Working in today’s VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex & ambiguous) world requires continued focus on employee safety.
Companies committed to being Employers of Choice are creating safety nets for their workforce including the provision of a Group Personal Accident policy.
There are four trends that are pushing for this provision:
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