On 28th July, 2020 In2Matrix hosted the webinar ‘OPTIMIZATION & HARMONIZATION OF INTERNATIONAL & LOCAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS IN A POST COVID-19 ERA’
The webinar was supported by media partners: Russo-British Chamber of Commerce (RBCC), Antal Russia, Metlife, Franko-Russian Chamber of Commerce (CCIFR), American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), Canada Eurasia Russia Business Association (CERBA), Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce (BLCC), British Business Club in Russia (BBC), Assistance Centre Ponimau, Association of European Businesses (AEB).
During the webinar, the speakers from In2Matrix (Netherlands & UK), Generali (UK) and Europ Assistance (Russia and CIS) analyzed the impact of the Corona Virus on employee benefits and provided the practical tools for optimization of employee benefits programs.
The speakers presented a range of strategies and solutions that can help companies respond effectively to the current pandemic measures, protect their employees, and prepare for the post-Covid-19 era.
The event was presented by Alf Torrenz, Executive Director of the Russian-British Chamber of Commerce and moderated by Norman Uhde, Deputy CEO of In2Matrix Russia.
Gerard Baltazar (Netherlands), CEO and Chairman of In2Matrix Group, spoke about the tools that allow companies to control the costs of employee benefits and help achieve efficiency.
At the webinar, he presented the Global Benefits Management (GBM) and analyzed the benefits of this solution in achieving cost savings and increasing transparency and control over employee benefits management.
Gerard also demonstrated the real client case study for who In2Matrix implemented GBM solution which led to a decrease in the administrative burden, improved control over insurance policies in different countries and brought insurance related cost savings of 30%.
Eric Butler (UK), Director - Global Health & Wellness at Generali, spoke about the importance of claims data in determining the cost of insurance.
Eric, using the example of a company from Thailand, analyzed what behavioral factors of employees influence the formation of medical trends, how an analysis of the history of insured persons' claims can help in the formation of benefit packages.
Daniela Masters (UK), Head of Global Health and Wellbeing programs at Generali, talked about the importance of employee wellbeing programs and how they affect employee satisfaction and retention.
Daniela talked about how important it is to use a holistic approach in managing the costs of health and well-being of employees, in improving their quality of life.
Vadim Piombo (Russian Federation and CIS), CEO of Europ-assistance CIS, analyzed how costs can be reduced by adding services to the benefit package that are not inexpensive but highly valued by employees.
Vadim also talked about how the requirements of employees for benefit packages are changing, about the growing demand for telemedicine, concierge services, or, for example, for a second medical opinion service.
Steven Spill (UK), Board Advisor of In2Matrix Group, talked about how companies can take advantage of serious crises.
He also analyzed how the transition to remote work will affect the change in employee benefit packages, making them more flexible. He spoke about his approach to managing employees in a crisis.
“In2Matrix hopes that the webinar was useful and that the participants will be able to use the information provided to develop and grow their businesses. And we also look forward to offering even more webinars in the future.
If someone's question was not voiced during the live broadcast, we will be happy to be in touch with you at any time,"- with these words Norman Uhde concluded the webinar.
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