Bupa has criticised the further rise to insurance premium tax (IPT) as punishing those who take responsibility for their health.
The new chancellor Phillip Hammond (pictured) has announced a rise in insurance premium tax (IPT) meaning the rate will increase to 12% from June 2017.
One-fifth (20%) of UK managers with a team member who has, or has had, cancer do not know how to discuss that or any other serious illness with employees, according to research by AXA PPP healthcare.
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Network Research's Clare Chamberlain discusses research into public attitudes to private healthcare and its complex relationship with the NHS.
British business could be set for a 'wearable revolution' after research found 45 per cent of workers would welcome the introduction of the technology by their employers.
The Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries (AMII) has shared the 'significant concerns' of its members over legislative changes to general insurance renewal policy at a 'productive' meeting with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
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Bupa Global, the international health insurance arm of Bupa, has today launched a new range of tiered international private medical insurance (IPMI) products available to UK businesses.
The cost for companies to provide medical care to staff continues to vastly outpace inflation in most major economies, according to research by Mercer Marsh Benefits.
Health Shield will launch a new version of its 'Essentials' and 'Elements' standard plans in January 2017, enabling employers to add private medical insurance (PMI) excess and EAP modules according to need.
The opportunities and challenges associated with Brexit will be on the agenda at the Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries' (AMII) annual summit.
Bupa's Alex Perry has urged the independent healthcare sector to fight harder for customers, affordability and to be bolder in talking about its contribution to the UK healthcare system.
Bupa has appointed Alex Perry as CEO of Bupa Insurance, leading Bupa's regulated insurance business in the UK.
Cigna UK HealthCare Benefits (Cigna) is launching Cigna Virtual Health, a personalised well-being app that provides tools and coaching to proactively manage people's health on the go.
Vitality has introduced Vitality Active Rewards with Apple Watch Series 2
Vitality is partnering with Ocado which will see Vitality members rewarded for buying healthy food through the online grocer.
Now Health International and Best Doctors Insurance announces the appointment of David Capote as the Americas VP of Sales and Marketing.
Cigna Global Health Benefits recently announced an expanded partnership with African-based insurer, the Hollard Insurance Group writes Gilles Nyssens in this sponsored piece.
Bupa Global, the international health insurance arm of Bupa, has appointed Sheldon Kenton as managing director, subject to regulatory approval.
Senior NHS doctors will have to declare their income from private work for the first time under plans according to new rules that take effect from April 2017.
The Health Insurance Group's Brett Hill warns that new Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) requiring general insurance and therefore private medical insurance customers to shop around, may not be best for everyone.
Some 88% of UK adults believe the NHS should prioritise life threatening conditions over common health issues according to Simplyhealth research.
Westfield Health is preparing for the opening of its new headquarters, creating a 'health and wellbeing hub' for employees and customers and notifying customers of closure dates during the move.