Health insurance

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.


Coronavirus only proves that SMEs need employee benefits

Employee benefits have already proven their worth during the Covid-19 pandemic, but Steve Herbert believes they’ll become more important to...

Better communication is key to unlocking the value of health and wellbeing benefits

3 Apr 2020

With this month (April) being the start of a new financial year, Paul Avis argues that now is a good...

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Employee benefits: Why data is king

12 Mar 2020

PROMOTED Data is an inevitable result of the digital era. When you can track anything and everything, there’s an inherent opportunity within the resulting information...

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Aon buys Willis Towers Watson in £23bn deal

9 Mar 2020

Aon is to acquire Willis Towers Watson in an all-share deal that will create the world’s largest insurance broker.
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Employee benefits needn’t break the bank: Download ‘Perks on a limited budget’

6 Feb 2020

PROMOTED | Employee perks and benefits are essential on so many levels. They can help tempt top talent through your door...

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Global mobility and HR summit comes to London

23 Oct 2019

London hosts the Forum for Expatriate Management’s 2019 Global Mobility Summit next month with Brexit and immigration high on the...

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Bupa and Optima Health partner to bolster occupational health access

15 Oct 2019

Health insurance and healthcare provider Bupa has partnered with OH provider Optima Health in a move designed to expand access...

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Health costs for UK staff in EU to be covered for six months after a no-deal Brexit

23 Sep 2019

Temporary measures to cover healthcare costs in EU in event of a no-deal Brexit fail to satisfy UK nationals

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How businesses can support the NHS and help employees

24 Jun 2019

Businesses should take a more proactive approach to their employees' health and help take the strain off the NHS.

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Mercer announces it will offer trans benefits under private medical scheme

16 Oct 2018

Benefits consultancy Mercer has announced it will offer a suite of trans benefits as part of its private medical scheme...

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How technology can transform employee healthcare

25 Apr 2018

Healthcare is moving from reactive to preventative as new technology allows for speedier diagnoses than ever before. This is good...

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Three common misconceptions about sick pay

21 Feb 2018

With recent figures showing that many employees have little idea of their sick pay entitlements, Leon Deakin from Coffin Mew...

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How health insurance can help employers compete in the race for talent

18 Jan 2018

Employees’ expectations of how their employer will support their physical and mental health are growing. Sheldon Kenton from Bupa considers...

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Wellbeing technology in the workplace: implantable sensors

Wellbeing technology in the workplace: trending now and in future 

4 Jan 2018

In part two of a major guide, Stephen Haynes looks at emerging wellbeing technology in the workplace that has the...

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Employers see link between workplace health and performance

4 Jan 2018

Employers are almost unanimous in seeing a direct correlation between workplace health and performance, a study by benefits provider Aon...

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