New Year’s Resolutions for HR Teams in 2021

This year has been nothing short of a challenge, and things are no different in the business world, as the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a large scale shift to remote working on very short notice. To top it off, the threat of the virus, the need to self-isolate, and the looming economic recession has …

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Top employee recognition ideas for Christmas

Show appreciation for the backbone of your company this holiday season. For many employees, 2020 has been a long and tumultuous year. The COVID-19 pandemic has uprooted the way we live and work. Not only are your employees worried about their health, but they are also concerned about job security. In other words, there is …

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The employer’s guide to financial wellbeing in the UK

When it comes to the UK’s financial wellbeing, the numbers are indeed staggering: more than half of working-age adults don’t understand enough about pensions to make decisions about saving for retirement. But what does financial wellbeing entail? And why should employers care? Today’s article by Pacific Prime UK addresses these questions, as well as provides …

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The rise of employee health tracking

Corporate surveillance is becoming increasingly common with the wide-spread availability of health tracking devices. During the COVID-19 pandemic, they are even used to mitigate pandemic-related risks. However, there’s a thin line between improving the overall output of workers and the violation of privacy. In fact, 50% of 239 corporations were already monitoring the content of …

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How to design a corporate wellness program in the UK

From looking at various job advertisements in the UK, it’s clear that corporate wellness programs are all the rage. Words and phrases like “flexible working”, “free gym membership”, and “EAPs” are common benefits that companies provide to entice the best candidates. If you too are looking to jump on the corporate wellness program bandwagon, this …

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The key tool for supporting female employees during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing shock waves in the economy the world over, but female employees are more likely to face the brunt of it, largely due to the industries they’re employed in and their share of household duties. With that said, employers’ shift in mindset can help female employees lessen the burden. In this …

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Introducing our first-ever Global Employee Benefits Trends Report

COVID-19 has dealt a tremendous blow to employee productivity, and unemployment rate. As the world wrestles with the pandemic, it’s more important than ever to dive into the areas that keep your employees engaged, while ensuring the costs do not increase and remain sustainable. For this reason, we are proud to introduce Pacific Prime’s very …

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Getting started on your firm’s employee wellness program

Work is the most stressful factor in people’s lives, with one in three saying their work life was either very or quite stressful, according to research commissioned by Mind, a UK mental health support charity. Given this, what can employers do to help? In this Pacific Prime UK article, we’ll go over a potential solution: …

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What are your health insurance options if you’ve been furloughed or made redundant?

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in job losses across the globe, and the United Kingdom is no exception. As the pandemic timeline continues, tens of thousands of employees in the UK have been made redundant and millions have been furloughed. With a significant percentage of the UK workforce at risk of losing their jobs, many …

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3 employer strategies to reduce work-related stress

The start of 2020 has been nothing short of turbulent as the coronavirus (COVID-19) spread across the UK, forcing millions of employees to fear not only for their lives and their loved ones but also their jobs. Little did we know that this nebulous disease will dramatically alter the way work is done. Millions of …

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