Issues begin to rise
To offer 'difficult to get' individual protection
For accident and hospital cover
More than two in five
She joins adviser network after 10 years at Metlife
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Flexible working options supported by most employee benefit consultants, while just under half are for paid short-term leave benefits
He replaces Swiss Re's Russell Higginbotham
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MetLife UK is closing its wealth management arm to new business, saying the challenge of long-term interest rates has made it difficult to deliver value.
MetLife has launched a MultiProtect accident and hospital cover solution.
All 400 staff at MetLife are being offered individual health consultations on key issues such as Body Mass Index and cholesterol levels.
More than a third of employees say the benefits they are offered at work in addition to salary and holiday entitlements increased their loyalty to their employer, according to research from MetLife Employee Benefits.
Almost a fifth, (18%) of the over-50s expect to have to sell their homes if they become ill in old age and need to fund long-term care, research from MetLife has shown.
Employers estimate up to a third of their staff would struggle to continue in their current jobs past traditional retirement ages, according to MetLife Employee Benefits.
Advisers believe long-term care should be at the heart of retirement planning following the Budget overhaul of pensions, research for MetLife shows.
MetLife is launching its UK sponsorship of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Superseries with the All England Open at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham next month.
Nearly one in five (17%) small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) suffered significant disruption from staff illness and absence in the past year, according to findings from Metlife.
MetLife is in talks with a major pension provider to integrate its group life and income protection products with the auto enrolment of the SME market beginning later this year.
MetLife Employee Benefits has expanded its group income protection offering with the launch of an early intervention policy.
Just over half (54%) of employee benefits consultants (EBCs) say they always recommend their clients to take employee benefits offered by their employer, research reveals.
More than half of all employees have been made redundant or suffered long-term illness during their working life, MetLife Employee Benefits has found.
Disability and illness is to blame for two in five unemployed 50 to 60-year-olds, MetLife has reported.
MetLife has been building its infrastructure ahead of the launch of a Master Trust for its group life and group income protection.