What will travel be like in the future?

What will travel be like in the future?

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in closures of borders and travel restrictions on an unprecedented scale. Given the way things currently stand, it’s hard to envision a time when global movement goes back to the same pre-pandemic levels. But whatever happens, the expert voices are clear – there will be fundamental changes in the way …

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Getting back to work safely post-COVID-19

As the surge of new COVID-19 cases begins to subside in some countries, workers in Europe, Asia, and the US are slowly returning to work. Restrictions on travel and non-essential work are being lifted in hopes of reanimating frozen economies. However, going back to normal is far from true just yet, as there are certain …

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COVID-19: What can employers do to protect their employees' mental health?

COVID-19: What can employers do to protect their employee’s mental health?

By now, your business has grown accustomed to the dramatic impact COVID-19 has had on markets around the world, and perhaps your own revenue and activities have also been affected. With all the current troubles and concerns, there is one thing you must not forget as an employer, and that’s your sole duty to protect …

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): employer's duty and obligation to protect their employees

Coronavirus (COVID-19): employer’s duty and obligation to protect their employees

During this pandemic, protecting the health of employees is an employer’s sole responsibility. Employees that are still working and fulfilling their responsibilities, from key workers like frontline healthcare professionals and emergency responders, to those working in supermarkets, grocers, pharmacies, factories, transportation, construction, sanitation, and other essential workplaces, must be protected from contracting the virus. In …

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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

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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Back to school safety and insurance tips

Back to school safety and insurance tips

September is an exciting time of year for students to head back to school. As school administrators, however, it also means that it’s high time you should review your students’ safety, as well as the risk management strategy of your educational institution since changes year to year could lead to adjustments in your insurance needs. …

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Pacific Prime’s latest video provides 5 tips for buying family health insurance

Pacific Prime’s latest video provides 5 tips for buying family health insurance

Picking the right family health insurance plan can be a daunting task, especially if you have no knowledge or experience when it comes to buying one. Of course, getting started is the hardest part – you have to determine which insurance company is trustworthy and then attempt to navigate their products and services, which may …

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What will office life look like in the future? Find out the latest work trends for 2020

What will office life look like in the future?

Despite the fact that so much is still unknown about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), many businesses around the globe have already begun drawing up plans on how to bring their employees back into the office. In this feature by Pacific Prime, we look at how office life could change for the millions of people around …

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Coronavirus lockdowns: What expats must know when returning home

Whether you’re traveling back home now that your work trip has been cut short, or heading to your family so you can all be together during these difficult times, you’re probably wondering what kind of life you’re returning to. With rules and regulations that seem to be changing so frequently that it can be hard …

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Coronavirus lockdowns: What expats must know when returning home

Whether you’re traveling back home now that your work trip has been cut short, or heading to your family so you can all be together during these difficult times, you’re probably wondering what kind of life you’re returning to. With rules and regulations that seem to be changing so frequently that it can be hard …

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How to practice sustainability in schools

Schools have many opportunities to promote sustainability, whether it’s by setting an example or providing education on the subject. Educational establishments can help turn students into environmentally responsible citizens. What’s more, the direct environmental impacts of these institutions, such as energy consumption and materials, are significant. In this Pacific Prime article, we’ll talk about how …

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Six benefits of emotional intelligence at the workplace

If you’re an HR professional, it’s likely that you already know that developing emotional intelligence isn’t much of a priority at the workplace. When it comes to screening and evaluating new candidates or preparing training, the focus tends to be on educational background, current knowledge, and hard skills, along with personality assessment results. But is …

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Pacific Prime’s latest video provides 5 tips for buying family health insurance

Pacific Prime’s latest video provides 5 tips for buying family health insurance

Picking the right family health insurance plan can be a daunting task, especially if you have no knowledge or experience when it comes to buying one. Of course, getting started is the hardest part – you have to determine which insurance company is trustworthy and then attempt to navigate their products and services, which may …

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How is COVID-19 shaping the healthcare sector?

How is COVID-19 shaping the healthcare sector?

With the coronavirus growing across different nations, many healthcare workers are near breaking point, with limited medical equipment and time for rest. The crisis has been pushing the limits of the healthcare systems in many countries as thousands of people died and an unprecedented, large-scale quarantine was implemented. In today’s Pacific Prime article, we will …

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Announcing Pacific Prime’s latest video on preventing the spread of COVID-19 and staying healthy

Announcing Pacific Prime’s latest video on preventing the spread of COVID-19 and staying healthy

Around the globe, governments have either locked down entirely or have implemented tough measures and restrictions on the movement of people. Millions around the world will be feeling the stresses of staying at home and not being able to freely see loved ones or to go about their normal routine. For those that must leave …

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Coronavirus outbreak: 7 tips that will KEEP you mentally healthy

Coronavirus outbreak: 7 tips that will KEEP you mentally healthy

Stay safe from the coronavirus means that you need to stay up to date with the latest developments of the epidemic. But with hourly updates from all over the world, keeping up with the outbreak can be daunting, stressful, and overwhelming. If you’re experiencing any of these feelings, then your mental health is being negatively …

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What will the post-pandemic future look like?

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced people all over the world to drop or completely change their plans for 2020. While none of us knows what the future holds once we come out of the novel coronavirus crisis, experts and leaders around the globe have their predictions. In this Pacific Prime article, we take a closer …

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How countries around the world are getting children back to school

Education has changed across the globe due to the COVID-19 pandemic and how easily the coronavirus can spread. In the US, most schools will stay closed for the remainder of the academic school year. Plans for reopening later in the year are also uncertain, with recommendations such as social distancing, reduced hours, and prolonged dismissals. …

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How are the different countries worldwide fighting COVID-19?

210 countries and territories globally have reported over 2.4 million confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus. In addition, more than 170,000 people have lost their lives due to the novel coronavirus. The easy transmissibility of the virus is one of the main reasons behind the significant rise in cases around the world. With that said, …

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