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How to Make Your Workplace Resolution-Friendly

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Jan 2018

How to Make Your Workplace Resolution-Friendly

At this point, you’ve probably spoken to your co-workers about their 2018 goals or resolutions. By now, you have may also found someone going back on their resolution. Here’s a question: did you laugh with them, give them a hard time, or ignore it? Here at Bensol, we will be away at an offsite planning session January 18/19th to set our business goals for the year...

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Everything to Know About OHIP+ Coming in January

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Dec 2017

Everything to Know About OHIP+ Coming in January

Perhaps you’ve heard by now, that the Ontario Government is changing coverage for people under age 25. Starting January 1, 2018, people under the age of 25 will have coverage to over 4,400 drugs from OHIP. It’s called OHIP+ and it means that come January 1st, OHIP+ provides free coverage for the most common prescription drugs. However, many people are wondering what this means in...

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5 Important Takeaways from the 2017 Sanofi Employee Benefits Survey

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Nov 2017

5 Important Takeaways from the 2017 Sanofi Employee Benefits Survey

For us benefits consultants, the Sanofi Survey is almost like a holy text. The information gathered from this survey comes from all of North America’s largest insurance providers to better understand what both employers and employees think of their benefit plans. When you boil down the data, you get very actionable steps of how to improve your small business benefits plans, which in turn will...

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Why Giving Back is Good for Business

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Nov 2017

Why Giving Back is Good for Business

The first snow of the season is now behind us. So you know what that means. Holiday cheer is in the air! The holidays are a perfect time to give back to the Guelph-Wellington community. Giving back can be a great way to increase morale around a stressful season and add a much needed boost to morale before those Winter Blues set in. If you’ve...

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What Are the 5 Scariest Small Business Benefits to Go Without?

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Oct 2017

What Are the 5 Scariest Small Business Benefits to Go Without?

The scariest time of the year is nearly upon us. So the question is: what do small business insurance consultants like us fear most? Our biggest fear is Small businesses not ensuring their workplace is a great place to work that attracts the best talent! So this Halloween, our treat is letting you know which office perks your business shouldn’t go without. That way, you...

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Our Secret Weapons to Productivity You Can Try Right Now

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Oct 2017

Our Secret Weapons to Productivity You Can Try Right Now

This time of the year, it can be tough to focus. With the weather not as nice, and the holiday season soon underway, it’s easy to get distracted by negative or stressful thoughts. Of course, people who try to be productive are only going to feel more stressed if they feel a lack of focus. But there’s no need to worry. We’ve scoured the internet...

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Our Favourite Places in Guelph to do Corporate Team Building

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Oct 2017

Our Favourite Places in Guelph to do Corporate Team Building

Business doesn’t have to be serious all the time. If it is, you have a serious problem on your hands. Your employees are people. And like most people, they like having fun. Most fun is had away from work, so when fun enters the workplace, you can really win points with your employees. Plus, the happier your employees, the more productive they’ll be. One of...

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Top Myths Keeping People from Buying Much-Needed Life Insurance

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Sep 2017

Top Myths Keeping People from Buying Much-Needed Life Insurance

Life! It can be pretty great, wouldn’t you say? And for exactly that reason, many people don’t like talking about life insurance. For some, it can seem a little morbid to discuss what happens to you or your money after you die.  And if you’ve seen Groundhog Day, your opinion of life insurance salespeople may be a little tainted.   However, life insurance brings assurance...

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Finding the Right Group Insurance Plan for Your Small Business

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Sep 2017

Finding the Right Group Insurance Plan for Your Small Business

Simple. A word not many have used to describe group insurance. As consultants, it’s our job to make benefits as easy as possible, so you can worry about running and growing a business. However, it does help to be informed on the basics of plans so you can make the absolutely right decision for your small business. What Makes Group Insurance Different? Group insurance is...

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Why Your Business Could Use Investment in Diversity and Inclusion

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Aug 2017

Why Your Business Could Use Investment in Diversity and Inclusion

For a lot of businesses, the topic of diversity and inclusion have been on the brain. It’s no wonder. A diverse workplace has all kinds of benefits including increased collaboration a teamwork and an increased pool of skills knowledge and ideas. The Millennial generation is the most diverse generation to date, they expect a diverse and inclusive workplace. So if you’re looking to attract the...

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