blue and red drawing of multiple lightbulbs made into flowers, heads, ice cream cones, etc As the cost of benefits rises every year, employers have everything to lose and nothing to gain from refusing to try new ideas. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Change can be terrifying, especially for business owners coping with already challenging times. Sometimes, though, change is exactly what’s needed to significantly transform your business. Many employers have been convinced that the benefits system they’ve been working with for years is the best one (or the only one) available. Even when a better alternative is presented, the fear of the unknown can close employers’ minds to opportunities that could turn their benefits plan into a huge savings opportunity for their company.

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