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Why a Private Exchange Makes Sense for Most Groups

On the laptopDo you have a mid to large workforce? I’m sure you have heard plenty of complaints about employee benefits, wishing this was covered instead of that, etc. It may be time for you to start looking into giving your employees options to choose their own benefits. I know what you’re thinking. Having 50 individual plans to be personalized for each employee can be a great inconvenience. However, there is a way for your employees to personalize their plans to fit their needs. This is called a private exchange. Continue reading

What to Expect when Repatriating

repatriatingLucy…I’m home!

You’ve been working for several years as an expat and now that you’ve completed your contract, it’s time to go home. Phew! It really has been a whirlwind experience. From the great friends that you have met from around the world, to the amazing places you have visited, you sure have made a lifetime of memories! But now that your time to head back home is drawing near, you might be feeling a range of emotions from excitement to sadness. Of course you’re looking forward to reuniting with old friends and spending time with family, but you’ve also made a life for yourself in this place far from home and you’re going to miss it immensely! Continue reading

MHG and VIKAND Part Ways

MHG Insurance BrokersFORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA (April 10, 2015) – MHG Services, Inc. today announced that it has sold its holdings in VIKAND to Peter Hult, President of VIKAND, effective March 31st, 2015. Hult has simultaneously given up all responsibilities within the MHG Group of companies, including his position as Executive Vice President at MHG Services, Inc. and as a Director of MHG Associates Ltd. MHG founding partners, Andrew Dudzinski, Chairman and CEO, and John Haagensen, President, continue to lead MHG together with a key management team while Dr. Bill Heymann, Medical Director of VIKAND, and Hult have become the majority shareholders of VIKAND. Continue reading

Single? 5 Reasons You Need Life Insurance

single life insuranceAre you single and ready to mingle? Let us explain why you should be mingling with life insurance before you mingle anywhere else. Many people don’t consider buying a life insurance policy until a major life event such as getting married, buying a house, having a kid. While all of those are great reasons to purchase a life insurance policy, you should actually have a policy before any of those things happen. Yes, even if you’re single, with no dependents or assets to your name. Continue reading

Bethan Hooper Joins MHG Ocean Benefits Ltd

Bethan HooperIsle of Man (April 8, 2015) – MHG Ocean Benefits Ltd, which trades as MHG Insurance Brokers, announced today that Bethan Hooper has joined the company as Insurance Specialist. Hooper will provide administration, benefit and claims support to European-based yacht clients.

Bethan is the second new hire announced for MHG Ocean Benefits’ Isle of Man office. Prior to joining MHG, Bethan worked in the gaming industry and has additional experience working for a global accounting firm. Continue reading

New Parent Insurance Checklist

new parentAre you expecting to become a parent in the near future? If so, there is a long list of things you should be doing to prepare yourself. Number one on the list, get as much sleep as you can! Number two on the list, sleep some more!

In all seriousness, having a baby is one of life’s most magical moments, and being a parent can be one of the most fulfilling jobs you will ever have. With that being said, it is also a huge responsibility, and there are many parts of your life that are about to change. With so many new things to worry about and begin to plan for, it can be overwhelming at times, and some things may slip your mind, such as insurance. So we decided to create a reminder of things regarding insurance and a few others that you should be doing to get ready for this next step in your life. Continue reading

Don’t Hire Your Next Costly Claim

costly claimIt’s hard to find good people. Everyone has heard different horror stories about coworkers and colleagues from their friends, or even ones they have experienced firsthand. Filling open positions properly within your company can have a great impact on your bottom line. From having unproductive and inefficient workers, or workers who go above and beyond, one thing that can have a direct effect to your bottom line is workers’ compensation. Workplace injuries can be quite expensive for employers, especially those companies that require a lot of physical labor. So if you are interested in helping your businesses bottom line, use some of these tips to help avoid hiring your next costly claim. Continue reading

Yacht Crew Insurance Options While You Are Between Jobs

yacht crew insurance optionsThere are two words no one ever wants to hear, you’re fired! Those words usually carry a little more sting hearing them from your boss rather than Donald Trump. Being part of a yacht crew and losing your job can make for one mess that most people don’t look forward to. Whether you were fired, laid off, quit, or are transitioning to a new job, having insurance coverage through the process may not be the first thing on your mind. Typically with loss of employment comes loss of insurance. Maybe you didn’t realize that you lost your coverage in this process. If that is the case, don’t worry, there are three options you can chose from if you find yourself in this situation. Let’s break them down. Continue reading

Travel Insurance is Essential for Your Next Business Trip Abroad

Business travel InsuranceLet’s face it, traveling for business can be stressful. From packing and putting the final touches on your presentation, to worrying if you’ll make your meeting on time, there is a list a mile long of different scenarios, to-dos, and unexpected events that are sure to raise anyone’s blood pressure!

Travelling internationally can add an additional layer of stress as well! With so many things on your mind, the last thing you need to worry about is uncertain travel details and what-ifs. Having a proper travel insurance plan can help ease that stress and let you focus on having a successful meeting. Continue reading

Kriss Lane Joins MHG Insurance Brokers as Operations Assistant

Kriss Lane

Isle of Man (March 24, 2015) – MHG Ocean Benefits Ltd, which trades as MHG Insurance Brokers, announced today that Kriss Lane has joined the company as Operations Assistant. In this newly created position, Lane will provide operational support to the Operations Director in addition to providing assistance to the Underwriting and Claims Teams as needed. Continue reading

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