<strong>Group Benefits Travel Insurance Tips</strong>

travel insurance

3 min read Travel season is around the corner, are you planning a trip for you and your family? We’re hearing that travel is on everyone’s minds after the last few years. So, it’s no surprise if you have your sights set on a trip out of town. But before you pack your bags, don’t forget that your […]

Hot Topics with Benefits Plan Advisors

3 min read Wondering what’s most talked about among benefits plan advisors and what they’re especially concerned with these days? In our last post we covered key stats from the 2022 Benefits Canada Healthcare Survey and shared trending employee benefits plan concerns for employers. While that survey was focused on feedback from plan administrators and members, NMG Consulting’s […]

Trending Employee Benefit Plan Concerns

Benefit Plan Concerns

3 min read Benefits Canada conducts an annual survey that takes a pulse on perceptions from Canadian benefit plan members and employers to understand key areas of concern in healthcare and employee benefit plans. The results of the 2022 Benefits Canada Healthcare Survey have come in and today we’re exploring some of the biggest concerns raised by employers. […]

Departing Employee? What Happens Next

benefits conversion

3 min read Did you know that most employee benefits plans include an option for benefits conversion when an employee leaves the organization? With an aging workforce and more employees approaching retirement, it’s important to be aware of the options for someone when they are leaving a company. And it’s not just for someone retiring – whether a […]

Pre-Existing Condition Clauses in Employee Benefits

pre-existing condition

3 min read In our last post we shared a few features that can give your employee benefits plan a competitive edge, including critical illness coverage and long-term disability. Both of these employee benefits include a pre-existing condition clause, but a lot of people don’t necessarily know or understand how this works. Read on to learn all about […]

What Makes an Employee Benefits Plan Stand Out

employee benefit plans in Saskatchewan

3 min read We recently talked about how employee benefit plans in Saskatchewan can help you win the talent war by attracting, recruiting, and retaining the best people. Today let’s take a deep dive into some of the features of a benefits plan that we explored in our last post. Here are some of the most competitive types […]

Changing Employee Benefits Providers Is Easier Than You Think

changing employee benefits providers

2 min read Are you dissatisfied with your current employee benefits provider? You don’t need to stick with them if you’d like to make a change. It’s a common misconception that changing employee benefits providers is a difficult process or even impossible if your program is not up for renewal. The truth is, you can make a change […]

Why preventive Employee Health and Wellness Matter

Employee Health and Wellness

3 min read We’ve talked a lot recently about how workplace culture and employee well-being can have an impact on your employee benefits plan. Happier and engaged employees are less prone to fall ill when physical and mental health issues are avoided or addressed early on. Having a positive work culture that encourages open dialogue about mental health […]

Mental Health – Building Workplace Awareness

mental health

3 min read Mental health is a topic that’s being talked about increasingly and it’s important to recognize that it is a valid situation that employees may encounter at some point in their life. Between the challenges of finding work life balance, personal issues or trauma, stress at work, or any other number of concerns, we’ve seen an […]

Travel Plans? How Your Employee Benefits Travel Insurance Works

travel insurance

3 min read There have been lots of questions coming up around travel lately. It’s important to have a good understanding of how your employee benefits travel insurance works before planning a trip. A typical insured employee benefits plan would include travel insurance automatically built in to the extended health benefit. It provides coverage for an unexpected medical […]