Ask your employees about their New Year's resolutions. If they mention health and fitness, they're not alone. Year after year, people vow to exercise more, to lose weight, and to eat better in the New Year. Just as regularly, however, most abandon their resolutions after a couple of months.
Bullying is a hot topic in today’s workplaces. More and more people are recognizing bullying as a problem, and employers want to do their part to create a safer workplace for all.
But how can you prevent bullying at work? And what can you do if it does become a problem?
In this blog, we’ll discuss how to recognize the signs of bullying, and what actions you can take to correct any issues.
In January 2019, the BC government will introduce a new Health Tax to replace the BC MSP premiums. The goal is to save individuals $900 and families $1,800 a year.
But how will it affect you as an employer? You might be worried about how to manage this extra cost.
So in this blog, we’ll share some key information about the new BC Payroll Health Tax, and how your business can save money in other areas.
Chronic disease is on the rise all over the world, creating major challenges for both employees and employers. Today, these illnesses cause two thirds of Canada’s health care costs, and 59% of employees with benefits coverage are living with at least one chronic condition.
If you have a benefits plan, you have most likely gone through a renewal in the past. Now that the next one is just around the corner, you have the chance to work with your advisor to decide on a plan that will benefit both your employees and you organization. For human resource professionals, this is an excellent opportunity to further the positive impact of employee wellness.
Believe it or not, most people are at risk for heart disease. And because our goal is to help you create a healthy, thriving workforce, we wanted to shine a light on this critical issue.
Before the new year, forward-thinking employers can take extra steps to help employees prepare for the transition. The month of December is the perfect time to assess current-year benefits, especially if they elapse at the end of the year. If employees take full advantage of their benefits, they're more likely to feel positive about their work.
When employers are looking to provide a unique benefit offering to employees, the conversation of “total rewards” is reviewed.
Total rewards recognizes that employee motivation and satisfaction are derived from a range of diverse needs and can be best supported by bundles of different reward components.
We get it.
Helping an employee ‘move on’ is one of the most unpleasant things you’ll ever have to do as an employer.