Global Nomad

How does your company insure older expat employees?

How does your company insure older expat employees? 

Has your company looked into how it’s expat benefit plan covers your older expatriate employees? It’s a question worth asking. Expat employers are often relying upon older employees for expatriate positions that need to be filled by often senior level executives or specialized employees whose skills require an employee with extensive experience that only an older employee can provide. Many industries are faced with an ageing workforce these days and struggle to find and retain the best employees possible. With older expat employees, it is more likely that they may suffer from a pre-existing or chronic medical condition. These senior employees may also be highly paid and entitled to more substantial amounts of life and disability coverage.

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Zika Virus

The impact of global disease outbreaks on expats and tips on prevention

With people travelling from all over the world and relocating overseas, expatriates should take extra precautions when it comes to health and safety. In the last few years, public health experts were on high alert due to the rapid spread of diseases such as the Zika virus, Dengue fever, SARS, Ebola virus, plague and more. In this article, we will discuss several pandemic disease threats and tips for expatriates to protect themselves from those diseases while working and living overseas.

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