Employee Benefits Report 2017

The past 12 months have witnessed a dramatic uptake of interest in employee benefits from the captive market. More and more companies are now investigating the opportunities presented by employee benefits, as well as exploring the capabilities of third parties to support them in an eventual transition.

This Captive Review Employee Benefits Report 2017 features a number of industry experts providing an insight into an evolving market. Through their experience and knowledge, we hope that this report proves to be essential reading for the year ahead. Among a host of thought provoking articles is the first by Zurich’s Rob Brown, who discusses how a captive can provide risk insights into employee benefits.

eb-report-cover-2017

There are many drivers behind the rise of employee benefits, although, one key factor is a newfound familiarity, which is best demonstrated in the recent growth witnessed in France and Germany. Employee benefits have changed significantly since the introduction of the Affordable Healthcare Act, for example rising claim costs. Although, the concluding twist of the US presidential election brings about new questions regarding the future of the act itself.

Data is becoming imperative as networks begin to focus on how to use data flows to effectively cater to the needs of a captive. However, issues such as data anonymization continue to hinder industry progress and will require further attention.

Click here to view the Employee Benefits Report 2017

Pennsylvanian schools among new captive owners in Bermuda

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association has formed a captive in Bermuda, among three new captive licences issued in June. PSBA Insurance Company, Ltd is a Class Two captive...
MORE

Cayman issues 14 insurance licences in Q2

Ten new captives were established in the Cayman Islands during the second quarter of 2018, as well as two portfolio insurance companies (PICs). Five of the new licences...
MORE

edHealth group captive targets national expansion

A group captive formed five years ago to help colleges and universities in Massachusetts administer their self-funded employee health benefit plans is eyeing an expansion across the United...
MORE

Enel captive rated ‘Excellent’

The captive owned by Italian electricity utility company Enel S.p.A. has had its financial strength rating of ‘A-‘ (Excellent) affirmed by A.M. Best. Netherlands-domiciled Enel Insurance N.V. has...
MORE