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How to Combine Financial Wellness with Traditional Wellness Benefits

Employers that take a vested interest in the financial wellbeing of their employees are reaping the benefits of a healthier and happier workforce. The key is how to combine financial wellness with traditional wellness benefits. Some traditionalists still think that a pay cheque is compensation enough for employees, but studies have repeatedly shown that a…
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The Top Chronic Diseases in Canadian Workplaces

Business owners need to be aware of the top chronic diseases in Canadian workplaces to better align their group health plans with the reality faced by Canadian workers. According to the 2019 Sanofi Canada Health-Care Survey, 54% of Canadian workers report having at least one chronic disease or condition. With the right treatment options, these…
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Which Benefits are Dominating Canadian Online Job Searches?

Prospective employees almost exclusively look for new job offers online, gone are the days of sheepishly asking the front desk to pass along a resume. Professional recruiting companies match employees based on the perks and benefits they are looking for. It is important to note which benefits are dominating Canadian online job searches to help…
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Top BC Group Benefit Trends in 2019

The year is going fast, before you know it, we will be entering the next decade! Now is a good time to reflect on the top BC group benefit trends in 2019 to help identify areas of improvement for your business. As always, the goal is to differentiate your business from the competition and ensure…
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Add Value to Your Business with a Group Retirement Plan

Many employees are envious of the retirement options available to people that work in the public sector. But private businesses can compete for top employees by recognizing the need for end-of-work planning. Employees need to see a light at the end of the tunnel, just like business owners. It’s time to add value to your…
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Why Financial Wellness is Important for your Employees in Canada

We have written many articles on employee health and wellness, which is crucial to productivity and profitability for your business. Financial wellness is important for your employees in Canada as well, it is a critical part of the overall well-being of your workforce. What is financial wellness? Financial wellness describes an employees overall financial state.…
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The Basics of a Health-Care Spending Account

Health-care spending accounts (HSAs) are gradually gaining popularity in Canada. A 2018 survey found that 33% of employers are offering this unique group benefit option to their employees, compared to 31% in 2017. Some employers are unsure of the difference between this account and a traditional group benefits plan. Here are some of the basics…
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Developing a Unique Group Benefits Package for your Diverse Business

Developing a unique group benefits package for your diverse business can seem daunting given the current employment landscape. Unemployment is down and the competition for top employees is just as important as the competition for new business. Attracting and retaining quality employees is a challenge at the best of times. This is why developing a…
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