benefitsASSOCIUM Benefits - Beneficiary Designation
How do you choose a beneficiary?

When group benefit plans include a life insurance component, the insured employee must choose someone to receive the benefit after their death. People sometimes ask us to help them make this decision, but of course we cannot do that. Who to name as your beneficiary is something only you can answer.
The most common choices are >

HRCompensation Management in the Limelight
Government and Private Sector

Of the many technical work streams housed under the umbrella of Human Resources one in particular, compensation management, seems to get a disproportionate share of public air time given the spectrum of emotions it stirs.  Some criticism is deserving, some not. 

GAINCloud Phone System
Five Reasons to Use One

Here's how a cloud phone system or Voice over Internet Protocol(VoIP) will give your organization competitive advantages.
CBDCannabis in The Workplace
Hashing Out the Details

With the day of legalization now past, it's important for workplaces to understand how cannabis fits into the new landscape. Currently, 22% of the adult Canadian population consumes cannabis on a recreational basis, and another 17% show willingness to try it once it's legal - this comes to approximately 40% of the adult population, which will have an impact in many areas. 

PharmAsk the Pharmacist: What is Biologic and Biosimilar Therapy?
What Conditions Do Biologics and Biosimilars Treat?

Biologics, also known as the 'reference drugs', are biochemically engineered large proteins with a very complex structure. Given their structural requirements, they must be produced inside living cells such as bacteria or yeast. This is in contrast to small molecule drugs (i.e. Aspirin), which can be made using highly reproducible techniques outside of living cells, in a laboratory setting.
Find out what is a Biosimilar? What makes it "Similar" to a Biologic?

ASSOCIUM has a Calendar of Events , and we offer exclusive use to our ASSOCIUM GAIN members!

We welcome and encourage you to send us your event information

Let us help you get the word out to the public about the initiatives you'd like them to know about! We can add a link to your website for more information about your event and your organization.

This is ideal for upcoming galas, festivals, performances - any event you want to invite the public to.

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Since 1984, ASSOCIUM Consultants continues to lead the industry in specialized human resource services, organizational development and provides HR expertise across a broad range of services.
We're unique in the marketplace providing innovative and customized Advisor services: Managing General Agent , Third Party Administrator, Claims Adjudication, Specialty Drug Management / Preferred Pharmacy Network and Human Resources Consulting.

ASSOCIUM Benefits 

Our employee group benefits division, being in business since 1997, gives us the experience to provide customized alternative plans and reduce administrative costs for our clients, while quoting sustainable rates at start up - and at renewal.  

Our procurement services division launched in 1996 as an added source of assistance to the not-for-profit sector ( GAIN). Recently this service has been expanded to include private small business under the Advantage banner. Our goal is to help your organization access preferred pricing for products and services as well as resolve any purchasing issues you may encounter.
Supporting the success of Canadian organizations since 1984.