1 in 10, life industry market failure and time for a radical policy change: Work, health and disability Green Paper
The overall level of economic waste, currently £109 bn per year , from long term disability and short term sickness absence is unacceptable and is damaging for our economy and society writes John Ritchie.
As group income protection providers continue to morph from insurance to service providers - now with the addition of dispute resolution - advisers need to ensure their corporate clients know what's available and helping them take full advantage, writes...
Class 4 NICs to be 11% by 2019
Ensuring value for money in the world of employee benefits is inherently important to employers, and will become increasingly so now the government has changed its approach on salary sacrifice. Making the most of the benefits already in place is going...
1,044 complaints against advisers in six months
'Algorithms can only go so far'
When the government announced the proposed changes for salary sacrifice in the Autumn Statement last year, it felt like the end of workplace benefits, writes Jeff Fox.
Employees in open plan offices are most likely to have unhealthy behaviours at work that are common contributors to many types of cancer, according to Canada Life Group Insurance.
Ellipse is now covering cohabitant partners of employees opting for spouse cover as part of a raft of changes on the insurer's group critical illness (group CI) product.
Simplyhealth and Denplan announced the merger of the two brands at a rebranding event in central London this week.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has called for the government to encourage employers to issue an annual 'protection statement' to their employees in its Green Paper response.
The Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) has called for an auto-enrolment style scheme for group income protection (GIP) in its Green Paper response.
There has never been a more exciting time in the evolution of Workplace Savings and Benefit platforms writes F&TRC's Jason Green.
Unum has called for the government to introduce a temporary tax incentive for employers that buy group income protection (GIP) to improve the working lives of people with disabilities and long term health problems.
Bupa has completed its acquisition of Oasis Dental Care, becoming a major dental provider, adding over 2m dental patients and more than 400 clinics.
Generali Employee Benefits UK has launched a DIY communications portal, allowing clients and intermediaries to produce bespoke wellbeing materials.
Employee benefits consultants should consider discussing cyber security with clients, in order to grow a competitive edge, a technology specialist has said.
Commercial law firm Howard Kennedy LLP has appointed Willis Towers Watson to broker its healthcare scheme.
Leading experts on work, health and disability including Professor Dame Carol Black have written essays for a report, What next for health at work, published by Unum.
Financial wellbeing should be top of the corporate agenda as one in three employees report feeling 'distracted by money worries', according to a major report.
Run by personal finance specialist Ian McKenna
Simplyhealth announces that, after a 21 year career with Denplan and Simplyhealth, Steve Gates is stepping down as Managing Director of Denplan and will be leaving the Company at the end of January 2017.
Lockton is bolstering its international employee benefits hub in anticipation of further growth, with the hire of Tom Laidler who joins as senior consultant in the London-based team.
Aviva has enhanced its Group Critical Illness (GCIC) policy, including cover for child-specific illnesses - which they describe as "a first in the UK."