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You get more than just great advice when you deal with our BENEFITS specialists at HUB International Insurance Brokers. You receive the combined power of our vast global resources and solid local relationships, designed to give you the best-possible solution for employers or individuals alike.

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  • July 19, 2016
    When it comes to benefits, employers and employees have many options.  One of these options is being offered by US-based Figo Pet Insurance, which is offering health-care coverage for cats and dogs, that employers can provide as part of a group benfits plan. Launched in April 2015, Figo offers a 10% discount on insurance premiums to employees of participating organizations.  The premiums can be paid as part of an employee's payroll...
  • July 07, 2016
    A recent survey conducted by ADP Canada found that the majority of Canadians across the country would leave their jobs for improved retirement benefits with another employer.  Some of the most notable findings: 77% of Canadian employees would leave their jobs for better retirement support 88% of respondents in British Columbia would leave their job for better pension or retirement support elsewhere 78% of millennial employees would be...
  • June 24, 2016
    There are some fascinating statistics to be found in the recently released 2016 Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey, including how benefits plans are viewed.  Whether you believe benefits plans are a health resource or a form of compensation depends heavily on whether you are an employer or an employee. Employers top 4 reasons for providing a health benefit plan: Boosting Productivity - 64% Maintain Employee Satisfaction - 60% Attract &...
  • June 16, 2016
    The results of the 2016 Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey were recently released, with some interesting findings. Out of 13 possible wellness programs or policies, the most popular were: Flexible Working Arrangements - 41% Off-Site Gym Memberships / Fitness Classes - 36% Healthy Foods & Snacks - 36% Flu Shots at Work - 35% When asked about their current benefits, employees valued: Prescription Drug Coverage - 94% Basic Dental Services - 93...
  • June 16, 2016
    A recent survey found that 62% of Canadian employees would be willing to pay more out of their paycheque in order to receive a more generous retirement benefit.  The survey conducted by Willis Towers Watson polled over 2,000 Canadian employees and found that 65% of employees would be willing to pay more in order to receive a pension that was guaranteed for life. Paying for improved retirement benefits spanned all age groups, with 71% of...
  • June 14, 2016
    If employees don’t understand their dental benefits, they may pay unexpectedly out of pocket for their expenses. Worse, they could be vulnerable to fraudulent dental claims that contribute to rising insurance premiums. And with recent statistics showing insurance companies were paying at least $7 billion for Canadians’ dental care annually, employers have an interest in helping their staff become better dental consumers. About 65% to...

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