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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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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Questions you should ask when weighing up healthcare for small businesses

Earlier this month, we examined employee benefits for small businesses, and why companies might want to offer such perks to their staff. Some do it for talent acquisition purposes; others to reward and support loyal, hardworking staff. Whatever the reasons, securing healthcare for small businesses can seem like a huge task. Asking these key questions …

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