BAN Blog

Sharing Success: Owen & Associates

By Benefit Advisors Network - November 23, 2021

From Elisabeth Nunes Just 6 months ago, in April of 2021, Benefit Advisors Network expanded its membership across the border with our first two Canadian firms. The addition of Owen & Associates and The Leslie Group has been a pivotal step towards facilitating the opportunities and connections our North American members need to collectively provide [Read More]

Marketing Your Community to Attract New Employees

By Bobbi Kloss, BAN Director of Human Capital Management - November 9, 2021

The latest numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that there are 10.4 million job openings across the U.S. No wonder the topic of employee attraction has been a key topic this year for employers with businesses of all sizes, industries, and geographic locations. The labor market and the multi-generations currently in the [Read More]

Open Enrollment Considerations: An HR Perspective

By Bobbi Kloss, BAN Director of Human Capital Management - October 12, 2021

Published in America’s Benefit Specialist Magazine, October 2021 Life has felt like a proverbial rollercoaster over the past year and a half. It seems no matter how much more prepared the industry is or how much better it gets, the more outside forces continue to disrupt business continuity, constantly challenging the industry to think differently [Read More]

ANNOUNCEMENT: HR COVERED AND HR PRIMED HAVE MERGED

By Benefit Advisors Network - September 29, 2021

Dear BAN members and friends I am pleased to announce that HRprimed Inc. has entered into a definitive merger agreement with HR Covered Inc., a leading provider of Human Resources Products and Support based in Ontario, Canada. HR Covered has a proven track record in offering customized solutions to every aspect of HR and H&S [Read More]

EAP: How They are Helping U.S. Employees During the Pandemic

By Bobbi Kloss, BAN Director of Human Capital Management - September 14, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected many people’s mental health and created new challenges for those already suffering from mental illness. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), approximately  4 in 10 adults in the U.S. have reported symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder, up from one in ten adults who reported these symptoms from January to June [Read More]

Welcome to the BAN Family, PSH Insurance!

By Caroline Williams - September 2, 2021

Benefit Advisors Network is pleased to welcome our newest agency, PSH Insurance, to the BAN network. PSH Insurance Inc. is a locally owned, independent health and life insurance brokerage firm serving Hawaii businesses and individuals since 1982. Based in Honolulu, PSH offers a wide assortment of high-quality products from a broad range of vendors. In [Read More]

Benefit Advisors Network Announces Actuarial Directors for Canadian Market

By Benefit Advisors Network - July 26, 2021

Actuarial Solutions Inc. to Provide Actuarial Support to BAN Canada and Its Members FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jessica Tiller 442-621-7690 or jtiller@pughandtillerpr.com CLEVELAND, OH and TORONTO, CANADA (7/27/21) – Benefit Advisors Network (BAN), the premiere international network of independent employee benefits firms, has named Joe Nunes, co-founder and Executive Chairman of Actuarial Solutions Inc., as well as Jason Vary, President [Read More]

Workforce Dynamics: Workplace Violence Prevention and Diversity & Inclusion Culture

By Caroline Williams - June 24, 2021

A North American Discussion VIEW THE RECORDING>> Robust workplace dynamics policies and processes are often placed secondary to employers’ bottom line. But where this way of operation was once accepted, employers’ priorities are being challenged by a shift in perceptions and attitudes led by a new generation, Gen Z’ers, and their expectation that employers should [Read More]

Benefit Advisors Network Promotes Denise Stefanoff to Director of Client Management and National Partnerships

By Benefit Advisors Network - June 22, 2021

CLEVELAND, OH (6/23/21) – Benefit Advisors Network (BAN) – the premier international network of independent employee benefit firms – has promoted Denise Stefanoff to Director of Client Management and National Partnerships.   In her new role, Stefanoff will be responsible for leading her team of national account executives in providing outstanding client experiences to members [Read More]