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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Unifying international employee benefits: how using a broker makes better sense

A challenge facing many businesses with multiple global operations is managing the benefits of their staff. In an age where salaries alone are no longer sufficient to attract the high calibre talent companies look for to drive their success further, juggling international employee benefits can be a tough task. Still, the lure of emerging markets …

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