Wellness Challenges in the Workplace

As a provider of healthcare protection, health and wellness is at the core of everything I do. Don’t get me wrong, I love my champagne and cheese but I balance out my guilty pleasures with green smoothies and exercise to ensure I’m living a wholesome and well-balanced life. At Expat Insurance, I work with a team who are also quite health conscious. Salads, fresh juices, talk of cleanses, new gym classes and Bali health retreats aren’t uncommon in our office. But as a leader, there’s a fine line when it comes to encouraging a healthy lifestyle, which is why I’ve decided to share my top advice for leaders looking to implement a wellness challenge in their workplace. Keep It Simple The death o

Choosing the Best Group Health Insurance for Your Employees

Let’s be honest here: As an HR or Business Leader, typically there’s little time dedicated to reviewing your company’s group health insurance plan. The reality is that many people opt for the same plan year-over-year simply because it’s easier and not because it’s maximizing coverage and managing costs. It can be hard to understand the ins-and-outs of Group Medical Insurance. What do you look for? How do you make changes? Do you do it alone or hire a professional? What elements do your team value most? Here are a few tips to guide you to building better Employee Benefit Programmes. Don’t Let Price Guide Your Choice When picking group medical insurance plans, it’s common for leaders to be in

Ahoy HR Leaders, Set Sail in a New Direction in 2017!

Recently I was asked what my top advice is for savvy business folk in 2017? My answer was simple: focus on your people to build a culture of trust and security. That’s right. In 2017, organisations should be working to build stronger cultures of trust and security. In today’s competitive job market, we know that employers are working harder at not just retaining employees, but also attracting new talent. With company loyalty at an all-time low, building strong cultures of trust through value-added benefit programmes shows your employees that you not just care about them, but you want the very best for them in all areas of their lives. Subsequently, they feel appreciated, are inherently more

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