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The Health Insurance Group becomes Towergate Health & Protection

Press release uploaded by on 5 August 2019

The Health Insurance Group announces today that it is rebranding to Towergate Health & Protection. This follows February 2019’s acquisition of the company by The Ardonagh Group. The Ardonagh Group already owned Towergate Health & Protection, and as the businesses integrate, the name change reflects the businesses coming together to become a leading force in […]

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Applying the same logic to body and mind: employers need to take same approach to physical and mental wellbeing

Press release uploaded by on 23 July 2019

For too long physical and mental health have been considered separate entities when they are in fact inextricably linked. So it’s important that employers take the same approach to both to give their staff the best support. Physical exercise can release endorphins to improve mental health; and good mental health has also been shown to reduce […]

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Stemming the “silver tsunami”: How to keep hold of quality baby boomers

Press release uploaded by on 10 July 2019

Despite being one of the largest and most experienced demographics in the workplace, Baby Boomers (aged 51-74) can be a flight risk – frustrated that their needs are being overlooked and looking for a new role or entering retirement instead. The Health Insurance Group explains that with a few simple changes, this highly valued and […]

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Shift to preventative healthcare and mental health support abroad: are employers keeping pace?

Press release uploaded by on 10 July 2019

There has been a shift in the most utilised benefits by overseas staff, towards preventative healthcare and mental health support, yet businesses may not have kept pace with their offering, warns Sarah Dennis, head of international for The Health Insurance Group. According to the business, the top three most utilised employee benefits abroad are: Psychiatric […]

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Don’t be fooled by ‘health conscious’ gen Z: they need employer support

Press release uploaded by on 18 June 2019

Despite being widely understood to be a healthy cohort, drinking and smoking less than previous generations, behind the scenes Gen Z faces real and concerning health challenges that need addressing now. And employers need to be part of the solution, says The Health Insurance Group. High obesity and low activity rates present a risk Gen […]

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One in eight employees receive mental health training at The Health Insurance Group

Press release uploaded by on 13 June 2019

Rolling out its second tranche of mental health training to staff in May, more than one in eight (13%) employees at The Health Insurance Group are now trained as Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Champions. As part of the company’s mental health wellbeing strategy, 16 further members – primarily managers and sales staff have been […]

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Ensure staff and families are protected from measles outbreak, particularly when working abroad, warns The Health Insurance Group

Press release uploaded by on 4 June 2019

Measles cases rose by 300% in the first three months of 2019 and employers must remind staff, especially those working abroad with their families, about the importance of ensuring immunisations are up to date, urges The Health Insurance Group. Global outbreak of measles According to UNICEF, more than 20 million children worldwide miss out on […]

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Leaders need mental health support too, says The Health Insurance Group

Press release uploaded by on 28 May 2019

While statistics are widely publicised about the number of employees that are likely to struggle with their mental wellbeing, recent events are a stark reminder that leaders also need support for their mental health. Jamie Oliver tweeted that he was ‘devastated’ that his restaurants went into administration, Theresa May has ‘deep regret’ that she couldn’t […]

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Get the most from Millennials, by understanding what has shaped them

Press release uploaded by on 21 May 2019

In order for businesses to get the best out of Millennials in the workplace, they need to understand the unique set of circumstances they have grown up in which has shaped their attitude today. Millennials, born between 1981-1995, will represent 35% of the workforce by 2020 and they have plenty to offer employers. However, The […]

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Mind awards Silver to The Health Insurance Group in recognition of mental health support for their staff

Press release uploaded by on 13 May 2019

The Health Insurance Group today announces it has achieved a Silver Award in Mind’s “Workplace Wellbeing Awards 2018/2019”*. The Health Insurance Group was one of 105 organisations to take part in Mind’s third annual Workplace Wellbeing Index which benchmarks companies in terms of their policies and practices. The company has been awarded Silver, which recognises […]

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