About The Unlimited

Established in 1994, we are a Sales and Marketing company predominantly focused on marketing annuity based products and services directly to the public. Today, with offices around the country, we have over 1000 agents and more than 500 000 customers across a broad range of products including personal accident insurance, emergency medical evacuation services, medical health insurance, scratch and dent insurance and many more. As a values-based business, we're focused on making a real difference in the lives of others and enabling them to do what they never thought possible. That's why our people, our partners and our customers trust us to put them first.

Facts & Figures

Industry Financial Services
Number of employees 1300
Number of active countries 2

The Research

Certification is only awarded to the best employers around the world: companies that demonstrate the highest standards of employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute’s research assesses all critical areas of the Human Resources environment, certifying organisations that can demonstrate they are continuously optimising employee conditions and leading the way in the development of their people.

The employee offerings of The Unlimited

This is a selection of the Employee Offerings that this company offers to (some of) its employees.

Communication Channels

  • Special access to CEO/Leadership
  • Formal sessions (e.g. one-to-one meetings between employee and manager)
  • Brainstorming sessions
  • Suggestions box/email
  • Forums/blogs on Intranet
  • Employee surveys

Learning and development programs

  • Coaching
  • 180- and/or 360-degree feedback
  • Job rotation programmes
  • Competency-based training programmes
  • Mentor programmes
  • Peer support programmes
  • Soft skill training programmes (e.g. feedback, time management, communication)
  • On-the-job training
  • Conferences/congresses/seminars (internal/external)
  • Workshops (internal/external)
  • Online training programmes (always available)
  • Mentor groups
  • Collaborative Learning Experiences (e.g. Action learning group/Team-based learning)

Compensation and benefits

  • Employee referral bonus
  • Employee discounts on company services/products

Flexible Working Conditions

  • Flexi-time working
  • Job sharing
  • Part-time working
  • Time off in lieu (TOIL)/Time-for-time
  • Telecommuting/working from home
  • Reduction in company travel
  • Special leave for parents (above legal requirements)
  • Bringing a child to work (in emergency)

Networking Activities

  • Sports events (e.g. sports day)
  • Organising weekly drinks or other social event (by staff association)
  • Flexible workspace at the office
  • Personal online profile/social media
  • Seasonal social events
  • Special informal sessions with Executive Management

Onboarding Activities

  • Employee handbook that specifies HR policy and regulations (hard copy or online)
  • Step-by-step On-boarding programme (hard copy or online)
  • Pre-Employment package (after contract is signed)
  • Use of internal/external social media (networks) to chat with current employees
  • Meeting with HR to explain procedures
  • Check-in meetings at specific intervals
  • Meeting with manager regarding job role, tasks,expectations
  • A role-specific introductory training programme
  • A buddy is assigned to the new employee
  • A mentor is assigned to the new employee
  • Post-hire assessment
  • Announcement/introduction by management
  • A tour around the organisation
  • Meeting with CEO/Executive Management
  • (Social) Networking events for new employees
  • Internal social media (network) experience sharing
  • Team lunch/dinner
  • Induction course (covering the organisation’s mission,vision, values)
  • Code of Conduct
  • Safety policies and instructions
  • Follow-up session one year after joining

Career and succession management

  • Coaching
  • Job rotation
  • Training programme
  • Mentoring
  • Special assignment
  • Secondment
  • Job enrichment

Secondary benefits

  • Laptop
  • Car/travel allowance
  • On-site parking

Well-being programs

  • Stress management
  • Health & Safety officer/manager
  • Personal support line
  • Employee debt support
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Programme)
  • Burn-out recovery programme
  • Confidential adviser
  • Maintaining salary level above legal requirements
  • Maintaining employee contractual rights above legal requirements
  • Occupational Health professional
  • On-site sports facilities
  • Fitness centre membership subsidy/reimbursement
  • Health screening programme
  • Weight loss programme
  • Wellness programmes
  • Nutritional information programmes