No, not his or her blood pressure — likely already pretty elevated these days, understandably — but rather, his or her pricing pressure. Survey numbers from Grant Thornton show that a sound majority (77%) are most concerned about the price of employee benefits. And to give you some perspective, energy ranks second, at 30%.

While you can’t do much about your company’s utility bills, the benefits bottom line is well within your purview. I know you’re already in cost-cutting mode — have been for years now — but all the same, I thought I’d pass along some of EBN’s greatest hits on reducing costs. Comment and let me know what you've tried and the successes and stumbles you've had.

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