Swiss Re has said the industry is “getting it right” following strong in-force group risk premium growth figures in its Group Watch 2013.
24 Apr 2013
Nicola Culley asks if the introduction of auto-enrolment will deliver new business to the group life market or if employers burdened by the extra costs will cut back.
17 Apr 2013
Over four in five employers (82%) now pro-actively record, monitor and manage absence, according to Group Risk Development (GRiD).
15 Apr 2013
Mental health is now the biggest cause of claim in group risk markets. Katharine Moxham outlines the scale of the problem.
27 Feb 2013
The ageing workforce is creating absence management issues for employers unaware of an exemption which can keep overall protection costs down, Group Risk Development (GRiD) has found.
29 Jan 2013
Think-tank Demos has called on bosses to offer employees income protection (IP) schemes this Christmas to boost morale and productivity.
13 Dec 2012
Employers have been up spending on benefits in spite of auto-enrolment costs, Group Risk Development (GRiD) has reported.
06 Dec 2012
Employers need advice on prevention of mental health issues to sit alongside group cover, a group risk industry body said at an Association of British Insurer (ABI) briefing this morning.
27 Nov 2012
One third (32%) of the UK’s working population has called in sick to work due to stress, 52% of those in the last year.
06 Nov 2012
The environment income protection is sold into is changing fast. Lee Lovett sees promising signs this could be the start of the time when IP cover comes of age
09 Aug 2012
The Association of Medical Insurance Intermediaries (Amii) will be lobbying to government for P11D reform with the support of Biba later this year.
26 Jul 2012
Group Risk Development (Grid) has hailed Swiss Re’s group risk market report as “most encouraging.”
24 Apr 2012
Group Risk Development (Grid) has released the first ever full set of collated claims figures from the group risk industry.
09 Mar 2012
Employers are embracing the removal of the default retirement age (DRA) but the majority are unaware of the opt-out for group risk benefits.
08 Mar 2012
The imminent introduction of auto-enrolment looks set to trigger increased investment in employee benefits, according to research from Group Risk Development (Grid).
07 Feb 2012
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