Why small businesses are banking on better benefits

In today’s job market, workers expect far more than health insurance from their employers.

For some businesses, that’s been a problem.

Yet, for employees, these offerings are increasingly important, especially as wages remain stagnant and younger workers, in particular, put more emphasis on finding a career with a flexible schedule and a better work-life balance.

Personal finance reporter Jessica Dickler cites Unum research in this article on how HR providers are finally able to bring big company benefits to the table.

About Unum Group

Unum Group provides a broad portfolio of financial protection benefits and services through the workplace, and is the leading provider of disability income protection worldwide. Through its Unum US, Unum UK, Unum Poland, and Colonial Life businesses, the company provides disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental and vision benefits that protect millions of working people and their families. Unum also provides leave and absence management services that streamline the leave experience for employers and employees, and stop-loss coverage to help self-insured employers protect against medical costs. Unum reported revenues of $12 billion in 2019 and paid $7.5 billion in benefits.

 

For more information, connect with us on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn