Category Archives: ENCOMPASS News

Information about ENCOMPASS business and news.

Employer Health Tax (EHT)

The government of BC will be implementing the new Employer Health Tax (EHT) effective January 1, 2019.  The Medical Services Plan premiums (MSPP) were reduced by 50% on Jan 1, 2018 and will be eliminated on January 1, 2020. Individual taxpayers pay MSP premiums while the … Continue reading

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Beginning July 3, 2018 – expanded coverage of insulin pumps in BC

How to obtain coverage for insulin pumps in BC  . . . The person speaks to their endocrinologist or diabetes specialist about whether an insulin pump is appropriate. If the person meets the eligibility criteria, the physician will complete and … Continue reading

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Update to our Scholarship Program

Just a brief update to let you know that we are still in process of selecting our award recipient.  As we extended the deadline to accept applications – we need a little more time to process. As soon as we … Continue reading

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June – National Awareness Month

The month of June includes the following notable days . . . while some on the list state specific days – the message is for year round awareness regarding health, safety & the environment… National Health and Fitness Day – June 2 World … Continue reading

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Happy Victoria Day Weekend!

The Victoria Day long weekend is here! We hope that you take this time to relax with family & friends. From the Team at ENCOMPASS – wishing you a safe & happy long weekend!

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Happy Mother’s Day!

From all of us at ENCOMPASS Benefits – we would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a wonderful weekend and a very Happy Mother’s Day!

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Extension for Scholarship Submissions

Thank you to everyone for their submissions to date for the scholarship – we have decided to extend the deadline to the 30th of April 2018 to give you a little extra time to get your documents in. Criteria for … Continue reading

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Changes are coming to the BC Employment Standards Act

BC Government is proposing the following – subject to approval Start pregnancy leave 13 weeks prior to due date (increased from current 11) Take the full 18 months leave to align with the recent EI changes (spreading 12 months of EI leave over 18 months) and ensuring job … Continue reading

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April 7th is World Health Day!

World Health Day is celebrated every year on the founding day of the World Health Organization.  Established in 1950 this event has a theme each year to draw attention to a current world health issue.  The WHO puts together regional, … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

Wishing you and your families a safe and happy Easter weekend! From the team at Encompass Benefits & HR Solutions

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