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Talent Canada: Towards total productivity: Reimagining benefits for small business

Virtual roundtable unveils tactics to manage costs through COVID-19 – and beyond

October 7, 2020  by Talent Canada

Teleheath is an opportunity to reduce benefits costs for both employers and employees. (Blue Planet Studio/Adobe Stock)

As the world adjusts to a “new normal” ushered in by the current COVID-19 pandemic, small and medium-sized employers will need to become more nimble — especially when it comes to employee benefits.

While the effects of the global pandemic have been largely disastrous, positives can also be found, according to Frank Tangredi, regional vice-president of business development, group benefits with Sun Life in Montreal.

“COVID’s got a lot of drawbacks in the very sad situation it’s created in the world. It is a health crisis,” he said. “But there (are) some opportunities.”

Read more on Talent Canada, one of Canadian Manufacturing‘s sister publications.


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