Employee benefit specialists and consultants
Go Benefits is an independent, Specialist Employee Benefit Consulting business, that focuses on providing value for money solutions to members, employers and retirement funds.
Our values are core to who we are and how we do business. We believe in long term sustainable partnerships, based on trust, integrity and accountability.
Our objective is to provide a customized retirement program to suit the client needs while maximizing retirement outcomes and providing optimal insurance benefits for the members and their families.
Go Benefits was founded by Jennifer Grefen in 2015. Jennifer is widely considered to be a thought leader in the retirement fund industry with a wealth of experience as a senior retirement fund consultant, Divisional Head, Umbrella Fund Product Owner and Managing Director of a large South African retirement benefits company. Jennifer is passionate about the retirement funds industry and is actively involved in the FIA Employee Benefits committee the FPI Employee Benefits Committee.
Your partner in employee benefit solutions
What we offer
We assist Employers and Funds to structure an appropriate arrangement that allows members to save sufficiently for retirement as well as ensuring that they and their beneficiaries are provided for should the member pass away or become disabled whilst in employment. We strive to ensure that members understand the benefits that are available to them so that they are able to make informed financial choices.
We provide independent consulting services to Funds and Employers. We partner with our clients to understand their needs and to tailor the ideal retirement funds solution for Employer and Fund members, using best of breed providers. We also ensure compliance with prevailing legislation and governing guidelines.
We are accredited with all the major Financial Institutions in South Africa that specialise in Retirement Fund and Long Term insurance products. We source the most appropriate and cost effective Retirement and Group Risk products to meet the needs of our clients.
We provide professional services to Funds and Employers, to assist with their holistic benefits strategy, governance arrangements and operational effectiveness. We also provide the appropriate fund and stakeholder management services.
Other niche services include independent Trustee services, Principal Officer services, outsourced Employer services, communication programs and training for Trustee, Mancom and HR as well as Section 37C death claim investigations.
Our Member Services
This includes quarterly investment communication, legal updates, the drafting of member booklets, member induction services, member communication sessions, pre-retirement services, member exit services and exit communication.
In addition, we provide access to Individual Financial Planners, who can assist members with advice relating to their own personal circumstances.
Our team members are highly respected and experienced members of the Employee Benefits industry. We all share the core values of integrity, trust and accountability and we believe in focusing on building partnerships with Funds and Employers that will positively influence the retirement fund industry.
Managing Director & Lead Consultant
Technical & Operational Consultant
Strategic & Technical Consulting
OUR EXPERIENCE IS UNRIVALED
We offer a depth of experience and technical expertise that is unmatched in the industry today.
We believe that senior involvement with all our clients is vital to ensure that the best solutions are offered and hence one of our senior, experienced consultants will always be personally involved with all our clients.
WE ARE INDEPENDENT
We are independent from all product providers and financial services providers and thus we are always able to provide a solution that is best for our clients.
OUR CONSULTING PERSPECTIVE
We believe that all clients are unique and therefore we do not promote the approach of ‘one size fits all’. With our extensive industry knowledge and research methodologies, we ensure that we clearly understand the objectives of our clients in order to provide the most appropriate solutions.
We focus on building partnerships with our clients, in this way we learn about their culture and this allows us to provide best fit solutions.