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Where it was once a benefit restricted to senior management, access to private medical care has spread to the point where it is common practice in some industries to offer cover to all employees.
However, the cost of group health insurance is rising steadily.
15 Oct 2019
Health insurance and healthcare provider Bupa has partnered with OH provider Optima Health in a move designed to expand access...
23 Sep 2019
Temporary measures to cover healthcare costs in EU in event of a no-deal Brexit fail to satisfy UK nationals
24 Jun 2019
Businesses should take a more proactive approach to their employees' health and help take the strain off the NHS.
16 Oct 2018
Benefits consultancy Mercer has announced it will offer a suite of trans benefits as part of its private medical scheme...
25 Apr 2018
Healthcare is moving from reactive to preventative as new technology allows for speedier diagnoses than ever before. This is good...
21 Feb 2018
With recent figures showing that many employees have little idea of their sick pay entitlements, Leon Deakin from Coffin Mew...
18 Jan 2018
Employees’ expectations of how their employer will support their physical and mental health are growing. Sheldon Kenton from Bupa considers...
4 Jan 2018
In part two of a major guide, Stephen Haynes looks at emerging wellbeing technology in the workplace that has the...
4 Jan 2018
Employers are almost unanimous in seeing a direct correlation between workplace health and performance, a study by benefits provider Aon...
30 Nov 2017
In the first part of a new major series on wellbeing technology in the workplace, Stephen Haynes outlines the range...
2 Oct 2017
An increasing range of healthcare apps are changing the way HR and occupational health manage employee wellbeing and sickness absence....
24 Aug 2017
Flexible benefits schemes can help to boost employee recruitment and retention by increasing the range of benefits available to employees....
3 Aug 2017
Research on employee assistance programmes suggests they are valued by employees, but employers are not yet gaining all the potential...
2 Aug 2017
Employee health benefits must be used to cut insurance costs and reduce the risk of ill health at work, argues...