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ENCOMPASS Benefits & HR Solutions is an independent employee benefits broker and Human Resources consulting firm. We work closely with clients to design and implement custom, cost-effective HR, employee benefits, health and wellness programs and group retirement savings plans. We represent our client’s needs first and foremost assisting with benefit cost analysis, negotiation, issue resolution and ongoing support. ENCOMPASS has relationships with ALL Canadian insurance carriers to find and negotiate the best insurance coverage and rates for our clients. Our team is here to help with all your Human Resources, group employee benefits and retirement needs.

Fall Breakfast Education Session

Our Fall Breakfast Education Session is Thursday, October 17th, 2019 7:30 am Breakfast 8:00 am – 10:30 am – presentations are scheduled for all clients 10:50 am – 2:00 pm – additional session for all Great-West Life clients Location: Kelowna … Continue reading

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Important changes to the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board

News Release Release Date: 08/09/2019Staff Reference: Kevin Dorse CLHIA Staff Reference: Kevin Dorse (Toronto, August 9, 2019) – The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) welcomes today’s final amendments to the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) regulations as … Continue reading

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Are employee assistance programs worth the investment?

Are employee assistance programs worth the investment? | HRD Canada Having access to employee assistance programs (EAPs) may be the answer to keeping workers happy, healthy and engaged, according to the findings of a new study on employer-sponsored support services. … Continue reading

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Millennial workers most likely to contemplate suicide

How can HR care for suicidal employees? by Rachel Ranosa – 13 June 2019 Millennial workers most likely to contemplate suicide | HRD Canada In the midst of a stressful work environment, Millennials are said to have the highest tendency … Continue reading

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BC Workplace Laws: New Legislation in Effect

Excellent article from MathewsDinsdale regarding the new workplace legislation that has received Royal Assent. MathewsDinsdale – May 31, 2019 New workplace legislation is in force in British Columbia, which will have a significant operational impact on employers across the province. … Continue reading

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B.C. minimum wage to climb by $1.20 an hour Saturday, will hit $15.20 by 2021

By Simon LittleOnline Journalist  Global News Minimum wage in British Columbia will increase by $1.20 to $13.85 for most low-wage workers in the province on Saturday. The 9.5 per cent jump follows a $1.30 increase in the minimum wage on June … Continue reading

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Join Our Team!

Our significant and steady growth over the past few years has led us to search for a qualified team member to join our growing and enthusiastic firm! We are: An independent employee benefits, pension and HR consulting firm Headquartered in … Continue reading

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An Overhaul of BC’s Employment Standards Legislation: Bill 8 – What Employers Need to Know

An Overhaul of BC’s Employment Standards Legislation: Bill 8 – What Employers Need to Know | Mathews Dinsdale & Clark LLP April 30, 2018 Bill 8 – The Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2019 was introduced to the legislative assembly yesterday … Continue reading

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What’s New in Employer Health Tax

What’s New in Employer Health Tax – Province of British Columbia New tutorial videos have been posted on the Employer Health Tax website which walk through the registration and enrollment process. Latest updates April 18, 2019 Need some help to … Continue reading

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Celiac Medical Expenses for Tax Deductions

For people living with Celiac Disease, you will be happy to know that the Canada Revenue Agency does allow a tax deduction for the purchase of gluten free products. The Canada Revenue Agency has all the information needed on their … Continue reading

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