By: Natalie O'Laughlin on July 21st, 2020

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National Survey Reveals Key Insights on Top Paid Leave Benefits

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WASHINGTON – [July 21, 2020] – Helios HR, a leading human capital and talent management consulting firm, today announced the findings of their leave benefits report published in collaboration with NFP, the 5th largest insurance broker and consultant in the world. Helios HR and NFP partnered to survey more than 190 companies, representing 16 states and 16 industries, to support business decisions related to paid leave benefits for employees.

The leave benefits report is designed to measure and gain insight into competitive leave benefits being offered in today’s market and the policy details that surround each type of leave. The survey report identifies typical amounts of time off, program structures and details on the types of leave being offered such as PTO, unlimited leave, paid parental, paid holidays, flexible and summertime hours, and more. Key findings include the challenges employers overcome to provide certain leave benefits as well as the success employers realize in offering these benefits to employees. The survey also uncovered the added flexibility employers are providing through customized leave and return-to-work programs designed to attract and retain employees.

“We appreciate the participation from such a great list of top companies. We think this report can be a difference-maker for companies of all sizes and we’re excited to share these results so that employers can make more informed business decisions during these unprecedented times,” said Helios HR president, Ethan Gill. “Organizations are under intense pressure to build benefit programs that are meaningful to employees and align with strategic and financial goals,” said Beth Robertson, corporate benefits managing director in NFP’s Mid-Atlantic region. “The more insight they have, the better positioned they are to make smart choices, and we’re excited to have the opportunity to be part of that process.”

About Helios HR
Headquartered in our nation’s capital, the Helios HR team helps leaders navigate the challenges of today’s workplace during times of growth, transition and uncertainty through human capital and talent acquisition consulting. Our solutions are designed to support an organization’s ability to attract, engage and develop top talent through project consulting, HR management outsourcing, interim HR, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), and retained search. To discover what is possible in your business and learn what has made us an award-winning organization trusted by thousands of employers for nearly 20 years, visit us at

About NFP
NFP is a leading insurance broker and consultant providing specialized property and casualty, corporate benefits, retirement and individual solutions through its licensed subsidiaries and affiliates. NFP enables client success through the expertise of over 5,600 global employees, investments in innovative technologies, and enduring relationships with highly rated insurers, vendors, and financial institutions. NFP is the 5th largest benefits broker by global revenue, 6th largest US-based privately owned broker, and 8th best place to work in insurance (Business Insurance); 10th largest property and casualty agency (Insurance Journal); and 13th largest global insurance broker (Best’s Review). Visit to discover how NFP empowers clients to meet their goals.

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