As group health plan open enrollment looms for most companies, communicating your offerings to your staff is key to getting as many of them as possible to sign up for coverage.
That requires a solid strategy aimed at helping your employees understand their choices and the financial implications of them. Most importantly, you want to reach those employees who didn't sign up last year and stress the importance of health insurance.
As identity theft continues growing, one of the main treasure troves that criminals covet is employee data. After all, it typically contains your staff's personally identifiable information and other information that should not fall into nefarious hands.
As the labor market remains tight and businesses struggle to find staff, more small firms are starting to offer employee benefits, particularly health coverage.
But the costs of coverage can be daunting and many employers worry about whether they can afford benefits programs and struggle to set a budget that won't deplete or severely dent their profits.