pphktipsgrouphealth

Little known tips to better group and corporate health insurance implementation

In Hong Kong, companies are constantly struggling to attract and retain qualified staff. One of the ways companies and their HR teams are combating this is through the introduction of extra non-monetary benefits (aside from pay) that employees want or need. While this has been a common trend in western countries, many companies in Hong …

Read more
pphktipsgrouphealth

Little known tips to better group and corporate health insurance implementation

In Hong Kong, companies are constantly struggling to attract and retain qualified staff. One of the ways companies and their HR teams are combating this is through the introduction of extra non-monetary benefits (aside from pay) that employees want or need. While this has been a common trend in western countries, many companies in Hong …

Read more
Sail boat going across the harbour in Hong Kong

Local vs. international health insurance in Hong Kong

There are a few inescapable truths that will apply to every expat in Hong Kong, which include the high cost of living, competition for top jobs, getting access to reputable schools, and chief among these is access to quality medical care should an accident or illness occur. However, with Hong Kong having the second most …

Read more
guidematernityinsurancehk

The ultimate guide to maternity insurance for expats in Hong Kong

There are many things you need to think about if you plan on having a baby. As an expat, you’re going to have even more to consider since the local healthcare system may be unfamiliar to you. While Hong Kong’s healthcare system is certainly well-equipped, it can also be overwhelming to navigate on your own, …

Read more
Sail boat going across the harbour in Hong Kong

Local vs. international health insurance in Hong Kong

There are a few inescapable truths that will apply to every expat in Hong Kong, which include the high cost of living, competition for top jobs, getting access to reputable schools, and chief among these is access to quality medical care should an accident or illness occur. However, with Hong Kong having the second most …

Read more
pphkcafehoppinghk

Your guide to cafe-hopping in Hong Kong 2021

One thing you need to know about living in Hong Kong is that the locals love to do two things: shop and cafe hop. If they’re not updating their wardrobe at shopping areas like Central and Causeway Bay, then they’re likely having some yum cha, a Cantonese brunch involving dim sum and Chinese tea, or …

Read more
vaccine

The complete guide to flu vaccines in Hong Kong

Seasonal flu vaccines are a routine occurrence for many Hong Kongers each autumn, in order to protect against flu in the coming months. But it has taken on a whole nother meaning this year amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, as individuals want to minimize the possibility of getting ill at all costs. Whether or not you’ve …

Read more
pphktipsgrouphealth

Little known tips to better group and corporate health insurance implementation

In Hong Kong, companies are constantly struggling to attract and retain qualified staff. One of the ways companies and their HR teams are combating this is through the introduction of extra non-monetary benefits (aside from pay) that employees want or need. While this has been a common trend in western countries, many companies in Hong …

Read more
sme2

Key considerations when choosing a group health insurance plan for SMEs

For a lot of small to medium size enterprises (SMEs), resources are limited and need to be spent wisely. While it may be tempting to skip employee benefits, such as group health insurance plans, firms that go above and beyond to make their employees feel valued are the ones that thrive in the long run. …

Read more
5 ways of reinventing your office culture to thrive in the 2020s

5 ways of reinventing your office culture to thrive in the 2020s

As we approach the end of the decade, businesses around the world are presented with a timely opportunity to reflect on how they can capitalize on the arriving wave of young employees. To do so, firms will have to start reinventing their office culture to meet the expectations of these young talents, who will soon …

Read more
guidematernityinsurancehk

The ultimate guide to maternity insurance for expats in Hong Kong

There are many things you need to think about if you plan on having a baby. As an expat, you’re going to have even more to consider since the local healthcare system may be unfamiliar to you. While Hong Kong’s healthcare system is certainly well-equipped, it can also be overwhelming to navigate on your own, …

Read more
family

How much does a family health insurance plan cost?

Moving to Hong Kong with your family? You’ll be disappointed to find out that health insurance premiums in the SAR are notoriously high. Despite this, getting health insurance is something you should consider, as it’ll provide you with peace of mind and help you avoid out-of-pocket payments. In this Pacific Prime Hong Kong article, we’ll …

Read more
child

An expat’s guide to picking the right school for your child in Hong Kong

Living abroad in Hong Kong can be a wonderful experience for children. But it can also be a tough one if their school isn’t a good fit. Whether it’s facing a different educational system or adapting to a new learning culture, there’s a multitude of things expat children might struggle with. So, without further ado, …

Read more
pphkworkdayhappy

4 things you can do to end each workday on a happy note

While it’s practically impossible to be happy every second of every day, there are things you can do to make life happier overall. Work is a big part of our lives, and often where a lot of our stress comes from. Many of us have had a catch-up with a friend after work, only to …

Read more
where to buy drugs medications pacific prime hong kong

Where to buy drugs in Hong Kong

Walk down the street in Hong Kong and it doesn’t take long to walk by either a chain pharmacy or a mom and pop shop. Go in one and you will quickly find that they are all well stocked with common over-the-counter drugs and even a solid selection of Chinese traditional medicine. While the sheer …

Read more
pphkmanageanger

How to manage anger effectively during a pandemic

If you’ve experienced more anger than usual due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, know that you are not alone. Many people are experiencing heightened feelings of anger, along with other emotions and issues surrounding mental health, during the pandemic. People are losing their loved ones, jobs, routine, and virtually any feeling of normalcy. On top …

Read more
mother joyously carries her baby in front of a red, white and blue painted wall, representing the journey of maternity benefits for employees

Maternity benefits for employees in Hong Kong: what can my business do?

Employees who get pregnant can sometimes be a surprise for a business (almost as much as it can potentially be for the employee). Despite the fact that Hong Kong’s birth rate is falling, from time to time you’re still going to have employees that bring you the news that they’re expecting. Often, maternity leave is …

Read more
technology

How to adopt technology in the workplace

The Hong Kong government launched the ‘Distance Business Program’ amidst the COVID-19 pandemic to help businesses adopt technological solutions. The program has made one thing clear: the importance of technology to help businesses in the SAR stay operational during these difficult times. But all organizations can benefit from technology, not just those who have been …

Read more
christmas

How to boost employee morale and motivation ahead of the holiday season

‘Tis the season to be less productive…Okay, not quite how the song goes, but nonetheless very true. Across offices in Hong Kong this time of year, employees tend to get distracted at work, as they begin to wind down and switch off ahead of the holiday season. Whether it’s the temperature dipping, the city lighting …

Read more