Healthcare cash plans

Some employers use healthcare cash plans. This is a type of health benefit insurance scheme that pays a cash sum to cover the cost of specified day-to-day healthcare treatments.

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With restrictions possibly being reduced in the weeks and months to come, employers are turning their thoughts again to how...

Coronavirus only proves that SMEs need employee benefits

24 Sep 2020

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

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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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Members of the Comply Direct team pick up their employee benefits prize from Alex Jones of The One Show and Rob Moss, editor of Personnel Today at the 2018 Personnel Today Awards ceremony

Comply Direct cleans up with Employee Benefits Award

21 Nov 2018

Packaging, environmental and waste management compliance business Comply Direct landed the Employee Benefits Award at the Personnel Today Awards 2018...

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Health secretary: employers must do more on prevention

5 Nov 2018

Schemes such as free fruit in offices, bicycle loans, support for ill employees and counselling should be the new norm...

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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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10 benefits to include in a flexible benefits scheme

24 Aug 2017

Flexible benefits schemes can help to boost employee recruitment and retention by increasing the range of benefits available to employees....

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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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Why US firm Hallmark takes a long-term view on employee wellbeing

31 Oct 2015

Greetings card company Hallmark is one of a growing number of US companies adopting innovative approaches to wellbeing, in response...

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Seven ways US corporate wellbeing differs to the UK

30 Oct 2015

US companies are more advanced in delivering wellbeing programmes than their UK equivalents, but what are the key differences between...

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Health benefits top list of employer-provided benefits

Healthcare tops list of employer-provided benefits

12 Aug 2014

Health-related benefits feature heavily in the most common benefits provided by employers, a survey of 327 organisations' benefits packages conducted by XpertHR has found.

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Five key questions to ask before implementing a healthcare cash plan

26 Jul 2011

Although they are often seen as a good benefit, cash plans are not right for every business. Before you implement...

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