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Top 3 employee benefits priorities in 2021

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been disastrous for businesses, and uncertainty remains as to when things will go back to normalcy. As employers and employees face turbulent times ahead, it begs to question: what is the role of employee benefits plans in 2021? On the one hand, employers may want to adjust their …

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Top 3 employee benefits priorities in 2021

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been disastrous for businesses, and uncertainty remains as to when things will go back to normalcy. As employers and employees face turbulent times ahead, it begs to question: what is the role of employee benefits plans in 2021? On the one hand, employers may want to adjust their …

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3 key HR trends to follow in 2021 by Pacific Prime

The year 2020 has been nothing short of transformative for HR leaders as they hastily drop their priorities to navigate and conduct COVID-19 protective measures: from managing and observing remote-work culture, restructuring recruitment procedures, implementing safety protocols, and more. With 2021 just around the corner, HR leaders will be under more pressure to predict and …

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5 ways to show employee recognition during the holiday season

The holiday season is here! It’s bringing us much-needed warmth and cheer during an otherwise difficult year. From buying gifts for loved ones to planning how to celebrate (following COVID-19 guidelines, of course), it’s hardly a surprise that your employees will begin to wind off at work. So much so that a little employee recognition …

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All you need to know about group health insurance for your business

Small businesses tend to shy away from offering employee benefits such as group health insurance, as they may not understand what it entails or lack the resources to do so. Truth be told, the world of insurance can be complicated – but worry not, Pacific Prime is here to help. In this article, we’ll explain …

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What is your love language at work?

Do you feel like your supervisor appreciates you? What about your coworkers? It’s no secret that employees who feel appreciated perform better. However, expressing appreciation isn’t always that straightforward. Appreciation has to be conveyed in a way that the person it’s being directed to finds meaningful. While many people are familiar with The Five Love …

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Corporate wellbeing trends and opportunities seminar

Pacific Prime and Bupa Global have teamed up to host a seminar on corporate wellbeing trends and opportunities at the China Club in Hong Kong, which was held on the 26th of September 2019. The seminar centered around the latest employee benefits trends and programs. We were also joined by the City Mental Health Alliance’s …

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Pacific Prime launches new video on how to reduce health insurance premiums

Pacific Prime launches new video on how to reduce health insurance premiums

Health insurance premiums for individuals and groups have spiked continuously over the past decades. Yet, the ongoing pandemic as well as the ever-increasing healthcare costs have taught us the importance of securing a robust health insurance plan. In this Pacific Prime article, our specialists will walk you through seven practical tips on lowering health insurance …

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How to plan for retirement abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic

Does spending your golden years on a tropical island sound wonderful? What if you learned that this wasn’t only an exciting thing to do, but a financially sensible one as well? That being said, adequate and advanced planning is needed to make your international dream a reality, especially due to the impact of the COVID-19 …

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All you need to know about group health insurance for your business

Small businesses tend to shy away from offering employee benefits such as group health insurance, as they may not understand what it entails or lack the resources to do so. Truth be told, the world of insurance can be complicated – but worry not, Pacific Prime is here to help. In this article, we’ll explain …

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How to plan for retirement abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic

Does spending your golden years on a tropical island sound wonderful? What if you learned that this wasn’t only an exciting thing to do, but a financially sensible one as well? That being said, adequate and advanced planning is needed to make your international dream a reality, especially due to the impact of the COVID-19 …

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What happens to your EHIC card after Brexit?

Since the UK officially left the European Union (EU), residents that are EHIC holders have been advised to pay close attention to changes in healthcare that are due to happen at the end of 2020. Minor or significant changes are believed to occur depending on the negotiations between the UK government and the EU Commission. …

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Pacific Prime’s video gives you 5 tips for moving abroad as an expat

Moving abroad as an expat can no doubt be a daunting task – you’ve got to pack all your things, leave your old life behind, and set out to the unknown. With so many little things to sort out before, during, and after your move, it’s no surprise that you may begin to feel overwhelmed. …

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How to reduce pregnancy anxiety around COVID-19

While COVID-19 has impacted the lives of people all over the world, expectant mothers are also dealing with pregnancy anxiety during the pandemic. Anxiety and depression during pregnancy are common problems that women face, and the pandemic only intensifies them. That’s why it’s more important than ever to have strategies you can use to alleviate …

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Pacific Prime launches new video on how to reduce health insurance premiums

Pacific Prime launches new video on how to reduce health insurance premiums

Health insurance premiums for individuals and groups have spiked continuously over the past decades. Yet, the ongoing pandemic as well as the ever-increasing healthcare costs have taught us the importance of securing a robust health insurance plan. In this Pacific Prime article, our specialists will walk you through seven practical tips on lowering health insurance …

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6 tips for a healthy Hanukkah

Hanukkah has arrived! It’s time to set up the menorah, get ready for a game of dreidel, and fry up the latkes (Yiddish for pancakes). And speaking of frying, there’s one key ingredient that all Hanukkah revelers are no doubt familiar with: oil. Oily treats such as crispy fried potato latkes and sufganiyot (jelly donuts) …

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7 tips for a happy and healthy Thanksgiving

Every year on Thanksgiving, family and friends gather to express gratitude and, well, eat a whole lot of food. As the occasion takes place just once a year, people often go above and beyond when it comes to arranging the feast – with many making preparations months in advance. This year, Thanksgiving occurs amidst an …

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Our Story – celebrating 20 years of Pacific Prime’s major milestones

It is with great pleasure and excitement that we announce the launch of our newest webpage, Our Story. The webpage has been designed to celebrate over 20 years of major milestones at Pacific Prime. For this announcement article by Pacific Prime, we explore what the new webpage has to offer, and review some of the …

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Marking International Universal Health Coverage Day 2020

As we’re approaching 12th December, you may come across plenty of images with health-related hashtags on social media, as well as other similar themed campaigns and activities locally. If you’re not already familiar with International Universal Health Coverage Day, this Pacific Prime article will explain what the day is all about and the ways you …

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World AIDS Day: Commemorating the 40-year pandemic

World AIDS Day takes place on December 1st every year. To commemorate the day, people all across the globe join to show support for those living with and affected by HIV as well as lives lost to AIDS. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the world’s focus to health, along with ways in which …

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