Benefits Snapshot - 10/12

Written by Allison Loehman | October 12, 2017

Product Updates | Data Breach Response | World Mental Health Day | Disaster Relief

Every day on our LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook pages, we share need-to-know industry information for benefits pros. If you haven't joined the experts who follow us, here are the top stories from around the web:

Product Updates

We've been busy here at benefitexpress! Last week, we announced that we've already hit and exceeded our 2017 goals. This week, at the HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas, we unveiled Version 5.0 of the My Benefit Express platform. Among the updates is the BeneFITwise intelligence guide, our advanced decision support tool. Be sure you're subscribed to be the first to know about every update!

Data Breach Response

After the Equifax breach, identity theft protection benefits are more popular than ever - with employees and employers alike. Employees, especially those whose finances were affected by the breach, appreciate the added security, and many employers see the benefits as an added level of protection for their organization.

World Mental Health Day

October 10th is World Mental Health Day. Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, and around 16% of disability claims can be traced back to mental health issues. Benefits play a major role in mental health for employees, and many employers are beginning to take preventative action to aid employees' mental health. 

Disaster Relief

We're continuing to work with our partners who have affected employees to provide support in the wake of recent hurricanes. To donate, please visit the Red Cross website, or text MARIA to 90999. 

Topics: For Employers