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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Navigating the World of Employee Benefits and Corporate Health Insurance

Register for Pacific Prime and Bupa’s Masters Series conference: Navigating the World of Employee Benefits and Corporate Health Insurance on the 24th of October in Hong Kong.  Sponsored by renowned insurance industry leaders Pacific Prime and Bupa Global, this Worldwide ERC® Master Series event is set to present valuable knowledge about structuring employee benefits and …

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How do employee benefits reflect your company culture?

Recently, a New Zealand firm trialed a four-day working week and called it an ‘unmitigated success’, stirring up heated discussions and envy over the Internet. In face of the increasingly competitive talent market, it seems that other than the paycheck, employee benefits package is getting more important in recruiting and retaining employees. As such, the …

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Renewing employee benefits: Why should you stay with your current provider?

Among all of the annual costs facing businesses these days, compensation and benefits packages remain among one of their largest expenses. Salaries take a significant chunk out of operating budgets and employee benefits will often not be far behind. With benefit plans being annual contracts, companies will be regularly faced with the option of renewing …

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Creating greater support for diversity and inclusion with group insurance

Modern work environments shouldn’t just be about having kitsch, funky work spaces. It’s also about creating a non-physical environment that supports the changing face of the people who work within your office. Diversity and inclusion goals are becoming more and more common in today’s workplaces for the benefits they bring – but have you considered …

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