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Employee benefits solutions engagement: Is your company reaping the rewards?

Offering employee benefits solutions isn’t just to support staff, it should also benefit your company. Having a global employee benefits strategy is simply lip service if you’re not reviewing how your benefits plan is performing. Engagement is one key measure that can tell you how healthy your package is. Are your staff aware of the …

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a diverse group of professionally dressed employees hold up feedback speech bubbles symbolizing the importance of understanding employee engagement with your employee benefits solutions

Employee benefits solutions engagement: Is your company reaping the rewards?

Offering employee benefits solutions isn’t just to support staff, it should also benefit your company. Having a global employee benefits strategy is simply lip service if you’re not reviewing how your benefits plan is performing. Engagement is one key measure that can tell you how healthy your package is. Are your staff aware of the …

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a gen x male manager stands with a hardhat in a warehouse, overseeing stock and inventory, symbolizing the need to understand the management benefits needs of gen x employees

Have you forgotten about Gen X? Revisiting management benefits for senior executives

There’s no denying that workplace demographics are changing. The Baby Boomer’s days as employees are coming to an end as many of the last of that generation reach retirement and a significant amount of focus has been put on the rising talent of the Millennials – but what about Gen X? Many of this generation …

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Structuring employee benefits guide

Introducing our new guide on structuring employee benefits

Implementing the right employee benefits package can help you retain your top talent, and attract the crème de la crème. Finding and structuring the best-fitting solutions for your company and staff, however, can be onerous – especially if your HR team is doing it alone without the guidance of an expert benefits broker, like Pacific …

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How a consultant can help support your comprehensive benefits package

A common phrase used a lot in sales is “Cut out the middleman!”. This is often followed by sentiments like “Go betweens are costly”, and “they add very little benefit to you as a consumer”. That may be true in some industries but, in the world of corporate insurance, the right consultant can really enhance …

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Insurance brokers vs agents article

Insurance brokers vs agents: Key differences explained

Those on the hunt for corporate insurance will quickly discover that not only do countless plans exist, but so do a variety of different distribution channels in the market. There are insurance companies that you can buy from directly, agents who will sell plans on the insurers’ behalf, and brokers that search and compare coverage …

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implementing group health insurance

Challenges for Businesses Implementing Group Health Insurance Plans in 2018

We’re still at the start of 2018, but if this coming year is anything like the past couple of years, it’s going to be a big one for small business. For example, the number of new job seekers taking it upon themselves to start their own business at the end of 2016 was the highest …

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new inflation infographic

New inflation infographic release by Pacific Prime

At Pacific Prime, we strive to be much more than just an insurance broker. We want to be a trusted resource that our members can depend on, but also – even more than that – a trusted resource for anyone that wants to learn more insurance and how it relates to healthcare around the world. …

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Health insurance trends: Is lower inflation sustainable?

In our latest report on international private medical insurance (IPMI), we highlighted a new health insurance trend: globally, IPMI premium inflation was lower in 2017. This means that premiums did not increase by as much overall when compared to previous years. The thing is, it is important to look at whether this trend is sustainable, …

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men in suits, two benefits consultants, stand facing the viewer to symbolize their eagerness to discuss supporting a comprehensive benefits package

How a consultant can help support your comprehensive benefits package

A common phrase used a lot in sales is “Cut out the middleman!”. This is often followed by sentiments like “Go betweens are costly”, and “they add very little benefit to you as a consumer”. That may be true in some industries but, in the world of corporate insurance, the right consultant can really enhance …

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new inflation infographic

New inflation infographic release by Pacific Prime

At Pacific Prime, we strive to be much more than just an insurance broker. We want to be a trusted resource that our members can depend on, but also – even more than that – a trusted resource for anyone that wants to learn more insurance and how it relates to healthcare around the world. …

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Ecuador visa requirements blog article

New Ecuador visa requirements: Expats must show proof of health insurance

New Ecuador visa requirements have now made it mandatory for all long term tourists, temporary residents, and permanent residents including expats to have health insurance that covers them for the entire duration of their stay in the country. It is therefore essential for anyone visiting or moving to Ecuador to be aware of the recent …

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The most and least expensive countries for private international health insurance

Just over a week ago, we announced the release of our Cost of International Health Insurance report for 2017. This annual study collects the prices of international plans in 100 different countries and compares them to give insurers, intermediaries, and consumers a better understanding of what their own premium costs are. This week, we’re looking …

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back-to-work strategy article

Back-to-work strategy: How to help new parents transition back to work

Returning to work after taking time out can be tough, especially for new parents. Assuming most companies want to retain their talented returnees, it behooves employers to address the reintroduction of employees to the workplace and provide a softer landing for returning new parents. But, how can employers better facilitate new parents returning to work? …

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second opinions

Second opinions, you, and your insurance: Getting it right

If you’re like us, you live in a world where time is the most precious resource around. We take care to fill every moment with our days to the point that we even plan out specific windows with which to relax, and then we’re right back to the grind. Perhaps because of this, getting injured …

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Primary Care Delivery

Primary care delivery: What it is and why it’s important

Primary care delivery is a topic that really should be a more common feature of discussions about global healthcare. This is because utilizing primary care services can make such a difference in a given person’s day to day life. Still there are many parts of the world where primary care delivery is largely absent from …

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mental health article

Out of the shadows: Making mental health a priority for Hong Kong employers

Mental health issues are pervasive across the world, in virtually every population; affecting all of us either directly or indirectly. Hong Kong, with its frenetic and competitive work culture, is no stranger to this phenomenon. In fact, it has been estimated that about 32 percent of employees in 2016 were classed as having unsatisfactory mental …

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young girls from laos read books in a library built by a partnership between room to read and pacific prime

Supporting education for children with charity Room to Read

Pacific Prime has been a supporter of the global charity, Room to Read, for almost a decade now. The organization believes that “world change starts with educated children”, and is a view shared by our own company. This year, we partnered again with Room to Read to assist with the construction of a new school …

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Privacy Policy

Pacific Prime’s updated Privacy Policy

On May 25th the European Union’s data privacy law will become enforceable. Due to the wide-reaching nature of this law, and increased awareness and importance of data privacy around the world, we have updated our Privacy Policy. In this article we will take a look at the new EU regulation, the changes to our policy, …

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International Private Medical Insurance Inflation - 2018 report front cover

Pacific Prime releases report on International Private Medical Insurance inflation

Hong Kong – Global insurance broker Pacific Prime has today released their latest annual study, titled: International Private Medical Insurance Inflation – 2018. Analyzing the premiums of International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI) products offered by eight global insurers in 10 expat locations, the report delves into the global and country-specific drivers of IPMI inflation from …

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