Which countries have mandatory health insurance in 2019?

Against the backdrop of ever-increasing medical costs and aging populations, governments around the world are devising different plans to cope with mounting pressures experienced by their public healthcare systems. And the introduction of compulsory health insurance for all citizens seems to have become a mainstream solution to this problem. Many countries including France, Dubai, the …

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What should employees do when companies cut healthcare benefits?

With skyrocketing medical costs, employers nowadays are getting more concerned over their insurance budgets, especially within companies which offer more lush insurance plans that include dependent benefits, as well as dental and vision coverage. While companies strive to retain top talent and increase employee engagement with the right mix of benefits, we at Pacific Prime …

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Five tips to innovate your company’s employee benefits

As an insurance brokerage, we here at Pacific Prime have seen all forms of new and innovative employee benefits. Sometimes these perks are oftentimes so creative that office ping-pong tables or birthday leave seem to pale in comparison. Examples include work anniversary gifts, botox leave, protest training, pawternity leave, and even a dating subsidy. Unique …

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Raising breast cancer awareness in the workplace

October marks the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is celebrated across the world to increase attention and support for the prevention, early detection, and treatment of breast cancer. Apart from individual efforts, employers can also promote breast cancer awareness by encouraging your valued employees to participate in early detection. It’s not only about reducing the …

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