Vitality Life's Fergus Bescoby describes the underwriting implications of Occupational Skin Disorder.
Occupational skin disease is a disorder wholly or partially caused by a person's work activity. It can vary in severity from serious cases of dermatitis, to minor skin irritation. On the extent of the problem, skin diseases accounted for around 1% of total days' sickness absence certified due to all occupational illnesses, as reported in 2012-14 THOR GP Scheme survey. The skin plays a very important role as a barrier to chemicals and other contaminants entering the body. However, certain...
Employers are 'in danger of having group risk protection policies that are not legislatively compliant' as the state pension age increases, Group Risk Development (GRiD) has warned.
British Friendly has extended its Mutual Benefits programme to members' wider family via two initiatives.
Capita Life & Pensions has launched a direct-to-customer digital protection system.
Ahead of MiFID II