On March 15, 2023, UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt delivered his spring budget with the focus of getting Britain ‘back into work’ by removing barriers that... Read More
To align itself with the European Union Directive No. 2019/1158, Hungary’s work-life and caregiving legislation gives leave rights to parents and caregivers, doubles paternity leave,... Read More
Last year Ireland’s Work-Life Balance Bill made its way through the legislature and is now before the Irish senate. The bill’s goal is to increase... Read More
Swiss paid adoption leave went into effect on January 1, 2023. The amendment to LECA states that Swiss parents who adopt a child younger than four... Read More
Brazil’s collegiate directorate of the National Supplementary Health Agency (ANS) approved the inclusion of four medications to Brazil’s Minimum Mandatory Coverage List that must be... Read More
Pension Reform in France for 2023 was recently unveiled and will come into effect on September 1, 2023. It aims to 1) improve social justice... Read More
EU Directive 2019/1158, also known as the Work-Life Balance Directive, aims to improve work-life balance for employees in the European Union by introducing new rights... Read More
The latest government update slates Ireland’s mandatory pension auto-enrollment scheme to become effective in 2024. The automatic enrollment (AE) system compels all employers to automatically... Read More
France’s Social Security ceiling (PASS) was finally confirmed on December 16th, 2022 and its value increased by 6.9% on January 1, 2023. As for 2023,... Read More
Paid vacation days in Mexico are few compared to many other countries. Recently the Mexican government made headway in improving work-life balance for employees with... Read More
Dutch pension reform was solidified by the Dutch lower house of parliament on December 22, 2022. The legislation still requires approval by the upper house... Read More
Belgium approves a four-day workweek option and gives employees the right to disconnect with the passing of its Labor Deal Act which became effective on... Read More
Ireland’s sick pay entitlement goes into force on January 1, 2023. Prior to Ireland’s Sick Leave Act 2022, there was no legal right to be... Read More
Prudent Insurance Brokers once again captured the attention of the judges for the 26th Asia Insurance Industry Awards for the company’s all-around performance and hands-on... Read More
India: New 5% Tax on Hospital Room Rent
[UPDATE] Prudent’s review of members’ claims settlement records show that most hospitals are not yet raising bills with GST because their billing systems have to... Read More
Part of Australia’s Fair Work Amendment Bill 2022 includes 10 days of leave for most employees who encounter family and domestic violence. The aim of... Read More
Canadian employment insurance sickness benefits are an important measure for supporting workers who are in the difficult circumstance of having to temporarily leave their job... Read More
In this webinar on insurance in Ukraine and Russia, GrECo provides an update on the current issues surrounding territorial exclusions within international programs, the local... Read More
Brazil’s National Agency for Supplementary Health (ANS) ended limitations on the number of consultations and sessions with psychologists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists... Read More
Supplemental health plans in Brazil must now cover specific asthma and cancer drugs. The National Agency for Supplementary Health (ANS)  recently approved mandatory coverage for... Read More