April 25, 2018

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What are the elements of a successful PEO exit?

For certain small businesses, a professional employer organization (PEO) is a seemingly easy way to outsource many HR functions. However, as your company continues to grow, you’re likely outgrowing your PEO too. Not to mention, many PEO arrangements come with high administrative fees that you could be spending on your own HR talent or HR […]

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April 24, 2018

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Required Poster Update – Missouri Unemployment Insurance

The Missouri Division of Employment Security has recently released an updated Notice to Workers Concerning Unemployment Benefits poster. The updated poster clarifies when and how eligible employees can apply for unemployment insurance benefits. The posting also discusses proper worker classification, and explains what workers should do if they think they may be misclassified. . This […]

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April 11, 2018

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2018 Terrill Outreach Expo

Check out the video from our 2018 Terrill Outreach Expo! Thank you to all the organizations that participated and made the expo a success!

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April 10, 2018

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Missouri State’s Gamma Iota Sigma Field Trip

On March 29th, J.W. Terrill, in conjunction with the Marsh and CNA’s St. Louis office, hosted 13 students from Missouri State’s Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS) insurance fraternity. Gamma Iota Sigma’s club purpose is to promote, encourage and sustain student interest in the insurance, risk management and actuarial science as professions. Of the 13 students who […]

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April 9, 2018

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World Health Day – 7 April 2018

2030 Agenda This will be the 70th anniversary year of World Health Day and the World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on world leaders to live up to the pledges they made when they agreed to the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015. What are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? They are a collection of 17 […]

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March 13, 2018

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March is National Nutrition Month

Spring is around the corner so there’s no better time than now to focus on food and some nutrition goals.  National Nutrition Month is a campaign sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and its focus is on raising awareness about good nutrition habits and small changes that can lead to healthier lifestyles.  […]

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March 6, 2018

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IRS Lowers 2018 Family HSA Contribution Maximum

Late last year Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Bill into law. It contained a number of tax reforms including a change to the way the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) calculates cost of living increases. The IRS now has to calculate the increases using “Chained CPI.” The new method takes into account consumers switching […]

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February 22, 2018

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Upcoming 1094/1095 Deadline

Two 1094/1095 deadlines are quickly approaching for applicable employers. Employers filing paper copies of Forms 1094/1095 have until February 28, 2018 to mail them in to the IRS. Only those employers filing less than 250 informational returns are allowed to file paper copies and it must be sent via First-Class mail. The forms must be […]

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February 12, 2018

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American Heart Month

Nine out of 10 Americans consume too much sodium every day.  The American Heart Association recommends we consume no more than 1,500mg of sodium per day and most Americans consume more than 3,400 mg per day. The American Heart Association states the following six popular foods can add high levels of sodium to your diet: […]

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February 6, 2018

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2017 J.W. Terrill Outreach Giving

2017 was another amazing year of giving at J.W. Terrill! Through Terrill Outreach, our generous employees donated over $60,000 to different organizations in the St. Louis community – a 62% increase from 2016. Thank you J.W. Terrill employees!

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January 16, 2018

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Making Harassment Transparent

Sexual harassment is finally getting much needed media attention, but is media attention enough? Now is the time for employers to think critically about their culture and decide if they are doing everything they can to prevent harassment.  Harassment, in any form, is complex because it is the combination of law and perception. The Equal Employment […]

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January 5, 2018

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What the 2017 Tax Reform Actually Means for Employers

On December 22nd President Trump signed the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, marking his administration’s first successful modification to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Two core aspects of the ACA are the employer mandate and in the individual mandate. The individual mandate requires U.S. citizens have minimum essential coverage for each month, qualify for […]

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