In light of Mental Health Awareness Week, Canada Life's Paul Avis looks into how EAPs and EIS via group income protection policies are providing an answer
The Stevenson Farmer review of mental health and the workplace estimates the cost of presenteeism caused by poor mental health is £17bn to £26bn per year; far more significant than the estimated £8bn cost of absenteeism to employers each year. Our own research on presenteeism can shed some light on this discrepancy. Employees are only as likely to take time off work for a stress-related illness as they would for a migraine (20% of respondents), and the same proportion are more likely to come...
VitalityLife has launched a risk calculator that is able to work out the likelihood of clients facing ill health by putting in some basic, personal information.
'Support services' are not bolt-ons but integral to insurance offerings, says Paul Avis, and there are plenty of good reasons for employers and their advisers to promote them wherever possible
Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries (AMII) chairman Stuart Scullion has warned the industry to make sure it is prepared ahead of the IDD, the next EU-driven legislation set to 'shake up the sector'.
Our biggest Protection & Health Summit yet comes to Hilton London Bankside on 4 October