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Employee Benefits tag returned 19 results

  • Hong Kong: HSBC launches whole-of-life plan designed for commercial customers

    HSBC has launched HSBC Health Goal Insurance Plan (HGIP), a whole-of-life insurance plan designed for commercial customers in Hong Kong. Commercial customers can now integrate HGIP into their business continuity strategy to cover enhanced keyman protection, talent retention and long-term wealth growth.

    Agents | 26 May 2020
  • Hong Kong: Health conscious office workers appreciate benefits of working from home

    Sun Life Hong Kong Limited ("the Company" or "Sun Life Hong Kong") announced its latest "Health and Wellbeing at Work" survey in Hong Kong. The survey found that 64% of respondents are satisfied or very satisfied with the human resources policies at their company during the pandemic, with 53% enjoying an improved sense of belonging. Of those surveyed, 63% described their current mood as content, and 72% ranked health as their top life goal for the next five years.

    Agents | 20 May 2020
  • Employees experiencing higher levels of stress due to COVID-19

    A new report Navigating Together: Supporting Employee Well-Being in Uncertain Times by MetLife says 67% of employees are experiencing higher levels of stress due to COVID-19 and work and finance are their biggest concerns.

    Asia Risk | 20 May 2020
  • COVID-19 pandemic could reverse the advances made in closing the gender pay gap

    A news report published by Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF) says the advances made in closing the global gender pay gap are at a risk of being reversed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

    Asia Risk | 01 Apr 2020
  • Employers are recommended to review health and safety policies - Willis Towers Watson

    The coronavirus outbreak has many worried about their health, and employers are no different. According to an article by Willis Towers Watson (WTW), this epidemic is a wake-up call for companies to "carefully review the strategies, policies, and procedures they have in place to protect employees, customers, and operations in this and future epidemics."

    Asia Risk | 04 Mar 2020
  • FWD Singapore pulls the plug on employee-benefits business

    FWD Group, the insurance arm of Hong Kong-headquartered Pacific Century Group, will be closing its employee benefits business in Singapore by December 2020. This means that the insurer will stop pitching for new contracts for that business and will also not renew existing contracts once they expire.

    Agents | 10 Dec 2019
  • Well-suited benefits package on the agenda for APAC employers, says survey

    Less than half of employers In Asia Pacific believe their benefits package is tailored to meet the specific needs of their workforce, revealed the latest 2019/2020 benefit trends survey by global advisory, broking and solutions firm Willis Towers Watson. At the same time, only a minority of employers in Asia Pacific and globally think their benefits are truly effective.

    AIRPlus | 06 Nov 2019
  • WHO and Japan Cancer Society to work to make Japanese workplaces free from tobacco smoke.

    World Health Organisation (WHO) and Japan Cancer Society have launched a campaign to create smoke-free workplaces in Japan.

    Asia Risk | 23 Oct 2019
  • Southeast Asia sees 'first' micro-insurance for critical illness protection

    Grab's insurance arm, GrabInsure and NTUC Income have introduced Southeast Asia's 'first' micro-insurance plan named 'Critical Illness: Pay Per Trip' (CIPPT) in Singapore exclusively to all Grab driver-partners between 18 and 75 years of age who can subscribe to the new plan via the Grab driver-partner app.

    Asia | 02 Aug 2019
  • Low lean mass among South Asians and susceptibility for type 2 diabetes

    South Asians, even those who move to other countries, are at a higher risk of diabetes than people of most other ethnicities. According to a study published recently in the journal Nature Scientific Reports, the reason for this is the relatively low lean mass of South Asians.

    Asia Risk | 24 Jul 2019

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