Value of new business at Aviva Life climbed 14% in quarter one of 2015 to £247m, but results from acquired business Friends Life disappointed, according to interim figures.
UK employees are continuing to hide mental health conditions from their employers in fear that it will damage their career prospects, findings from Friends Life reveal.
Employers who provide workplace health programmes could be offered financial incentives under proposals suggested by the head of the NHS.
Reducing the working week to four days would help to combat work-related stress and the mental ill-health associated with overwork or lack of work, one of Britain's leading doctors says.
The right to request flexible working has been extended to all employees from today, where it was previously limited to just parents and carers.
Just 17% of technology firms will see standard pay increases across their organisation compared to roughly half of that of other industries (32%), research reveals.
An occupational health nurse has questioned the viability of the government's Health and Work Service (HWS) and in particular the ability to conduct return to work consultations over the telephone.