Willis Group is set to acquire PMI Heath Group (PMIHG) in a bid to expand its UK employee benefits and healthcare business.
Group income protection premiums could increase by as much as 50% due to the average age of the workforce increasing, research has found.
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.