mandatory employee benefits plan

Mandatory employee benefits in Thailand

Working in Thailand could be a great experience for expats; the vibrant culture, the amazing food and year-long summers are pretty appealing. However, when deciding on taking a job abroad one should look further than just the country and also into the laws controlling the working environment. One important factor to look into is the …

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Mandatory health insurance for individuals over 50 for long stay visa

Latest update: mandatory insurance for long-stay foreigners

If you are of retirement age or looking to spend the rest of your years in a country that offers the satisfaction of living an easy and comfortable life, then look no further! Thailand is increasingly becoming one of the world’s top retirement destinations, and for good reasons too. We all desire to put our …

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Thailand Travel Shield - Insurance protection for travelers in Thailand

What is the ‘Thailand Travel Shield’ scheme?

Since the turn of the century, Thailand has suffered a multitude of events that have shaped the country as a whole. For example, 2003 saw the SARS outbreak spreading to all corners of Southeast Asia, and the following year saw the Boxing Day Tsunami take away thousands of lives. The global recession hit in 2007 …

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5 tips for securing business insurance in Thailand

5 tips for securing business insurance in Thailand

In the past decade, thanks to its low labor and rental costs, Thailand, especially Bangkok, has morphed from a virtual backwater into a tech start-up hub, where investors from around the world seek business opportunities and new companies sprout up every day. It’s indeed an exciting new chapter of your life to start a new …

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Mandatory health insurance for individuals over 50 for long stay visa

Latest update: mandatory insurance for long-stay foreigners

If you are of retirement age or looking to spend the rest of your years in a country that offers the satisfaction of living an easy and comfortable life, then look no further! Thailand is increasingly becoming one of the world’s top retirement destinations, and for good reasons too. We all desire to put our …

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Thailand Travel Shield - Insurance protection for travelers in Thailand

What is the ‘Thailand Travel Shield’ scheme?

Since the turn of the century, Thailand has suffered a multitude of events that have shaped the country as a whole. For example, 2003 saw the SARS outbreak spreading to all corners of Southeast Asia, and the following year saw the Boxing Day Tsunami take away thousands of lives. The global recession hit in 2007 …

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cost of medical treatments in Thailand

The cost of medical treatments in Thailand

You may have already heard and read about how Thailand is one of the most popular medical tourism destinations in Asia. For those that may not be in the know, popular medical tourism procedures people come to Thailand for include dental care, various types of body checks and scans, heart surgery, joint replacements, and many …

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5 tips for securing business insurance in Thailand

5 tips for securing business insurance in Thailand

In the past decade, thanks to its low labor and rental costs, Thailand, especially Bangkok, has morphed from a virtual backwater into a tech start-up hub, where investors from around the world seek business opportunities and new companies sprout up every day. It’s indeed an exciting new chapter of your life to start a new …

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company insurance

8 types of essential company insurance solutions in Thailand

Having the right company insurance solutions in Thailand gives you more than just peace of mind. It is fundamental, and sometimes even a legal necessity, for the protection and management of your business. Striking the right balance between benefits and cost can be hard, too; some businesses will try to pay minimal premiums for only …

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New school insurance infographic released by Pacific Prime Thailand

Pacific Prime Thailand is pleased to announce the release of a new school insurance infographic. The school insurance infographic showcases the essential and recommended insurance solutions for private and international schools worldwide, and it’s available for viewing and download with this link. What’s inside Pacific Prime’s new school insurance infographic? This school insurance infographic is a …

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maternity health insurance zika

Maternity health insurance and Zika in Thailand

Anyone who lives in or travels to the Land of Smiles is likely aware that mosquitoes are present in seeming abundance all year long. Yes, they can be bothersome at times, but most of them don’t pose any significant health threats. There are, however, a number of harmful mosquitoes to watch out for, chief among …

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Breastfeeding benefits for moms and babies

Breastfeeding is the only natural way of feeding an infant, which covers the newborn’s nutritional needs and creates unique conditions for physical and mental development in the first months of its life. WHO recommends breastfeeding as the ideal way to feed a newborn, and exclusive breastfeeding should be initiated within the first hour after birth …

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health insurance for kids article

Health insurance for kids: Why children should have health coverage

With a diverse selection of schools, easy-on-the-wallet living, a year-round tropical climate, and vibrant cuisine, Thailand is a great location for any expat parent who is, or plans on, raising a family. The cost of private care can be quite affordable too, especially vis-à-vis the cost of healthcare found in many developed nations, such as …

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7 healthy tips for your next business trip

Going on a business trip can be both stressful and exciting at the same time. The potential of falling in love with a new country is high, but at the same time, it’s also likely to become fatigued by the workload. On top of that, adjusting to a new country can also be stressful as …

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Is it essential for your health insurance to cover skin disorders?

As we continue down the summer of 2019, the heat in Thailand is showing no signs of slowing down. According to The Nation, the next few months could see temperatures rise by 1-2 degrees Celsius, allowing some areas to rise past the 42 degree mark. This is alarming for tourist that visit as the heat …

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medical emergency while travelling

Are you prepared for a medical emergency while traveling?

As an expat living in the Land of Smiles, chances are you’ve got insatiable wanderlust. Thailand’s alluringly close proximity to exotic and culturally fascinating locales like Myanmar, Cambodia, and Vietnam means that paradise is merely a short journey away. Top on the packing lists of most global nomads include clothing, toiletries, travel documentation, and international …

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State of health insurance in Thailand

Announcing our new State of Health Insurance in Thailand report

Let’s admit it: most people don’t find insurance the most interesting topic to read about. But obtaining health insurance coverage is important, and knowing what’s happening in the industry can prove valuable when shopping for the best health plan. In our goal of simplifying insurance, we’re delighted to announce that we’ve just released a new …

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mandatory employee benefits plan

Mandatory employee benefits in Thailand

Working in Thailand could be a great experience for expats; the vibrant culture, the amazing food and year-long summers are pretty appealing. However, when deciding on taking a job abroad one should look further than just the country and also into the laws controlling the working environment. One important factor to look into is the …

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Our brand new GDPR and Employee Benefits guide is now released!

Our brand new GDPR and Employee Benefits guide is now released!

On the 28th of February, the National Legislative Assembly has endorsed the Thailand Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), which aims to reinforce the protection of personal information in the Land of Smiles. Although the new law has drawn several key concepts from the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), these two laws do have different …

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Understanding the advantages to using a benefits consultant to design your company perks

By now, most companies know that an attractive and relevant employee benefits plan can be the key to attracting high performing talent, and keeping current staff loyal and motivated. The trouble these days is that the types of benefits that can be offered, and the ones newer and younger staff entering the workforce are seeking, …

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