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The 5 best countries for raising a family in 2021

Parents want to give their children the best chance in life – whether that is taking them to see the best doctors, enrolling them in the best schools, or doing just about anything to put a smile on their faces. When it comes to expat parents, in particular those that are mobile, another thing to …

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3 countries with the top employee benefits: How HR teams can learn from the best

Every Human Resource (HR) professional and leader knows that offering employee benefits is standard practice for attracting and retaining top talent – especially post-COVID-19. But knowing which ones will make an impact depends on many factors like the demographics, locations, and needs of each employee. To give you some insight, this Pacific Prime article looks …

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7 ways to attract talented teachers to your school

Did you know? English-speaking international schools around the globe are on the lookout for talented teachers. Generally, international schools that know how to attract talented teachers will typically follow a few best practices when recruiting teachers to their institutions. Not sure where to start for your school? In this Pacific Prime article, we’ll take a …

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Pride Month: How HR teams can better support LGBTQ+ employees

What better time to discuss LGBTQ inclusion in the workplace than Pride Month, which takes place in June every year. Companies have come a long in supporting workplace diversity and increasing LGBT policies in the workplace over the past decade. While some organizations are conscious about creating an LGBT-friendly workplace, the reality is that many …

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Carl Jung’s archetypes and how they show up in the workplace

How much time do you spend at work? On average, most workers spend 2,080 hours at work per year, and 90,000 hours at work over a lifetime. Consider the number of interactions you’ll have with your employers, coworkers, clients, and partners over the timespan. When work makes up for one-third of your life, it’s easy …

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Employers’ considerations for the COVID-19 vaccine

With the COVID-19 vaccination rollouts underway across the globe, the promise of returning to normalcy seems possible for the first time since the pandemic started. While the details of vaccine rollouts are specific to the country you are in, the first people to get the vaccine tend to be those who are most at risk. …

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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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The 5 best countries for raising a family in 2021

Parents want to give their children the best chance in life – whether that is taking them to see the best doctors, enrolling them in the best schools, or doing just about anything to put a smile on their faces. When it comes to expat parents, in particular those that are mobile, another thing to …

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How to practice mindfulness at the workplace

Whether you’re suffering from stress and worries at work, or are powering through by hiding behind your feelings, you’re going to realize sooner or later that you can’t go on like this forever. It can have a negative impact on your mind and body, potentially leading to a number of physical and mental health problems …

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What to do if your health insurance claim is rejected

“Health insurance covers you whenever, wherever” – statements like these can be a little bit misleading because they don’t account for claim rejections or when an insurer refuses to pay your claims. That being said, if you understand why claims might be rejected then you significantly lower the chances of your claim being rejected. What’s …

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What to do if your health insurance claim is rejected

“Health insurance covers you whenever, wherever” – statements like these can be a little bit misleading because they don’t account for claim rejections or when an insurer refuses to pay your claims. That being said, if you understand why claims might be rejected then you significantly lower the chances of your claim being rejected. What’s …

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The world’s top 25 most expensive cities for wealthy expats in 2021

If you’re an expat with a penchant for luxury then the Asia Pacific is calling you. As the most expensive place to be affluent, Asia’s resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic has maintained high prices. According to Julius Baer’s Global Wealth and Lifestyle Report 2021, the most populated continent is still the most expensive for high-net-worth …

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6 ways to celebrate World Health Day in 2021

This year’s theme for World Health Day is building a fairer, healthier world. On April 7th of every year, we explore a thematic global health issue on World Health Day. For many in developed nations, never before has our health been under a sharper spotlight. According to the WHO, not only is health central to …

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The 5 best countries for raising a family in 2021

Parents want to give their children the best chance in life – whether that is taking them to see the best doctors, enrolling them in the best schools, or doing just about anything to put a smile on their faces. When it comes to expat parents, in particular those that are mobile, another thing to …

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6 ways to celebrate World Health Day in 2021

This year’s theme for World Health Day is building a fairer, healthier world. On April 7th of every year, we explore a thematic global health issue on World Health Day. For many in developed nations, never before has our health been under a sharper spotlight. According to the WHO, not only is health central to …

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The complete guide to universal healthcare

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how people view healthcare, and prompted expats to evaluate the healthcare system in their country of residence. Does the country offer universal healthcare? And more importantly, is the healthcare system robust and efficient? These are just some of the questions that expats are considering when deciding which county to move …

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Tips for a romantic and healthy Valentine’s Day

While Valentine’s Day is meant to be a romantic and love-filled time, these days the occasion has become known for indulging in not just your partner, but a whole lot of sweets as well. Weeks before the holiday, stores stock heart-shaped chocolates and special candies, bakeries prepare intricate cakes, cookies, and cupcakes, and restaurants advertise …

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Announcing the latest Cost of International Health Insurance Report 2020-2021

We’re incredibly excited to announce that Pacific Prime’s 2020-2021 Cost of International Health Insurance report is now available for download! In this Pacific Prime article, we’ll briefly go over what the report is about and the key findings. Additionally, we also have an infographic available for those who want a visual snapshot of what to …

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Pacific Prime acquires CXA Group’s brokerage arms in Singapore and Hong Kong

We are beyond excited to announce the acquisition of CXA Group’s brokerage arms in Singapore and Hong Kong, which is a major milestone for Pacific Prime in 2021. Find out more about the acquisition in this article, or check out Business Wire for further details. A major milestone achieved It was revealed on February 4th, …

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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, a number of schools will stay partially closed for the remainder of the academic school year. Plans for reopening fully later in the year are also uncertain, with recommendations such as social distancing, reduced …

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