Cancer accounts for almost a third (29%) of all long-term sickness claims paid in the past year, latest claims data from Unum reveals.
Unum's acquisition of National Dental Plan (NDP) has been given regulatory approval.
Unum has added AgeingWorks, an online portal for elder care support and guidance, to all its group risk policies.
Unum has acquired National Dental Plan (NDP) from Capita plc, for £31.7m.
Andrew Potterton, head of proposition development at Unum talks about why you should attend the Cover Summit on 1st October 2015.
Unum has launched a free online tool to provide businesses with an MOT-style review of their wellbeing strategy.
Unum is not backing industry discussions around auto-enrolment(AE) for group risk and is instead calling on the government to introduce a temporary tax relief for SMEs with group income protection (GIP) plans.
Unum has enhanced its group critical illness offering by adding seven medical conditions to the cover.
Unum is the life & protection insurer with the highest rate of upheld complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS).
Canada Life's Paul Avis discusses the potential for growth in the group risk market with Fiona Murphy.
Unum's Andrew Potterton discusses the impact for SMEs following last year's changes to Statutory Sick Pay and how intermediaries can help manage the fallout of rising sickness absence costs.
The government should make sickness absence policies ‘more flexible' to allow employees with fluctuating health conditions to pre-emptively arrange part-time sick leave, a report has urged.
Unum's Tim Jackson discusses how and why protection advisers should get more involved with using social media.
Unum has moved its group protection policy administration to Mastek's Elixir system to integrate with broker and customer platforms more easily.
Unum has launched an enhanced Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to help employers deal with staff well-being issues as part of Unum LifeWorks.
Unum has launched a set of workshops to help employers spot and manage some of the most common causes of sickness absence.
Unum has announced it will increase the number of staff on its sales team who work face to face with brokers in a bid to grow the UK protection market.
Employers must do more to address musculoskeletal conditions in the workplace says Unum's Andrew Potterton.
Unum has urged the government to improve take-up of income protection (IP) through four key steps including channels such as the Money Advice Service (MAS) raising awareness of sickness absence.
Unum's chief marketing officer Marco Forato tells COVER how it the insurer is moving its focus from straight protection sales to an holistic look at employee wellbeing.
Misconceptions about mental health are hampering the treatment of the subject by employers. Joy Reymond explains how they can improve their approach.
Employees who feel cared for are 27% more likely to stay with their current employer for over five years, compared to those who feel adequately or poorly looked after, research finds.
Unum has launched a group income protection (group IP) product for companies preparing for pension auto-enrolment.
Unum has launched an early intervention helpline to help employers and employees tackle health issues at an early stage and reduce sickness absence.