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08/07/2019 - 11:05am

Don't be shy about talking to your employer about corporate health insurance provision. This important employee benefit has advantages for both you and them, and is easier to implement than they likely believe. 

05/07/2019 - 9:54am

If you've never had a serious injury or illness, it can be tempting to think that private health insurance is something for other people. Don't make that mistake.

In this article, we'll demonstrate the downsides of forgoing this vital cover. These include potentially paying additional tax, missing out on reduced premiums and sacrificing the opportunity for quicker medical care should you need it.

25/06/2019 - 4:36pm

The world of employment is changing. 

Among the shifts in the landscape, a growing gig economy means that businesses are having to try harder than ever to attract and, crucially, hold onto the highest quality people. If this sounds familiar, and you're looking for ways to ensure staff loyalty in your organisation, supplying highly regarded benefits is an excellent option

24/06/2019 - 4:01pm

In business, the bottom line is everything.

Each investment you make needs to be carefully weighed to ensure it's in line with your budget, and that it will deliver on your objectives. The same philosophy should apply to investing in corporate health insurance.

Offering a company plan to your staff is a fantastic job perk that can boost morale, increase productivity and help you counter absenteeism. However, not all policies are created equal, meaning you need to do some serious research to get the right outcomes.

17/06/2019 - 12:01pm

The task of finding the right corporate health insurance policy often belongs to a company's HR department. 

Given that there are a total of 37 registered health funds in Australia, each offering a huge range of choices, it's not always easy to know where to start your research.

30/05/2019 - 2:58pm

Once your corporate health plan is in place, it can be tempting to 'set and forget'. However, in the ever changing world of insurance, this isn't an option if you want to ensure continued return on investment (ROI).

In this article, we discuss the factors that influence value for money when it comes to corporate health insurance. So, when's the right time to review your plan options?

20/05/2019 - 3:27pm

It's a common misconception that corporate health insurance is only for larger companies. However, if you're a small business owner, there's no reason why your staff should miss out.

In this article we'll look at who's eligible to access corporate health insurance policies, how they can benefit smaller organisations specifically and why you shouldn't worry about the practicalities of implementing such programs. 

16/01/2019 - 1:30pm

This year's private health insurance premium increase will be the lowest in 18 years.

For consumers this is great news, but knowing where to look to find real savings isn't always straight forward. This article will examine the reasons behind the annual premium rise, explain why this year's is comparatively small, and show you why 2019 is the perfect year to invest in a private health insurance policy.

13/12/2018 - 9:12am

Is there anything more important than your health?

Among the many resolutions you'll make for this New Year, there's one you need to stick to - getting clued up on private health insurance

The combination of government reforms and premium increases means that 2019 will be a year of great change in the world of private health. Here's what to expect from the next 12 months.

28/11/2018 - 12:04pm

Expanding your company overseas is one of the most exciting moments in the career of anyone in business. 

However, sending your staff to work in other countries presents some unique challenges - most importantly keeping them safe

This article will provide you with vital information on providing private health insurance for Australian expat employees, and how to avoid common pitfalls.

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