Willis Group is set to acquire PMI Heath Group (PMIHG) in a bid to expand its UK employee benefits and healthcare business.
Towers Watson has merged with insurance broker Willis Group in an $18bn (£11.4bn) deal to create a wide-ranging global advisory, broking, and solutions provider.
Group Risk Development (GRiD) has appointed Lee Lovett as the new elected chair.
Universal Provident is to hold its new business rates for both individual and corporate private medical insurance (PMI) at its upcoming January Review.
Multinational pooling is proving profitable for global companies with average returns of 6.1%, research by Towers Watson has found.
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group (JLT) have seen revenue growth continue in line with the first six months of 2014.
Group income protection premiums could increase by as much as 50% due to the average age of the workforce increasing, research has found.
Towers Watson has assessed insurer's investment implications in case of a Scottish of ‘Yes' vote.
Responses to the Barker report published yesterday have been mixed. While some within involved industries have welcomed it unreservedly, others have offered more measured responses.
Employees with high levels of stress have almost double the amount of absenteeism and more than twice the amount of Presenteeism, with 53% blaming stress levels on inadequate staffing.
Multinational companies are still at the early stages of developing their global benefits strategy and management approach.
Towers Watson has launched a simplified global benefit solution allowing employers to deliver local benefit packages including life, accident, health and disability.
Towers Watson has launched a new financial modelling software product for life insurers worldwide.
Two thirds of employers do not have any processes in place to measure the effectiveness of their benefit spend.
Wellbeing will be the ‘new priority' for employers this year amid greater debates around healthcare and group risk issues and challenges, Towers Watson has said.
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