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Live Well, Work Well – May 2019

Live Well, Work Well – May 2019

The Live Well, Work Well newsletter is an employee newsletter that is produced monthly and covers topics like health, wellness, fitness, nutrition and personal finance. This month’s issue discusses mental and eye health. 5 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Daily Mental Health Mental health plays a huge role in your overall health and well-being. It affects everything, including how we think, feel and act, and helps determine how we make healthy choices and cope with stress. Because it’s such a crucial component of your health, it’s important to focus on maintaining or improving your mental health. Here are five simple ways to do so every day: Express gratitude. Taking five minutes a day to write down the things that you are grateful for has been proven to lower stress levels and can help you change your mindset from…read more →

Benefits of Government Funding for Canadian Businesses

Benefits of Government Funding for Canadian Businesses

Benefits of Government Funding for Canadian Businesses Information provided by Mentor Works Canadian government grants and loans are carefully distributed to support the development of competitive, growth-oriented companies. Considerable time and resources are devoted from the federal and provincial governments across Canada to support these initiatives and strengthen emerging industries. As result, significant incentives exist for mature businesses who prioritize domestic and international expansion. There are many benefits of government funding when a strategic approach is taken to research, write, and submit applications. For one, Canadian government funding can enable projects that would be unlikely to occur without additional support, which is an immediate benefit to businesses. This includes a wide range of strategic projects, from the purchase of innovative machinery, to the hiring and training of new employees. Alternately, some small business funding programs are positioned to support the…read more →

International Insurance Newsletter | May 2019 Edition

International Insurance Newsletter | May 2019 Edition

International Insurance Newsletter | May 2019 Edition Events, developments, and opportunities in the international marketplace. We occupy a unique position in the international risk management and employee benefits marketplace, and have the ability and resources to help you globally. We provide our clients exclusive access to a dedicated, in-sourced international department, effectively on their payroll and fully integrated within their operations, acting as an extension of their team. Our network provides access to more experience, technical resources, and innovative industry expertise. We are able to provide direct local involvement worldwide and strengthen insurer relations, providing regional knowledge and expertise as well as regulatory compliance. Please contact us at 1-800-661-1518 if you have any questions or concerns regarding international insurance. Recent Successes: Placed in-country Property insurance for a global company engaged in the growth, testing, analysis and refining of high-grade medical cannabis. Coordinated…read more →

Live Well, Work Well – April 2019

Live Well, Work Well – April 2019

Alongside Health Canada, the Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry dedicates the month of April to oral health awareness. Oral health problems are painful and costly, affecting millions of people each year. April is National Oral Health Month Alongside Health Canada, the Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry dedicates the month of April to oral health awareness. Oral health problems are painful and costly, affecting millions of people each year. What many fail to realize is that poor oral health can lead to many seemingly unrelated medical conditions. In fact, oral bacteria and oral disease have been linked to a variety of serious illnesses, including heart disease, diabetes, stroke and pregnancy complications. Keep your oral health in good shape by practising the following: Drink fluoridated water and use fluoride toothpaste. Take care of your teeth and gums. Thoroughly brushing and flossing…read more →

International Insurance Newsletter | April 2019 Edition

International Insurance Newsletter | April 2019 Edition

International Insurance Newsletter | April 2019 Edition Recent Successes: Placed local Property as well as Primary and Excess Liability policies for an Aruba based firm providing engineering services and solutions to the energy industry. Bound General Liability coverage for a roofing contractor undertaking a project in St Croix, USVI for a hotel resort damaged by Hurricane Maria. Arranged the issuance of local Commercial Package, D&O and Umbrella policies as part of controlled master programs for an advertising and design firm opening in Canada. Global Political Risk A global view of the Political Risk issues facing multinational organizations and investors suggests that businesses have never before faced such a breadth of challenges. From emerging economies to mature ones, business and trade are increasingly susceptible to uncertainty, with political risks posing a threat to their business interests. Contracts for the supply of goods…read more →

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