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What are Fortune 500 Level Benefits and How Can Small to Mid-Sized Manufacturing Businesses Afford Them?

In a competitive employee market, a comprehensive employee benefits package—similar to those offered by Fortune 500 companies—can make all the difference in attracting and retaining talented employees.

If you’re a small to mid-sized business owner in the manufacturing industry, finding affordable medical insurance (and other benefits) that are comparable to those being offered by large corporations can feel impossible. But if you choose to outsource your HR with G&A Partners—comprehensive, competitive insurance plans are within reach.

Why Offer Fortune 500 Level Benefits at a Small Business?

Fortune 500 companies offer comprehensive benefits for the same reason small businesses should consider doing so—to reduce turnover and attract top talent in a competitive market, where most job applicants are expecting a high-quality benefits offering.

Offering a comprehensive benefits package also helps your current employees feel valued and appreciated–improving your odds of retaining them for the long-term. In fact, research from the Society for Human Resource Management indicates that 60 percent of employees count the benefits they are offered as, “a very important contributor to job satisfaction."

The reality, however, is that large corporations are working with budgets that often far exceed those of small to mid-sized businesses—and offering a variety of medical plans and other benefits options can be a significant cost to your business.

of employees count the benefits they are offered as, “a very important contributor to job satisfaction.”


How G&A Partners Can Help You Offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plans at a Price You Can Afford

When you choose G&A as your HR outsourcing partner, you gain access to the same types of benefits as Fortune 500 companies—at a price that works within your budget.

By bringing together the buying power of tens of thousands of employees across G&A’s numerous client companies, we’re able to negotiate better medical plans—with lower deductibles and more comprehensive coverage—at an affordable rate. On top of a variety of top tier medical insurance plan options, you can also provide your employees with additional coverage including dental, vision, life, disability, ancillary benefits like critical illness and accident coverage, and more.

Beyond medical insurance offerings, G&A Partners can provide your employees with retirement savings plans such as a 401(k), and our benefits experts take on the responsibility of plan management. Similar to medical insurance, the collective buying power of G&A allows us to negotiate quality retirement plans for small businesses who would like to provide their employees with the option to save for retirement.

In the current competitive employment landscape, attracting talented new hires and retaining your best employees is more important than ever. One thing is clear: Offering a quality, comprehensive benefits package—one on par with those offered by Fortune 500 companies—is critical. When you partner with G&A, we can help you make that happen.

How G&A Can Help

G&A Partners offers access to HR experts with years of experience helping businesses develop their employees, improve their workplace cultures, implement new HR processes and procedures, and more. Schedule a consultation with one of our trusted business advisors to learn more.

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