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BLR Receives APEX Award for 'Best Practices in Compensation & Benefits'

Communications Concepts, Inc., has announced the winners of its Fifteenth Annual Awards for Publication Excellence (APEX) Competition, and Business & Legal Reports (BLR) won an Award of Excellence in the category of "Newsletter Writing" for Best Practices in Compensation & Benefits.

Best Practices in Compensation & Benefits is a monthly newsletter that delivers industry news, legislative and regulatory developments, and court decisions regarding the various aspects of compensation, benefits, and taxes. It also reports on the "best practices" of other companies in finding solutions to complex comp and benefits challenges.

"I think this award is a testament to the knowledge and expertise of our staff of writers," says BLR’s Chris Ceplenski, the managing editor of Best Practices in Compensation & Benefits. "I think Best Practices provides a great balance of compliance-related and practical information, and is written in such a way that both seasoned compensation and HR professionals and those that are new to their positions [in HR or compensation] can gain a substantial benefit and knowledge from each issue."

To learn more about Best Practices in Compensation & Benefits visit the BLR online catalog ( or call BLR’s customer service department at (800) 727-5257.

APEX awards ( are based on "excellence in graphic design, editorial content, and the success of the entry in achieving overall communications effectiveness and excellence." The awards are sponsored by the editors of Writing That Works, published by Communications Concepts, Inc., which has been providing problem-solving information to professional communicators since 1984. Writing That Works is a newsletter for communicators who write, edit, and manage business publications.

For further information regarding this release contact Susan Schoenfeld at (800) 727-5257.