Benefits management is a key aspect of running a successful organization. Providing a decent benefits package to your workforce directly contributes to employee engagement.

Here are 10 benefits management statistics, from different recent studies.


Benefits management stats you should know

  • Employers believe the most challenging issues in the year ahead are:
    • Attracting strong, competent management and dedicated, capable staff (33%);
    • Offering competitive compensation and benefits (31%)
    • High employee turnover (26%)
    • Developing employees and future leaders for succession (23%)
    • Building a positive brand and culture (20%)
    • Maintaining ongoing regulatory compliance (19%)
    • Measuring and managing employee performance (18%)
    • Managing the hiring process and tracking applicants (16%)
    • Creating operational efficiencies with overall HR administration (16%) (Oasis)


  • 47% of employers noted that controlling employee benefit costs was a top human resource priority (Gallagher)


  • 34% of organizations increased their benefits offerings in the past year (SHRM)


  • 51% of employers plan to increase their investments in on-site benefits (Randstad)


  • 90% of employers said the move to a benefits marketplace helped simplify their benefits administration process (WTW)


  • 20% of small businesses lack confidence in their organization’s ability to keep up with HR compliance (Paychex)


  • Roughly 30% of small business owners have increased their level of administration outsourcing in the last three years, and 24% believe outsourcing will be a top benefits strategy in the next five years (Guardian)


  • 77% of employers want a technology system that can manage all of their benefits on the same platform (LIMRA)


  • 82.37% of employees say their employer provides an employee self-service portal where they can access pay and benefits information online (APA)


  • 97% of employees preferred choosing their own benefits, rather than have their employer choose for them (WTW)







Kevina Takoordyal has a BA Hons Business Management from the University of Glamorgan, UK, with MBA in leadership and Innovation, MBA General, PMP Certified, and Agile Scrum Master. She currently works as the Head of Operations at Africa HR Solutions Ltd with more than 20 years of proven leadership capabilities in Operations, Business Development, People Management, Process Optimization, and Project Management in the Financial Services, BPO, Banking Industry, and Heath Care Industry. In Senior leadership roles with an international footprint across Europe working and extensive Pan- African experience from a compliance, finance, and operations angle, Kevina comes across with a panoply of cross-functional skills. Kevina also serves on a few Boards, Non-Independent Executive at MioD and for NGOs on a voluntary basis, a coach and mentor to aspiring female leaders across Africa and Mauritius.

Kevina is a firm believer in Servant Leadership with a strong focus and commitment to uplifting others, with the ability to deliver through a highly engaged – diverse team, and works towards consistently synergistic value creation. While being a focused and adaptive thinker and Kevina is actively participating in panel discussions on Innovation, CX, Digital transformation.

Kevina serves as Project Assessor for the National Youth upskilling program. She has been recognized as Global Talent in a few companies, Ceridian, and International SOS Ltd whereby she has been awarded a few scholarships and had the opportunity to be mentored by Senior Vice President in the US. Award Winner in various fields and at a national level and recognized including Super Achiever Leader Award in Africa in 2016, Awarded Africa Women Leader 2018.



Head of Legal & Compliance

A qualified lawyer who joined Africa HR Solutions in July 2020, Mark Du Preez has experience working in private practice for a reputable law firm in South Africa. He also played commercially focused roles at a leading private bank, wealth management company, and outsourcing firm in South Africa and Mauritius.

Mark has played a pivotal role in Africa HR Solution’s risk mitigation strategy, which positively impacted P&L performance over the years.

He currently leads the Partnerships function of the company including relationships and oversight with in-country partners (ICPs) across Africa.

alex daruty


Head of Commercial

Alex has more than 15 years of experience in the global, strategic development of both enterprise and consumer brands in categories including technology, transport, enterprise software, entertainment, and travel.

With experience in roles on both agency and corporate side, he has worked across international brands and has led the development and execution of multi-discipline campaigns across EMEA, NORAM and Asia Pacific.

His focus is on driving meaningful business impact through brand differentiation and building high-functioning, digitally oriented, and analytically driven capabilities. He is motivated by working with, and developing dynamic people, teams, and organizations.

He leads, manages, develops and mentors the Key Account Management department, including line management responsibility for the team of Key Account Managers and Key Account Administrator who represent the Company as the primary communication link between all relevant stakeholders, including clients, third party in-country partners and internal functions.

Originally from Mauritius, he holds bachelor’s degrees in International Business, Finance and Management from the University of Nevada, Reno.