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About us

Welcome to Essential Employment Benefits

When you think of gainful employment, providing leading and trusted employee benefits is always at the top of the list. Employee benefits are essential to a successful partnership between employer and employee, and our role at EEB is to facilitate this very important relationship.

We prioritise cover, risk benefits and security through a holistic approach that benefits both employees and employers with reliable affordable cover. We aim to ensure that your staff are efficiently cared for, thereby promoting better employment security and optimising productivity outcomes.

Through our established network of private practices and service providers throughout South Africa, Essential Employee Benefits offers affordable insurance and lifestyle products to employers and thousands of employees and families.

The bigger picture

We are part of the Workforce group of companies is a leading, trusted provider of employment, training, healthcare, wellness and financial and lifestyle services to employers, financial advisors, and individuals.

Workforce Holdings Ltd is listed on the AltX board of the JSE, a leader in human capital solutions both in South Africa and beyond our borders.

Who are we?

Everything we do is driven by purpose. We are trusted by both employees and employers to provide innovative, integrated and diversified financial services and benefit solutions.

We empower businesses and people by giving them agency through education and the alignment of the appropriate protection for all stages of their financial journey.

Our Values

We are honest and ethical: We encourage open communication, transparency and to do the right thing even when no-one is watching.

We treat people equally without bias: Treating every customer fairly is at the core of what we do.

We do what we say we are going to do: We strive to maintain and improve member and client trust and confidence.

We are honest with our members and ourselves: We are aware of our strengths and limitations.

We appreciate the fact that we have a direct access to management and that queries and concerns are dealt with fast and effectively.
The benefit offering is also unique, offering cover in hospital for ICU admissions, surgical admissions, and general illness admissions. The offering also provides cover for dread disease cover , a comprehensive list of conditions are covered which is important to our members.

Thank you for the great support.

Cobus CalitzKHUSA Consulting

We, at Classique Medical Aid Consultants highly recommend Essential Employee Benefits as a service provider.

As a broker, we have had the pleasure of working with Essential Employee Benefits for several years and have always been impressed with the exceptional level of service they provide. From the start of our partnership, Essential Employee Benefits has demonstrated a deep understanding of our needs as brokers and has consistently gone above and beyond to ensure that our clients receive the best possible benefits packages.

They have been responsive, transparent, and always available to answer any questions we may have. What sets Essential Employee Benefits apart is their commitment to providing tailored solutions to meet the unique needs of each of our clients. They take the time to listen and understand our clients' specific needs, and then work to design a benefits plan that is customized to their needs and budget.

Overall, I have been extremely pleased with the service provided by Essential Employee Benefits, and I highly recommend them to any broker or employer looking for comprehensive and personalized benefits solutions.

Jermaine FourieClassique Medical Aid Consultants