Education & Events

Upcoming Webinars

Electricity & Natural Gas Purchasing Procedures
April 23, 2014 at 10:00 AM EDT      Time Zone Converter
Energy costs are a large part of today's business operating expenses, but by understanding your energy procurement strategies, you can learn ways to reduce these costs. Attend this 60-minute webinar to determine if your electricity and natural gas purchasing processes are working effectively for your organization.
Personal Property Tax Reform Alert: Critical Update for Michigan Manufacturers
April 30, 2014 at 10:00 AM EDT      Time Zone Converter
Just when you thought you understood Michigan's new personal property tax reform . . . it changed! The good news is that it has been significantly improved over the original version.

The 11-bill package - which had strong bipartisan and broad-based support - was signed into law by the Governor on March 28 and makes several significant changes to the way Michigan PPT reform affects business taxpayers, especially manufacturers. Join us for this 60-minute webinar with returning presenter and tax attorney, Jeff Ammon, to understand how these changes will impact manufacturers.
Responding to Workplace Harassment
(2 upcoming webinars, 1 archived webinars)
This three-part webinar series will help you navigate the practical complexities of handling workplace harassment complaints and behaviors. You will understand what constitutes real, legal exposure (not just generally poor performance), ways to help employees make better choices, and how to respond when they don't.
Complaint Investigations: Who, What, When and How
May 1, 2014 at 10:00 AM EDT      Time Zone Converter
Employers often overlook the importance of promptly investigating complaints of harassment and taking quick and appropriate corrective action. Join us for this 60-minute webinar to understand the process of handling discrimination and harassment complaints within your workplace.
Performance Corrections: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
June 5, 2014 at 10:00 AM EDT      Time Zone Converter
Responding to actual and perceived harassing behaviors is critical. Join us for this 60-minute webinar to develop and implement an effective method for communicating and dealing with employees that have committed harassment in the workplace.
Workplace Substance Abuse: Alcohol & Drug Use Prevention & Detection
May 22, 2014 at 10:00 AM EDT      Time Zone Converter
As the national trend toward decriminalization of marijuana for medical and personal use continues, it is important to know how to deal with issues of substance abuse in the workplace. This 60-minute webinar will explore acceptable employee policies on these topics, best practices with regard to testing employees for drugs and alcohol, and how to deal with substance-related performance issues.
Michigan Corporate Taxes: Mid-Year Check-Up
June 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM EDT      Time Zone Converter
Michigan businesses like yours routinely have difficulty keeping up with the latest changes in Michigan taxes and no time to figure out whether recent cases have any effect on tax planning. This webinar will bring you up-to-date on Michigan tax laws that could affect your business and provide you with a concise summary of the pertinent legislative and judicial changes in sales, use, corporate income tax and tax administration. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the current audit trends and tips for future planning and filing.