Staff at Health Shield are supporting their financial director's battle with bowel cancer by taking part in a triathlon to raise funds for charity.
Connect, a new direct to consumer individual cash plan has been launched by Health Shield.
Health Shield has strengthened its position in the UK health cash plan market, according to research.
The Association of Medical Insurance Intermediaries (AMII) has officially confirmed Bupa as a corporate member with other major providers soon to join the trade body.
Health Shield intends to expand its voluntary corporate business in 2013 by encouraging more intermediaries to tap into an ‘unrealised' commission stream.
Health Shield has announced gross annual premium income of over £25 million after a year of organic growth.
With the economy showing little sign of an upturn and spare money thin on the ground, cost-effective cash plans are the most sought-after employee benefit. Nicola Culley examines this rapidly growing market and ponders its longevity
Health Shield has launched a website to help its online communication.
In the modern workplace stress is no longer a peripheral matter. Philip Wood notes it can be key in making a sale to an employer.
The health cash plan market seems to be in a bit of a David and Goliath situation.
Health Shield will launch a round-the-clock GP helpline and paperless system next year as part of its product development drive.
Health Shield has launched two flexible benefits which exclude dental for its flex schemes to combat product overlap.
Health Shield has launched a health cash plan to provide affordable benefits for small and medium-sized businesses.
Jonathan Burton is Chief Executive at award-winning health cash plan provider and non-profit making Friendly Society, Health Shield.
In 2011, Health Shield Friendly Society recorded just 136 formal complaints, with only 26 of those conceded.
Health Shield has joined an industry group dedicated to tackling the growing problem of healthcare fraud, such as medical negligence, benefit cheats and scams, becoming an associate member of the Health Insurance Counter Fraud Group (HICFG).
All the videos from COVER's recent Cash Plans breakfast briefing. Just click on the links below to watch...
Cash plan provider Health Shield has announced a strong 2011 in its annual report, increasing gross annual premium income to over £25m.
As the economic times send employee sickness rates upwards, what should brokers be doing with the Sickness Absence Review in mind? Philip Wood examines the facts.
There are still a few places left at COVER Magazine's free Cash Plans Breakfast Briefing, held on 27 March in London from 09:00 to 10:45.
Not even the recession is stopping the cash plan market from having above-average sales, writes Paul Robertson
Healthcare intermediaries have called for cash plan providers to offer greater product innovation and provide more training on the market.
Video footage of COVER magazine's recent Cash Plan Breakfast Briefing in association with Westfield Health, Simplyhealth and Health Shield.
In today's healthcare and protection market, it is difficult to choose how best to market your products on a budget - Philip Wood explains