Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get help with employee benefits?
IBN selects the best consultants to provide services for each specific market. Our consultants also act as Global Benefits Advisors and are able to liaise with fellow members across numerous locations to provide you with the joined-up solution you require. Find a consultant by searching for your country here.
How are IBN consultants selected?
Our members are selected through careful application and screening. We also maintain a regular, ongoing and thorough quality review process, by using an IBN consultant you immediately receive peace of mind that you are dealing with an Employee Benefits expert who is fit for purpose.
How much does employee benefit consulting cost?
Thanks to the way IBN is structured, there are no central commission payments or cuts that the network takes. This means that clients can use an IBN consultant knowing that they are only paying for the work that is being undertaken.
Why work with an IBN employee benefit consulting firm?
All of our consulting firms have been selected through careful application and screening. We also implement an on-going quality review process. Working with IBN, clients benefit from senior-level experienced advisors. Our network gives you access to a selected local benefit consultant, with extensive local knowledge ‘on the ground’ in over 70 countries around the world.
What countries are covered by IBN members?
IBN is a truly global network. Our members have expertise in over 70 countries. They have experience in a full range of benefits services, specific to each country. Find a consultant by searching for your country here.
How can I find out what employee benefits to offer?
How do I start a project that covers multiple locations?
Our members have expertise in over 70 countries. They have experience in a full range of benefits services, specific to each country. Many of our consultants also provide Global benefits consultancy or coordination. If you’re looking for assistance on such a project, we suggest reaching out to the consultant in your own country and discussing your requirements. Find a consultant by searching for your country here.
What benefits can IBN employee benefit consulting firms help with?
Members offer a wide range of retirement and benefits services that are relevant in their country. For a list of employee benefits see here.
How are IBN member firms reviewed?
Professional insurance and licence details are reviewed annually. However, at least once every three years, IBN conducts a thorough review. This includes a code of conduct review and a skills review to ensure that each member is still able to deliver a high standard of service. A review of their financial and corporate status is also performed.
What are the benefits of being an IBN member?
IBN members enjoy shared knowledge with access to local expertise around the world. Our members share best practice and are proud to be part of a respected global brand. Through membership, consulting firms have increased ability to compete with global benefits firms, and build a professional international reputation. IBN members share success in client development, referring incoming and outgoing business.
How do I join IBN?
Typically, only one partner per country is invited into IBN membership, although there are regional partners in larger countries. Learn more about membership and start the application process here.