'You can tell it's general election season'
Representatives from the insurance sector will be attending the political conference season to discuss the issues facing the industry, such as the upcoming increase in Insurance Premium Tax and trying to ensure that compensation payouts are not swallowed...
In the first of a series of articles analysing at the parties' manifestos in relation to the NHS, health and social care, Richard Walsh looks at what Labour are pledging.
Macmillan Cancer Support has welcomed the pledges in Labour's Manifesto on cancer treatment.
A Labour government will cap the profits private firms can make from the NHS at 5% while the Conservatives have pledged a seven day NHS, the parties have revealed in the run-up to the general election.
Both Labour and the Conservatives have criticised each other's plans for the NHS as the general election campaigning began in earnest.
Labour has promised a £330m cancer treatment fund which will fund drugs, radiotherapy and surgery beyond what the current Cancer Drugs Fund offers, if the party wins the next election.
Labour's Lord Hunt was right to highlight the practical difficulties of asking local authorities to assess all self-funders as part of long-term care reforms, adviser firm LEBC Group has said.
Labour says that it may consider offering incentives for firms providing health and wellbeing benefits to staff and to those organisations paying a living wage were it to win the next general election.
The Labour party is considering a regional benefits cap alongside its possible cap on the basic state pension, shadow chancellor Ed Balls has announced.
Labour has proposed a long-term care funding strategy whereby everybody will pay a compulsory charge, rather than just those needing care.
Leading politicians have been silent about mental health for far too long, Labour leader Ed Miliband said today.
Dozens of soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan without taking out life insurance while thousands more have served active duty without cover, it has been revealed.
The chair of the All Party Parliamentary Insurance and Financial Services Committee has described Labour proposals to re-mutualise Northern Rock as "crazy".
The 2010 Labour Election Manifesto, published today, has revealed plans aimed at preventing homes being sold to pay residential care bills.
As a general election gets closer, parties are fighting to be ‘protector of the NHS'. Jill Davies explores the possibility of NHS spending cuts and how health cash plans might change as a result
For thousands of employees with Retail Price Index (RPI) linked salaries, the economic downturn will cost them dearly. Sue Weir looks at how the effect of what for many will mean a pay freeze could be softened