July 18, 2024

Which is the best employee benefits platform for you?

Choosing the right employee benefits platform can have a significant impact on your company's success in attracting and retaining top talents in today’s competitive talent market.
July 9, 2024

Innovation over insurance: How flexi-benefits are becoming the go-to option for businesses

Employers are turning to innovative solutions to include benefits that attract employees, such as flexi-benefits, to meet the diverse needs and preferences of their workforce.
June 28, 2024

Top three ways your employee benefits provider can help you cut costs and improve ROI

Partnering with a professional benefits administration provider can be a game-changer in achieving cost savings. These providers bring expertise, advanced technology, and efficient processes to streamline benefits administration, ultimately reducing costs and enhancing employee satisfaction.
June 19, 2024

Optimising Employee Benefits by Separating Outpatient Coverage for Cost-Efficiency

In today's business environment, many companies are providing insurance coverages to their employees. However with rising talent shortages, employee benefits packages need to be more comprehensive at companies to attract and retain top talent. To implement better employee benefits, it would likely come at a higher cost, with higher premiums.
June 4, 2024

Revealing The Hidden ROI Behind Employee Benefits Programmes

Unsurprisingly, considering the increasing cost of providing employee benefits due to the rise in healthcare costs and inflation, the financial implications of providing employee benefits remains one of the key factors organisations use to evaluate the impact of their policy.
May 23, 2024

Optimising Healthcare Spending: Tackling Benefit Abuse in Malaysia’s Manufacturing Sector

As healthcare expenses continue to soar, it becomes imperative for companies to maintain budgetary control and ensure financial stability. In this article, we delve into the intricacies of these challenges and unveil strategies to combat them effectively.
May 14, 2024

Innovate or Fall Behind: Future-proofing Talent Attraction in Malaysia’s Education Industry

With such a varied workforce, it seems intuitive to provide employee benefits that are personalised to each teacher at different levels. However, due to the difficulty in managing the different employee benefit packages, education institutions would traditionally take the approach of providing the same employee benefit package to all teachers. As such, this not only increases the cost of providing employee benefits where substitute teachers are provided with more employee benefits than expected, but it also decreases employee retention as full-time teachers would think it's unfair that they’re compensated the same as substitute and part-time teachers.
May 9, 2024

How flexi-benefit schemes can revolutionise insurance plans for IT and professional service businesses

60% of Malaysian businesses are facing trouble when developing a strategy to retain their top talent, with expecting a pay increase. In this competitive environment, companies continuously seek to attract and retain top talent to maintain their edge in the market.
April 29, 2024

Navigating Malaysia’s candidate-driven market in 2024 with flexible benefits

With candidates placing greater emphasis on factors beyond mere compensation when evaluating job opportunities, talent attraction and retention strategies such as traditional employee benefit schemes and a one-size-fits-all approach are increasingly becoming obsolete.
February 28, 2024

Conquer Common HR Struggles with Mednefits: Navigating the Benefits Maze

HR professionals wear many hats, handling tasks like payroll, recruitment, employee retention and benefits administration. However, managing benefits can be particularly complex and time-consuming. Manual reimbursements, managing diverse employee groups, and dealing with heavy workloads, MC abuse, and benefits overclaims can oftentimes overwhelm HR teams. This article sets out five common scenarios HR teams face and explores how Mednefits' innovative platform can help you navigate these scenarios with ease.
January 26, 2024
Predictions for employee benefits in 2024

A review of employee benefits in 2023 and our predictions for 2024

Teachers are the backbone of our nation. Attracting and retaining top educators is more crucial than ever amidst the teacher shortage crisis in Malaysia. By offering tailored flexible benefits across GP, Dental, Optical and more, institutions can create an environment that not only meets the diverse needs of teachers but empowers their engagement and retention in the industry. In this article, we set out the potential challenges your institution may encounter, and how our solution could be the perfect fit to
January 18, 2024
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Reshaping Malaysia’s IT & professional services sectors with flexible employee benefits

Teachers are the backbone of our nation. Attracting and retaining top educators is more crucial than ever amidst the teacher shortage crisis in Malaysia. By offering tailored flexible benefits across GP, Dental, Optical and more, institutions can create an environment that not only meets the diverse needs of teachers but empowers their engagement and retention in the industry. In this article, we set out the potential challenges your institution may encounter, and how our solution could be the perfect fit to
January 16, 2024
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Leveraging Employee Benefits in the Malaysian Education Industry: Is This a Way Out of the Teacher Shortage Crisis in Malaysia?

Teachers are the backbone of our nation. Attracting and retaining top educators is more crucial than ever amidst the teacher shortage crisis in Malaysia. By offering tailored flexible benefits across GP, Dental, Optical and more, institutions can create an environment that not only meets the diverse needs of teachers but empowers their engagement and retention in the industry. In this article, we set out the potential challenges your institution may encounter, and how our solution could be the perfect fit to
December 15, 2023

Streamlining employee benefits in the hospitality and retail Industry in Malaysia

In Singapore, the gig economy has seen tremendous growth, with more and more individuals opting for freelance work rather than traditional employment. However, despite this growth, one of the major concerns in this thriving space is the lack of employee benefits. With no fixed employer, gig economy workers are often left without any form of benefits such as health insurance, paid leave, or retirement plans. In this article, we explore how businesses in Singapore can ensure holistic employee benefit for gig workers and why flexible plans are the way to go.
November 17, 2023

Revolutionising corporate benefits in the Malaysian manufacturing

In Singapore, the gig economy has seen tremendous growth, with more and more individuals opting for freelance work rather than traditional employment. However, despite this growth, one of the major concerns in this thriving space is the lack of employee benefits. With no fixed employer, gig economy workers are often left without any form of benefits such as health insurance, paid leave, or retirement plans. In this article, we explore how businesses in Singapore can ensure holistic employee benefit for gig workers and why flexible plans are the way to go.
August 5, 2023

Human Inc: Using employee benefit to remain attractive to the younger talent force

In Singapore, the gig economy has seen tremendous growth, with more and more individuals opting for freelance work rather than traditional employment. However, despite this growth, one of the major concerns in this thriving space is the lack of employee benefits. With no fixed employer, gig economy workers are often left without any form of benefits such as health insurance, paid leave, or retirement plans. In this article, we explore how businesses in Singapore can ensure holistic employee benefit for gig workers and why flexible plans are the way to go.
April 26, 2023

How can businesses in Singapore ensure holistic employee benefit for gig workers

In Singapore, the gig economy has seen tremendous growth, with more and more individuals opting for freelance work rather than traditional employment. However, despite this growth, one of the major concerns in this thriving space is the lack of employee benefits. With no fixed employer, gig economy workers are often left without any form of benefits such as health insurance, paid leave, or retirement plans. In this article, we explore how businesses in Singapore can ensure holistic employee benefit for gig workers and why flexible plans are the way to go.
April 21, 2023

The ultimate guide to different types of flexible employee benefit plans

Flexible employee benefit plans allow employees to choose from a variety of benefits and allocate a portion of their compensation towards the benefits they prefer. There are several types of flexible employee benefit plans and it is crucial to understand them before implementing for employee engagement, retention and attraction.
March 8, 2023
It's time to review your employee benefits strategy.

A robust employee benefits strategy is no longer an option for businesses in 2023 and beyond

Everything you need to make an informed decision about what types of employee benefits platform will work best for your business.
February 9, 2023

Top 5 common mistakes employers make when using an employee benefit platform

Everything you need to make an informed decision about what types of employee benefits platform will work best for your business.
January 25, 2023

3 Ways of Employee Benefits Administration – Pros and Cons

Learn about the different employee benefits administration methods such as self-funded reimbursement, insurance, mednefits card and explore their pros and cons to determine the best solution for your business.
January 10, 2023
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What companies need to know about hospitalisation leave in Singapore

Learn the rules and entitlement for employees who are on hospitalisation leave. It is necessary to inform your employees about these details so they can be productive when they return from their leave.
January 9, 2023

Benefits Package to Attract & Retain Employees in Singapore

Learn more about different types of employee benefits to help your organisation recruit, retain and engage your employees.
January 9, 2023

Company Employee Benefits Policy In Singapore

What are the mandatory and supplementary benefits in Singapore that you should offer? Find out here.
January 9, 2023

Five considerations when renewing employee benefits insurance

Outpatient insurance renewals usually take place in January, April or November. During this period, it is the optimal time to determine whether the insurance plan has been working well for...
December 28, 2022

How to Engage Remote Employees – 5 Strategies Backed by Science

As more and more businesses go remote, it's important to know how to engage and manage your employees effectively. These five strategies are based on science and can help you get the most out of your team.
December 28, 2022

Inpatient vs Outpatient – Which Should Employers Use

Read how inpatient and outpatient services work, the pros and cons of each service, which employers should use, and how to save medical costs.
December 28, 2022

3 common mistakes that cost your employee benefits ROI

Are your employees using less than half of the employee benefits offered? Find out the 3 biggest reasons why and what you can do to maximise the employee benefits ROI.
December 28, 2022

How to communicate employee benefits in 5 steps

You have just revamped the organization’s employee benefits plan and are ready to communicate the changes to the employees, hoping that all of them understand the message with no questions asked.
November 8, 2022

The Ultimate Guide to Reducing Employee Benefits Costs

It’s now more crucial than ever for companies to find ways to reduce employee benefits costs as much as possible. This article shows the top 3 cost drivers and 4 ways to mitigate the impact.
November 7, 2022

The Ultimate Guide to Employee Benefits in Singapore

This ultimate guide to employee benefits entails everything you need to know including top benefits, best practices, and free guides for employee benefits in Singapore.
November 1, 2022

Covid-19 – Everything You Need to Know

The Covid-19 made one thing very clear, very quickly: work and life are tightly connected and employers have a broken care system for this connection.
October 18, 2022

Employee handbook in Malaysia – Best Practices [Template]

A guide to creating an employee handbook in Malaysia. Learn how to create and implement your company's employee handbook, what should and shouldn’t be included, how long it should be, and more.
October 11, 2022

5 ways to talk about mental health at work

Here's how you can help support employees' mental wellbeing in the workplace.
October 11, 2022
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The 5 Key 2022 HR Trends

Human Resource is a field that has undergone tremendous changes in the last few decades. The HR department of today looks nothing like it did back then.
October 11, 2022

The complete employee experience strategy for HR

Employee experience is a term that has become more and more popular in the last few years. As a result, it's also one of the most misunderstood terms in HR today. Many people think that...
October 4, 2022

How to support someone with disabilities at work

An Accenture research discovered employers who hired employees with disabilities outperformed their peers. Want to be inclusive? Learn these 5 ways to support employees with disabilities to thrive at work.
October 4, 2022

HR’s biggest challenge – Shaping the future of workforce

Learn how your HR can shape the future of workforce by addressing the impact technology will have on the workforce. Find out the 3 ways you can start shaping the future.
October 3, 2022

How to attract and retain employees – the complete guide

Find out what millennials & Gen Zs look for in their new jobs. This article is packed with tips that can help you attract your next generation of employees.
July 25, 2022

5 steps to implement flexi benefits — what it is and why it matters

What are the mandatory and supplementary benefits in Singapore that you should offer? Find out here.
May 6, 2021
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MediShield Life: Your Puzzling Questions Answered

What is MediShield Life? Is MediShield Life compulsory? What does MediShield Life cover? This article answers all your burning questions about MediShield Life.
February 4, 2021

Why attractive employee benefits matter more than you think

Employees in Malaysia have given the verdict: one of the top 3 most important factors when considering to stay or to accept a new offer across all generations is (...)
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