Mercer Marsh Benefits

Managing people risk

Prepare today to manage the risks that impact your workforce.

When your people are healthy and protected, your business is healthy and protected

People-related risks have risen sharply up the boardroom agenda as a result of the single largest health crisis of our time.  

People are an organisation’s most important strength, but they can bring significant risk to your business if not properly managed. Never before has it been so crucial that HR and risk management break down silos and work together to protect, equip, and motivate this critical asset.

Mercer Marsh Benefits provides organisations with a single source to manage business risks associated with the impact of employee illness and injury (people risks), including; risks, costs, expectations, obligations and complexities.

We partner with hundreds of organisations across Australia, to help them better understand their people risks, to ultimately unlock savings and improve employee health and wellbeing.

Our approach

Our approach is to view the management of people risks in a cycle. We believe there is an opportunity for organisations to change the focus of people risk management to better address keeping employees healthy, well and productive above the health line, to contain costs, improve productivity and minimise the impact of ill health below the line.

We are the only people who can partner across the whole cycle of business needs


the talent your business needs, through a culture of care and wellbeing, supported by benefits and a focus on health to strengthen your Employee Value Proposition.

Manage Risk

of mental and physical illness, injury, occupational safety, cultural/reputational damage, compliance and legislation.


and return employees to the best state they can be, back to health and productivity.


against the risks of sickness and injury costs and loss of income.

Depending on where you are in your journey to building a healthy, protected and productive workforce, we can either partner with you on individual class-leading products & services, or as a fully integrated program.

We work in partnership with businesses, bringing deep technical expertise from brokers, consultants and allied health professionals to support:

  • Data analytics and forecasting
  • Insurance placement and risk financing
  • Risk control assessments & protocols
  • Legislation and regulation compliance
  • Training and education
  • Strategic claims management 


global premium volumes placed annually


employee health and benefits professionals


risk placement transactions completed annually

Do you want to better understand and manage your people-related risks?

Speak with one of our team today.

This document is not intended to be taken as advice regarding any individual situation and should not be relied upon as such. The information contained herein is based on sources we believe reliable, but we make no representation or warranty as to its accuracy. Marsh shall have no obligation to update this publication and shall have no liability to you or any other party arising out of this publication or any matter contained herein.

Marsh Pty Ltd (ABN 86 004 651 512, AFSL 238983) (“Marsh”) arrange this insurance and is not the insurer. The Discretionary Trust Arrangement is issued by the Trustee, JLT Group Services Pty Ltd (ABN 26 004 485 214, AFSL 417964) (“JGS”). JGS is part of the Marsh group of companies. Any advice in relation to the Discretionary Trust Arrangement is provided by JLT Risk Solutions Pty Ltd (ABN 69 009 098 864, AFSL 226827) which is a related entity of Marsh. The cover provided by the Discretionary Trust Arrangement is subject to the Trustee’s discretion and/or the relevant policy terms, conditions and exclusions. This website contains general information, does not take into account your individual objectives, financial situation or needs and may not suit your personal circumstances. For full details of the terms, conditions and limitations of the covers and before making any decision about whether to acquire a product, refer to the specific policy wordings and/or Product Disclosure Statements available from JLT Risk Solutions on request. Full information can be found in the JLT Risk Solutions Financial Services Guide.”