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Regional Benefits Practices Survey - 2009/2010 Edition

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Practices in Benefit Provision

Professionals acknowledge that the benefits offered by organizations represent a significant differentiator between compensation packages. Furthermore, companies know that the benefits offered are an important instrument for the attraction and retention of high quality talent.

The Regional Benefits Practices Survey is a reliable tool which permits a detailed analysis of the principal benefits granted and the trends identified. This allows companies to make a comparison of their own benefits policies with those of the market.

Surveyed Benefits

The report will be presented in four chapters:

Health Care Plans and Life Insurance

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical Check-up
  • Life Insurance-Accidents


  • Defined Contributions
  • Defined Benefit
  • Mixed Approach

Car Plan

  • Assigned Car
  • Car Financing
  • Bonus in lieu of the Car
  • Mileage/Kilometer reimbursement
  • Driver and Bodyguard


  • Restaurant Voucher
  • Cafeteria
  • Food Coupons
  • Loan
  • Club Membership
  • Stock Purchase
  • Mobile Phones
  • Parking
  • Education Assistance
  • Day-Care Center
  • Product Discount
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Work Life Balance
  • Wellness Program
  • Benefits Trends
Note: each chapter can be purchased separately.

Items Analyzed

The survey studies the benefit plans offered by companies and their characteristics such as:

  • Description of the plan
  • Types of plan
  • Coverage
  • Eligibility
  • and more
Presentation of Results

An electronic pdf report which includes graphs and tables illustrating the main market practices and trends, for each analyzed benefit.

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