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Getting to grips with your medical scheme benefit options

Getting to grips with your medical scheme benefit options

South Africans are feeling financially squeezed as the cost of living skyrockets while income levels remain constrained. For most, scaling back has become a matter of survival and the cost of private healthcare has not…

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Why is employee wellness a major factor in company success?

Why is employee wellness a major factor in company success?

Wellness at work is a increasingly dominant theme in any discussion about the workplace but for many it’s a broad buzzphrase without much science behind it. Thanks to a new research project called Wellness Together…

Why we should strive for optimum health

Statistics taken from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that:  – Chronic diseases are responsible for 7 of 10 deaths each year and treating people with chronic…

How to be honest without being brutal

We have all heard someone say “I just tell it like it is”, “I say it how I see it” or “I call a spade, a spade” and for some reason because they believe they…

What your medical aid can do for you when you’re going into hospital

Medical aid members can save themselves significant amounts of time, money and effort if they ask their medical aids the right questions, especially ahead of planned procedures. The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) concurs that…

Why one in four employees suffer from depression

One in four employees has been diagnosed with depression, and the country’s economic contributors aged 25 to 44 are most affected, taking more than 18 days off work due to the condition. These are the…

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5 workplace safety tips you should follow

5 workplace safety tips you should follow

Workplace safety shouldn’t be something that has to be highlighted, but something that is unquestionable in the modern business world. However, this is still a serious topic for small and large businesses and organisations. It’s…

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Lessons from medics through the eyes of a patient

Lessons from medics through the eyes of a patient

It was around 18h00 when I received the call from my General Practitioner. Because he has been the “Captain of my Medical Ship” for a long time, I sensed some urgency in his voice when…

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What are the new office trends of 2018?

What are the new office trends of 2018?

Ideas are the new currency of modern economies and it is no more evident than in recent billion dollar idea success stories like Airbnb and Uber which are now disrupting, and even putting out of…

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5 tips for managing the finances in marriage

5 tips for managing the finances in marriage

Finances are a serious matter in marriage. The way the couples handle the finances and their behavior regarding them takes the third place of reasons for divorce. Money is usually a subject couples avoid to…