5 Countries with the Best Healthcare for Expats in 2020

5 countries with the best healthcare for expats in 2020

Whether you’re looking to move overseas to advance your career, live with your family, or retire, getting access to quality healthcare is one of the most important things you’ll need to consider. This makes choosing the country with the best healthcare for expats absolutely necessary when making your plans to move abroad. To help you …

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5 actionable tips to enhance your employee benefits compliance

5 actionable tips to enhance your employee benefits compliance

If you’re in the HR field, you probably already know how fluid and transformational employee benefits compliance can be. From changing employee demands to legislation reforms, HR professionals have to constantly be on the look-out for disruptive changes in their work environment. But how do you keep track of all these changes surrounding employee benefits …

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What You Didn’t Know about Rising Employee Benefits Costs in 2020

What you didn’t know about rising employee benefits costs in 2020

We’ve seen the rise of new employee benefits perks over the past few years. You’ve read them in our blogs, seem them in the headlines, and may have even started to implement them. But the fact still remains that one of the most sought-after types of employee benefits you can offer your employees are medical …

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smart working

Smart working modernizes the 9 to 5

Smart working, which is a business-oriented approach to flexible working, allows employees to choose the time, location, and way they work. When employees feel like they have control over certain variables in their working life, they tend to be more productive and committed to improving company results. Flexible working helps with work-life balance, increases employee …

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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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Happiness in the workplace

How to keep your employees happy

Happiness is essential in the workplace, as it is the root of employees’ performance or underperformance. According to Michael C. Bush, the CEO of Great Place to Work, 40% of the world’s workforce are unhappy with their job, which accounts for almost 2 billion people. That is a daunting number, especially when considering that unhappy …

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attractingtalentedteachers

How to attract talented teachers to your school

Since English-speaking international schools are looking for more teachers, they really need to stand out as candidates to attract the best talent. But just how does a school rise above the competition? In this Pacific Prime article, we’ll take a look at ways you can attract talented teachers to your school without making the highest …

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Saudi Arabia announces mandatory health insurance for tourists

Saudi Arabia announces mandatory health insurance for tourists

They say that if there is a final frontier of tourism left, it’s Saudi Arabia. The country is the birthplace and spiritual home of Islam, and rich in attractions and culture. A beautiful country that most international non-religious tourists have always dreamt of visiting. The country, in September 2019, finally opened up its doors to …

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The cost of global medicine

The cost of global medicine

No matter where you are in the world, the cost of the drug you buy will be starkly different from that of the same drug elsewhere in another country. Hard to believe right? Well, if you are wondering why and curious about the impact this may have on you, a family member, or friend, then …

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moving abroad guide announcement

Announcing our guide to moving abroad as an expat

Pacific Prime is excited to announce our latest guide – The Complete Guide to Moving Abroad as an Expat. This easy-to-navigate online guide provides information on everything you need to know about moving abroad as an expatriate. As experts in expat, travel, and health insurance, we understand the difficulties that expats face when moving somewhere …

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Brexit’s Impact on Expat Health Insurance in Europe

Brexit’s impact on expat health insurance in Europe

Currently, more than 780,000 UK citizens are living in Europe, and this number is expected to go on increasing as various uncertainties continue to loom over the UK through to 2020. Today, all Britons living in Europe enjoy free or cheaper health insurance coverage, thanks to their home country being part of the EU. However, …

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five-tips-to-manage-expat-employees

Five tips to manage expat employees

Sending employees abroad can be very beneficial for many different reasons. You get to have a person you know and trust at the heart of your overseas operation as well as the opportunity to develop a key employee. However, sending a member of staff abroad is no small endeavor, and isn’t as simple as handing …

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Traces of Toxic Metal Are Found in 95% of U.S Baby Food: How Do You Avoid Them?

Traces of toxic metal are found in 95% of U.S baby food: How do you avoid them?

Suppose your newborn is gradually being poisoned with toxic metal day by day, without you even knowing before it’s already too late. That’s a scary thought for any parent, and even more horrifically, a realistic one too! A recent investigation by the nonprofit Healthy Babies Bright Futures (HBBF) found that 95% of all baby foods …

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5 Countries with the Best Healthcare for Expats in 2020

5 countries with the best healthcare for expats in 2020

Whether you’re looking to move overseas to advance your career, live with your family, or retire, getting access to quality healthcare is one of the most important things you’ll need to consider. This makes choosing the country with the best healthcare for expats absolutely necessary when making your plans to move abroad. To help you …

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The importance of securing critical illness insurance

The importance of securing critical illness insurance

Here is a question to consider: “If you were to become critically ill and could not earn a living, would your family cope financially, especially to pay bills, mortgage, and other expenses?” Believe it or not, falling seriously ill can occur relatively quickly and at any time when you least suspect it. So, by all …

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8 common health exclusions

Announcing our latest infographic on the top 8 health insurance exclusions

At Pacific Prime, we do our best to make the jargon-filled insurance world simpler, so people can better understand their policies. We make it our mission to simplify insurance because we understand that it is important for every policyholder to be familiar with the terms and conditions of their insurance plans. We have a team …

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Everything You Need to Know about Viral Pneumonia

Everything you need to know about viral pneumonia

A new deadly strain of viral pneumonia has emerged and it’s now entered through the borders of major countries around the world, including the US. But where did this virus come from? How did it spread so far across the globe? And what can you do to protect yourself? Here, we’ll provide a definitive guide …

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Introducing Pacific Prime’s new video page!

Introducing Pacific Prime’s new video page!

If you’re looking to learn more about health insurance in an easy, convenient, and straightforward way, we’ve got exactly what you’re looking for. Videos are a great way to learn about health insurance – they’re bite-sized, easy to follow, and informational! To further our goal of simplifying insurance for our clients, we’ve created a brand …

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Introducing our first ever Medical Evacuation Guide!

Introducing our first ever Medical Evacuation Guide!

Pacific Prime is excited to announce the release of our long-awaited Medical Evacuation Guide. This simple guide provides invaluable information on everything you need to know about medication evacuation when traveling or living abroad. As experts in travel and health insurance, we understand that medical emergencies can happen anywhere, and at any time. So, for …

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