Insurers should leave funeral planning to the experts, says Avalon CEO Paul Wilson
Sales figures show record-breaking year for cash plan provider
Stackhouse Poland expands healthcare and protection division with take over.
Healthcare cash plan provider Medicash is supporting the world renowned St. Paul's Eye Unit in its mission to transform the future diagnosis and treatment of eye disease.
MediCheque Cash Plans Limited has launched a new website to promote its medical recovery insurance policies targeted at the UK employee benefit marketplace.
Health Shield has announced that it will absorb the impact of the increase in the insurance premium tax (IPT) for members until the end of 2016.
WHCA is now Orchard Healthcare, with a new website being launched along with the rebrand of the Worcester based cashplan provider.
Westfield Health has donated £250,000 to the fundraising appeal to build a new helipad at Sheffield's Northern General Hospital.
The changes the NHS needs to make over the next five years could see changes to the way cashplans operate, a Simplyhealth white paper has said.
Health Shield saw its premium income rise to £29m in 2014, the highest in the cashplan provider's 138 year history, its annual results have revealed.
Mike Wagg, head of intermediary sales at Simplyhealth notes the huge growth in Cash Plan sales during the recession and asks if growth could be even higher in the good years to come.
Health cash plan provider Medicash has revealed a 56% rise in employer-paid policies during 2013.
Westfield Health has enhanced its health club concession benefit, giving policyholders more choice when choosing gym membership.
Cash plan provider Health Shield has published its claims statistics for the first time, revealing it paid out 97.5% of all claims made during 2013.
Westfield Health's head of intermediary sales, Steve sharrock, explains his bafflement that more advisers are not selling cash plans.
Engage Mutual's David Castling outlines opportunities for a meeting of minds in the cash plan arena.
Electrical Contractors Insurance Services Limited (ECIS)has launched a cash plan for businesses in the construction sector.
Health cash plan provider Health Shield has reported a 9% increase in new business for 2013.
Two fifths of employees feel health and welfare benefits have increased in importance as a consequence of NHS cuts, a recent study has revealed.
Westfield Health has unveiled an intermediary toolkit designed to help advisers generate more income through selling health cover.
British consumers are increasingly convinced the NHS will see deterioration in quality of service and increasingly consider low-cost insurance products to cover any shortfall.
Company cash plans have experienced the most growth in recent years. But do issues around excess and how employers integrate these with traditional PMI policies mean they are heading for trouble? Fiona Murphy reports
Cash plans have become as popular as health insurance among UK workers.
Following a recent policy roundtable debate in Westminster, Pam Whelan discusses the future of Dental Plans and getting oral healthcare awareness higher up company agendas.