Imminent findings from government commissioned research and reviews into the rise of the gig workforce might lead to a new category of worker, if current indications are correct. Could this bring with it employee benefit entitlements too? Suzanne Clarkson...
Fiona Murphy meets Tim Stoves, managing director of Canada Life Group Insurance.
Has faced criticism during his tenure
Health Shield's Jonathan Burton discusses how cash plan providers have evolved.
Over half (54%) of employee benefits specialists say they 'don't know' what the top three health and wellbeing priorities are for their employees despite 81% having a health and wellbeing strategy in place, according to Simplyhealth.
A team of Bupa dentists and dental nurses from 8 different dental clinics across the UK went to Thessaloniki, Greece to provide free, emergency treatment to those in the refugee camp, as part of the Dentaid volunteer programme.
Aon Employee Benefits has said that employers who were hoping for a reprieve from the changes to Optional Remuneration Arrangements (OPRA) will be disappointed and must take action to comply.
Ellipse has relaunched its website and refreshed the brand after seven years in the group risk market.
GRiD is calling on the new government, whatever the result of the election, to put the outcome from the DWP/DH Joint Policy Unit's Work, Health and Disability: Improving Lives Green Paper high on the agenda.
MetLife has appointed Adrian Matthews as UK Employee Benefits Director to lead the continued expansion of its employee benefits business.
EmbryoCare has launched a life insurance policy for families caring for children with serious medical conditions into the employee benefits market.
Q1 2017 saw a 12.9% increase in calls to the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for Canada Life's Group Income Protection (GIP) customers compared with Q1 2016.
Advice found to be 'suitable' in 93.1% of cases
Unum has published a new report making four key recommendations it believes the next government should urgently take up to improve the health and productivity of UK workers.
How can workplaces improve support for bereaved employees? Red Arc discusses what employers need to know.
The annual GRiD claims stats have been published and, with a focus on group income protection, Suzanne Clarkson investigates suggestions that the industry is reaching a tipping point where the number of people being helped to return to work will eventually...
Group Risk Development (GRID) has published its industry data for group risk claims during 2016.
MPs discussed the effectiveness of group income protection during a debate in parliament this week focussing on 'Long-term Health Problems and Work Outcomes'
The Health Insurance Group has launched the ViaNabo portal to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) of 20 to 500 staff manage their employee benefits while promoting health and wellbeing.
Minimum fees up 1%
'It's a concern'
Unum has published its second annual Return to Work statement showing that 1040 people with serious health problems got back to work with Unum's Group Income Protection Return to Work service last year.
For the first time this year, Swiss Re's annual Group Watch report has published the split of group income protection schemes based on membership numbers to measure SME engagement.
Swiss Re's annual Group Watch report has shown 'positive signs' for the UK group risk market in 2016, with the number of new members covered by group risk policies increasing by almost 520,000 more people.