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Who Should get Travel Insurance?

We hear from Canadians all the time about their cousin, friend, or aunt so-and-so who went on a vacation without insurance and were just fine. We’re sure that’s true, but insurance isn’t there for the times the vacation goes fine and dandy. On the contrary, Health Risk is there for when the plan goes terribly,
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Don’t Forget to Ask Your Employer About These Benefits

If you’ve just been offered a new job then let us be the first to offer you a warm congratulations! But before you make your decision about whether to take the offer or not, there are a couple things about Employee Benefits that you should remember to ask about. Vacations If you’re a frequenter of our blog,
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Tips for Canadians Traveling Abroad

Most of us living in Canada are pretty darn lucky. It’s hard to overstate how fortunate we are to have access to warm homes, clean water, and affordable healthcare. Other people living in other countries aren’t always so lucky, and when Canadians travel abroad, it’s important to take our health and the health risks of
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Attracting and Retaining Employees: The Benefits of Benefits

Has your organization been struggling to attract and retain quality employees for the past few years? Do you understand the immense value of employee benefit offerings? When it comes to finding and keeping top-tier talent, there are many benefits of offering employee benefits. At Health Risk, we can help you design comprehensive employee benefits programs
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Occupational Stress

In the Western world, many people learn to cope and deal with a variety of different stresses. One of the main causes of stress in Canada is occupational stress. Occupational stress is quite simply stress involving work. It can stem from a wide range of problems from inadequate work conditions and long hours to an
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What Type of Benefit Plans Does Health Risk Offer?

Is your company looking for an insurance benefit plan provider? Have you explored the many flexible options available from Health Risk Services? If not, you should take some time today to explore some of the benefit plans offered by Health Risk. At Health Risk Services, our benefit programs are uniquely designed to meet company’s specific
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What the Heck are Employee Assistance Programs?

Many Canadians, especially members the younger generation who have just entered the workforce in the last decade, may not have ever heard of employee assistance programs. That’s because it’s actually quite an old program that just isn’t appreciated the way it used to be. During the early 40s and World War II, Canada saw an
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The Benefits of Getting Benefits from a Boutique Service Provider

If you’ve ever checked out the health insurance options at the big companies like Blue Cross or Sunlife, you’ve likely noticed that they usually offer only one or two plans per province. Usually they have a basic plan that rarely covers quite enough and an expensive plan that covers too much. You’re forced to compromise
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What Gen Y is Looking for in their Plan

Are you trying to tailor your benefit offerings to meet the needs of the Gen Y workforce? Do you know what Gen Y is looking for in their benefits plan? If not, you’re most likely neglecting the needs of a vast segment of workers. Gen Y is consistently upsetting the traditional order of things, and
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