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.
The research also revealed that health cash plans have soared in popularity as 41% of employers offer the benefit to employees, an increase of 18 percentage points since 2016. This is compared to private medical insurance (PMI) which has decreased in attractiveness by 14 percentage points over the last year to being offered by just 29% of employers in 2017, Simplyhealth said. These figures were revealed today as part of Simplyhealth's Health and Wellbeing Benefits Guide 2017, which surveyed...
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Medicash has provided financial support to The Hive Zone to enable the youth group to offer free membership and free meals across the school holidays.
Zurich, in collaboration with the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford, has published the UK recommendations from its report, 'Embracing the income protection gaps challenge: options and solutions'.
The UK market for private medical cover flatlined in 2016 with 4.02 million policies covering 6.89 million lives in 2016, some 10.5% of the population, LaingBuisson has published.