring impact, and evaluating results. For-profit companies and higher education professionals will find helpful information, best practices, and creative solutions in this upbeat panel discussion.
Although 90% of all workplaces have some form of employee recognition program, employees still report high levels of not feeling valued. Managers and supervisors are frustrated, not knowing what to do to encourage their staff. Discover the core conditions for individuals to truly feel appreciated and how to empower your staff by giving them thanks in the ways that are meaningful to each individual. Learn how to apply the concepts from the bestselling, The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace, to your daily work-relationships.