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Healthcare trusts: Watch out for tax rule changes

6 Jun 2017

Many employers use healthcare trusts and medical master trusts to deliver healthcare benefits to staff. But new rules on tax...

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Mental health risk: employers and insurers need a joined-up approach

23 Aug 2016

Employers should address rising stress and mental health risk through collaboration between internal departments and insurance providers. A dedicated employee...

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Can income protection insurance fund return to work?

18 Feb 2015

The Government is soon to launch a national Fit for Work service, including a tax exemption of up to £500...

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An introduction to private medical insurance

18 Nov 2010

Private medical insurance: executive perk or absence management tool?Sickness absence is a key issue for UK business. When employees fall...

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Ten reasons for an employer to offer PMI

25 Oct 2010

Sometimes it’s easy to think of private medical insurance as a perk offered to your most senior staff. It can...

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Ten reasons for an employer to offer PMI

18 Feb 2010

Private medical insurance (PMI) schemes offer employers and employees a raft of benefits. Here are ten reasons to offer PMI:...

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Corporate healthcare trusts

18 Feb 2010

Healthcare trusts (HCTs) are a viable alternative to conventional private medical insurance for larger organisations.Some administration companies assert that HCTs...

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Finding the value in the small corportate medical insurance market

18 Feb 2010

Employers in the small corporate market only seem to have one thing on their minds when it comes to buying...

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Corporate PMI suppliers and tax issues

18 Feb 2010

CORPORATE PMI PROVIDERS:Here are some of the major suppliers of corporate private medical insurance in the UK:AXA PPP Healthcare provides...

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Cutting costs

Ten ways to cut your PMI costs

18 Feb 2010

1 What cover do you need?Most cover will include access to high-cost London hospitals, which can hike up costs. If...

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How do I buy private healthcare – direct or through a broker?

18 Feb 2010

PMI can be bought directly from the provider. Some firms have procurement departments which work closely with HR and then...

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What types of medical cover can I buy?

18 Feb 2010

According to the Association of British Insurers, private medical insurance is designed to cover treatment for curable, short-term illness or...

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The most important issues in PMI

18 Feb 2010

If you are an employer that has never bought in PMI before it is worth asking the following...

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What is the cost of private medical insurance?

18 Feb 2010

Providing private healthcare for employees is undoubtedly a costly business. A study carried out by IRS in 2008 found that...

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