Industry body for group risk responds to Office of Tax Simplification request for IHT feedback
Half of Generation X and Baby Boomers see health insurance and death in service as major concern compared to a fifth of Generation Z and Millennials
GLA policies typically cost less than half a percent of payroll and extra support benefits provide extra value for money, despite common misconceptions
With a BEIS consultation ongoing, GRiD's Katharine Moxham issues a rallying call for group income protection
'Record-breaking' £5bn in total pay-outs for protection industry last year and £1.6bn paid out for group risk, according to ABI and GRiD
However 61% of employers believe employees are satisfied by benefits packages
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
Potential changes to workplace sick pay entitlement could provide a group income protection opportunity for advisers
Benefits pioneer to retire from full-time employment
Government decision to keep salary sacrifice open for further six months causing HMRC confusion
Companies have one month to prepare for new regulations coming into force in April
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
Financial wellbeing firm Neyber suggests better use of employee assistance programmes (EAPs) would benefit both workers and companies
Ellipse has launched a 'benefits benchmark' tool aimed at advisers who would like to measure the extent of their corporate clients' employee benefits against those of their competitors.
Stress and mental health-related illnesses at work rose from 55% to 68% over the past year, a survey by Aon Employee Benefits has revealed, but more is being done by employers.
MetLife has named executive vice president James Reid as head of its global employee benefits business.
Flexible and voluntary benefits within small-to-medium enterprises offer most effective solution for closing employment benefit gap, MetLife UK research finds.
Why did Fit for Work really fail? What now for SME's? And how can intermediaries help? By Carl Laidler, director of screening programmes at Health Shield Wellbeing gives his view.
Unum is to acquire Pramerica Życie, an insurer based in Poland, from a subsidiary of Prudential Financial (PFI.)
Just 2% of gig economy workers have access to life Insurance, income protection or life insurance via their gig company, according to new research by Zurich UK.
Canada Life Group Insurance has made BusinessCare, the business and legal support service, available to all CLASS policyholders.