Mark Witte analyses the implications of some of the key conclusions of Aon's 2017 UK Health Survey of 200 organisations, including the growing recognition of the importance of an emotional health offering
Employers have never paid so much attention to employee health. There are social and economic undercurrents of course - escalating healthcare costs, a continued shift away from the state for the health and welfare burden, increased awareness of the impact of underlying poor health behaviours and increasingly diverse and multigenerational workforces, as well as escalating debt and emotional pressures. All of these factors are combining to move health higher up the corporate agenda, and indeed,...
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) will maintain its current funding model for the next financial year despite recognising it is unsustainable in its current form.
The FCA has confirmed that, while businesses will have to identify certified staff from day one under the Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR), they will have a year to complete fitness and propriety assessments.
Scott Cadger runs through the four most common reasons people give for not taking out critical illness cover - and some suggestions on how advisers can offer reassurance on each in conversations with clients
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) has sought to provide clarity regarding any potential confusion over the products advisers should recommend to clients to cover a decreasing loan or mortgage.