Category Archives: ENCOMPASS News

Information about ENCOMPASS business and news.

Employer Health Tax Update

As part of the 2018 provincial budget released in February, 2018, the BC government introduced a new Employer Health Tax (EHT) which will become effective January 1, 2019 for employers with payroll costs in excess of $500,000 and non-profits with … Continue reading

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Big White Ski Pass Contest 2018/19

Welcome to the ENCOMPASS Benefits Youth Ski Pass Contest! ENCOMPASS Benefits & HR Solutions is a well-established Benefits and HR Consulting firm that serves clients across Canada. As a team we provide strategic counsel to our clients in the areas … Continue reading

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PIPEDA Privacy Breaches: Reporting, Notification & Record-keeping

Effective November 1, 2018, organizations subject to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) will have new responsibilities in the event of a privacy breach. READ MORE > Courtesy of Advocis

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CPP Enhancements

Canada Pension Plan enhancement As you may know, changes to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) will be implemented starting in 2019. The changes will affect everyone who works in 2019 and contributes to the CPP. Here are some of the … Continue reading

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Hope for the Nations – The Chasing Justice Event

Are you ready to be inspired?  There are still tickets available! Hope for the Nations, and Encompass Benefits & HR Solutions Inc., are proud to present The Chasing Justice event. It is an engaging and informative call to action, to raise … Continue reading

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Breakfast Education Session – Fall 2018

With 4 Key Topics – Handouts & Guaranteed Takeaways . . . Join us for a timely discussion on the new Cannabis legislation, identifying Fraud, Virtual On-line Doctors and Retirement Options. With our Keynote Speakers: Norma Crouse – Assistant Vice President, Claims & … Continue reading

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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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