Long-term disability income increases following years of decline
Flexible working options supported by most employee benefit consultants, while just under half are for paid short-term leave benefits
Employees working from home less stressed than in cubicles or open plan offices
Legal & General's new Red Report also identifies five key themes business should address
Potential changes to workplace sick pay entitlement could provide a group income protection opportunity for advisers
From £647m in 2016 to £807m in 2017
Upcoming launch of higher employer and employee minimum contributions offers chance to highlight value of employee benefits to clients, research by MetLife UK has revealed
It is a legal requirement to ensure all employees are supported equally and utilising employee benefits is a recommended way to do so, GRiD has advised
Employers should consider more than just physical assistance for disabled workers and group insurance policies should play a part
Employee benefits adviser signs up to Group Risk Development trade body
British Friendly has added three new elements to its Mutual Benefits in the shape of 'health MOTs' at no extra cost, power of attorney at no extra cost and discounted travel insurance.
He replaces Lee Lovett, CEO of Ellipse, who stepped down in December.
Insurers offer more than just financial support to cancer sufferers on both a group and individual level. But are they doing enough?
This January, one in five people are looking for a new job, with almost half of them seeking better offers elsewhere. More effective communication of group risk benefits would help recruit and retain staff, research by GRiD has revealed.
Research from Canada Life suggests that renaming 'group' insurance products would make them more easily understandable to employees and therefore more sellable.
The Autumn Budget contained important small print that, depending on whether it gets its act together in 2018, writes Paul Avis, could end up proving a real concern or genuine opportunity for the group life assurance sector
A new report from Zurich has revealed some worrying numbers on the extent of the income protection gap in both the UK and around the world. Gary Shaughnessy takes a closer look at some of the findings
In the second of her two articles, Ruth Gilbert argues the ABI's recent consultation - now extended to 26 January - misses the chance to address the difficulties surrounding terminal illness claims
Protection business to be named Guardian
The accumulated expertise of GIP providers can be leveraged to assist in the implementation of the mental health core and enhanced standards detailed in the Stevenson Farmer report, argues Steven Dean
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has extended the consultation period for its 'Guide to Minimum Standards for Critical Illness Insurance' paper until 26 January 2018.
By 2020, a third of Britain's workforce will be aged over 50 and so, writes Brett Hill, employers and insurers need to evolve and reassess how best to help older staff prolong their careers
Wellbeing expert David Price discusses a range of practical ways employers can set about looking after the mental health of their staff during the seasonal period
Given the lifelong nature of the policies they often require, explains Hendrik Boelens, working with IGOs is a wonderful opportunity for insurers to form a true partnership with their clients