Best Things To Beat The Workplace Blues in the United Kingdom – Survey

Recently, Censuswide conducted a survey asking over 1,000 United Kingdom office workers, "What items would make you happier and less stressed in the workplace?" for Liberty Games.  The top six overall answers were as follows: Healthy snacks and drinks -...

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When HR Meets PR

A couple of weeks back, a woman in Winnipeg went public with a story about her job application with a local food delivery company. She told her social media followers how her second interview with the organization was cancelled,...

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1986 Called…It Wants its Benefits Plan Back

By Kevin Hawryluk Most of us don’t need a hot tub time machine to recall the mid-80s: strolling down the street in acid-washed jeans, listening to Bon Jovi or the Footloose soundtrack on your Sony Walkman—while on your way to...

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Inclusion a Driver of Culture and Results

By Alona Puehse Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) has been a deliberate area of focus for several competitive companies over the past several years. By now, it has become clear that to fully leverage the value of a diverse and inclusive...

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Is Your Tax-Free PHSP Status in Peril? The Risks of Emergency Travel Inclusion

By Alan McEwen Extended health coverage is a benefit offered by many employers—usually provided under a group insurance contract with one of the major insurance companies such as Sun Life, Manulife or The Co-operators. Emergency travel benefits are a standard part...

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The Benefits of Having the EFAP Benefit

By Robert Bogress and Patrick Burkart Feeling bothered by family issues? Struggling with mental health issues or addictions? Need help setting up a will or with financial planning? These are examples of common situations that can be addressed through the services...

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Benefits Plan: Termination Because of Age

By Queenie Yeung and Brent Delveaux “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter” – Mark Twain But it matters with benefit plans. We are an aging population, a reality that is not going to...

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The Benefits of Wellness

By Daniel Wolfson More and more employers are starting to make the connection between the costs associated with a health benefits plan and the underlying health of their employees. In the benefits and insurance world, we (as insurance advisors) are tasked...

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