How can HR and corporate managers assist employees overseas?

In this increasingly global business world, the advantages of working abroad are often emphasized. Indeed, it is an invaluable experience for an employee to experience different cultures, enhance their resumes, and brush up on their language skills. On the contrary, however, the downsides to sending employees to a foreign country are not discussed as frequently. …

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How can HR and corporate managers assist employees overseas?

In this increasingly global business world, the advantages of working abroad are often emphasized. Indeed, it is an invaluable experience for an employee to experience different cultures, enhance their resumes, and brush up on their language skills. On the contrary, however, the downsides to sending employees to a foreign country are not discussed as frequently. …

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Top 5 perks for home-based workers

After long weekends employee morale is usually low in the office, with the morning commuting hassle adding fuel to the fire. It begs the question of why we have to go to the office for work. Admittedly, technology has reshaped the workplace landscape, and many companies are starting to ditch their physical workplaces and allow …

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Is it time to update your company’s annual leave policy?

Is it time to update your company’s annual leave policy?

It’s a new year, and that means new changes. Is it perhaps time to also change your company’s annual leave policy? Employee benefits trends are shifting towards creating a balance between work and life for employees and emphasizing productivity vs. time spent in the office. Does your company’s annual leave policy seem a bit old-fashioned …

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corporate insurance renewal article

Corporate insurance renewal: 6 things to consider

Corporate risks come in many guises. From natural disasters and cyber crime, to poor conduct and penalties for non-compliance, the myriad of risks facing corporations are seemingly endless and ever-evolving. Unexpected mishaps can pop up at any time, potentially leading to detrimental outcomes – even for organizations with the most robust balance sheets. Alongside the …

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directors risks

What are the biggest risks facing directors in 2019?

2019 has officially arrived. As we approach the first few months of the year, which risks and issues are anticipated to be the greatest threat to directors in 2019? The Institute of Directors (IoD), a community of directors, entrepreneurs, and business owners, has recently revealed a list of the top largest threats to look out …

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Climate change effects that your business should prepare for

Climate change effects businesses in many ways; from physical damage due to strong winds, flood or fire to business interruption and employee liability costs. In light of the recent California wildfires, as well as the large hurricanes seen globally in 2018, climate-related insurance claims have gone up not only for the individual policyholders, but also …

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How international hospitals attract patients & insurers

How international hospitals attract patients & insurers

In the era where people travel more frequently, be it for pleasure, work, retirement or medical treatments, private, international hospitals and clinics that offer international standards of care must find ways to attract their clientele. Besides the high quality of healthcare, international medical centers factor many different routes of attracting patients and insurers into their …

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corporate insurance renewal article

Corporate insurance renewal: 6 things to consider

Corporate risks come in many guises. From natural disasters and cyber crime, to poor conduct and penalties for non-compliance, the myriad of risks facing corporations are seemingly endless and ever-evolving. Unexpected mishaps can pop up at any time, potentially leading to detrimental outcomes – even for organizations with the most robust balance sheets. Alongside the …

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EHIC card Brexit

Will the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) be valid after Brexit?

Until now, the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) card has provided the right to free or partially free emergency healthcare for its holders while staying in other EU countries. With Brexit around the corner, many UK and EU citizens are confused as to whether the EHIC card will still be valid after March 29th. In …

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International retiree health insurance

International retiree health insurance: how to find the best one

For all of the expats planning to be (or who are already) retired abroad, health insurance is an important issue. International retiree health insurance can be a tricky, though, as so many factors come in place when trying to obtain one, with coverage levels, provider networks, and price being some of the most crucial ones. …

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Cost of health insurance in the Americas

Why is the cost of health insurance in the Americas increasing?

That the US is the most expensive country in the world to obtain health insurance, we knew for a long time. But did you know that the cost of health insurance in the Americas is on the rise? One of the key findings in Pacific Prime’s 2018 Cost of Health Insurance report suggests that the …

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long term health insurance plans

What is the purpose of long term health insurance plans?

Just like retirement plans covering our financial future, long term health insurance plans are designed to do exactly the same. With the development of the modern medicine, we tend to live longer than ever before in human history, but we are also at a higher risk of spending our golden years with one or more …

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Cost of health insurance in the Americas

Why is the cost of health insurance in the Americas increasing?

That the US is the most expensive country in the world to obtain health insurance, we knew for a long time. But did you know that the cost of health insurance in the Americas is on the rise? One of the key findings in Pacific Prime’s 2018 Cost of Health Insurance report suggests that the …

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Brand new long term health insurance guide released!

With the goal of simplifying insurance, Pacific Prime is pleased to announce the release of our latest Long Term Health Insurance Guide – 2018. Drawing upon the in-depth knowledge and the solid experience of our specialists in the industry, this guide spells out all the key information you should consider when securing long term health …

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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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How international hospitals attract patients & insurers

How international hospitals attract patients & insurers

In the era where people travel more frequently, be it for pleasure, work, retirement or medical treatments, private, international hospitals and clinics that offer international standards of care must find ways to attract their clientele. Besides the high quality of healthcare, international medical centers factor many different routes of attracting patients and insurers into their …

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EHIC card Brexit

Will the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) be valid after Brexit?

Until now, the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) card has provided the right to free or partially free emergency healthcare for its holders while staying in other EU countries. With Brexit around the corner, many UK and EU citizens are confused as to whether the EHIC card will still be valid after March 29th. In …

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Top Producer Award article

Pacific Prime wins Bupa Global’s Top Producer Award in Hong Kong

As Asia’s leading insurance broker, Pacific Prime has garnered numerous accolades and awards since the company was first founded in 2000. Our latest industry recognition came from Bupa Global at a Christmas party held recently in Hong Kong, where we received the highly coveted Top Producer Award. Leading news sites, such as Market Watch and …

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