The Benefits Trust Blog

A Post-Covid Strategy for Health and Benefits Plans

Office Strategy
Posted on October 1st, 2020 by Robert Crowder

In the September 2020 edition, our President, Robert J. Crowder, CLU GBA, was published in Workplace.ca, a leading publication on Canadian management and workplace resources. The topic discussed was how benefits advisors and business owners needed to plan for a post-Covid world for their health and benefits plans. Below is (…) [Read Full Article]

Posted in Employee Benefits

Comments Off on A Post-Covid Strategy for Health and Benefits Plans

Mitigating Risk in Your Client’s Benefits Plan Design – Part 1

Posted on September 24th, 2020 by Mike Ignatz

A benefits plan is a promise between an employer and their employee. As a trusted source of knowledge to your clients, your role as a benefits advisor is to help them keep that promise. You can achieve this by advising them on the optimal benefits plan design that will best (…) [Read Full Article]

Comments Off on Mitigating Risk in Your Client’s Benefits Plan Design – Part 1

Case Study: Freeing Yourself From the Commodity Mindset

Posted on August 27th, 2020 by Mike Ignatz

The main focus of The Benefits Trust is to provide superior Third Party Administration services for employer groups of one or more. We do this by tapping into our professional insurance advisor distribution network. And because we’re independently and privately-owned, we’re able to work with close to 20 different insurance (…) [Read Full Article]

Posted in Custom Plan Design

Comments Off on Case Study: Freeing Yourself From the Commodity Mindset

Happy Canada Day from all of us at The Benefits Trust!

Posted on June 30th, 2020 by Robert Crowder

Last year, we celebrated our 25th anniversary at The Benefits Trust. In no corner of our imagination could we have expected to find ourselves where we are today. Like most of you, we are coping, we are adapting, and we are looking ahead to a brighter future. This year, we (…) [Read Full Article]

Posted in News

Tags:,

Comments Off on Happy Canada Day from all of us at The Benefits Trust!

Case Study: Reflecting Your Company Culture in Your Benefits Plan

Posted on May 21st, 2020 by Mike Ignatz

  At The Benefits Trust, our primary aim is to provide business owners with superior benefits plans. We offer tailored plans that are designed to provide ample flexibility, tax advantages, and, of course, employee satisfaction. Recently, we were able to help one of our clients in the education space design a (…) [Read Full Article]

Comments Off on Case Study: Reflecting Your Company Culture in Your Benefits Plan

We’re Here for You

Posted on March 24th, 2020 by Robert Crowder

As an essential service, we want to assure you that all employees at The Benefits Trust are working and available to support you during this unprecedented time. While our physical offices are closed, our team is fully functional and operating safely from home. Please encourage your employees to communicate with us electronically. All plan (…) [Read Full Article]

Posted in News

Comments Off on We’re Here for You

Case Study: Addressing Employee Demands for More Benefit Choices in Family Owned Business

Posted on February 21st, 2020 by Mike Ignatz

The client is a family-owned Canadian business in the logistics and distribution industry with over 70 employees, from labourers to professionals, key employees, and two generations of owners. From the beginning, it was clear to us that the diverse range of wages and salaries within the company would require a (…) [Read Full Article]

Comments Off on Case Study: Addressing Employee Demands for More Benefit Choices in Family Owned Business

Changes Coming to OHIP in 2020

Posted on November 26th, 2019 by Mike Ignatz

This has been a year of change for provincial health care under the Ontario government, with the trend continuing and no stone remaining unturned – including OHIP coverage. With many changes already having taken place in 2019, and a few still to come at the start of 2020, several services (…) [Read Full Article]

Comments Off on Changes Coming to OHIP in 2020

Canadian Businesses Turning to Flexible Benefits Plans

Posted on October 7th, 2019 by Mike Ignatz

While Canada continues to experience a growing multigenerational workforce, employers are currently trying to figure out how to not only encourage cohesion and collaboration among the generations, but also how to care for all of them. The needs and concerns of one generation do not necessarily overlap those of the (…) [Read Full Article]

Comments Off on Canadian Businesses Turning to Flexible Benefits Plans

CLHIA’s Withdrawal of Guideline G19 and Transparency

Four thick binders sitting on a desk.
Posted on July 10th, 2019 by Robert Crowder

The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) recently announced the withdrawal of Guideline G19 on advisor compensation for group benefits and group retirement services, effective as of May 31, 2019. The CLHIA stressed that in spite of these changes, its members remain committed to disclosure. CLHIA president and CEO (…) [Read Full Article]

Posted in News

Comments Off on CLHIA’s Withdrawal of Guideline G19 and Transparency
« Older Entries

Comments are closed.