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12/01/2018 - 9:30am

In just a couple of months, some 13 million Australians are going to be looking at their private health insurance premiums to decide what cover they want moving forward. Insurance providers have been spending the later part of last year working out their insurance premium proposals to get approved by the Australian government. You may also know that these premiums are set to take affect on April 1, 2018.

12/01/2018 - 9:30am

Recruiting in 2018 is going to look a little different than it did even last year - so what can you do to elevate your business against the rest?

12/01/2018 - 9:30am

Planning for the future is never easy, but if you have the right tools in place, it can make weathering any periods of uncertainty a little smoother. Those tools, are of course, your talented employees! However, obtaining and retaining top talent is easier said than done these days. 

15/12/2017 - 8:44am

There are over 2 million businesses in Australia and over 90 per cent of these are non-employing, micro or small businesses, Treasury data shows. And these fast moving, small organisations are driven by their most valuable asset - their people. 

13/12/2017 - 3:40pm

People between the ages of 20 and 29 are the least likely to hold a health insurance policy for both hospital and general treatment, Australian Prudential Regulation Authority data shows. Plus, over the September quarter, almost 9,000 Australians aged from 25 to 29 dropped their cover (the largest decrease of any age group).

27/11/2017 - 1:48pm

Recent news stories have touched on underinsurance and unexpected gaps in cover. How can you avoid these and ensure you have the cover you need?

27/11/2017 - 1:48pm

There's a problem with Australia's private health insurance cover. In fact, only 55 per cent of the population have insurance covering general treatment, according to the latest Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) statistics.

27/11/2017 - 1:10pm

Private health insurance premiums increase every year, and there's a very specific process behind it all. Find out how and why this happens.

27/11/2017 - 1:10pm

The average Australian health insurance premium has increased by between 4.8 and 6.2 per cent every year since 2010, Department of Health data shows. While the vast majority of consumers still see great value in their health insurance, it's understandable that some are put off by these continuous price increases.

20/11/2017 - 4:51pm

There are a number of problems with Australia's private health insurance system. Will government reform work to effectively adress these?

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