Jelf has warned that many of the key recommendations of the Sickness Absence Review are unlikely to ever be realised and called its decision to ignore income protection (IP) as ‘madness'.
InterGlobal is to sponsor the International Air Ambulance Alliance (IAAA), a network committed to raising the professional standards of fixed-wing air ambulance providers.
Workplace stress has reached a four-year high with British workers being the most stressed compared to colleagues in some of the world's biggest economies, a new report has found.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) should consider healthcare trusts as the most transparent form of corporate private medical insurance (PMI), specialists have said.
Medical insurance brokers have applauded moves by private medical insurance (PMI) providers to remove the limits on cancer coverage for many standard polices.
Axa PPP has removed all cost and time limits for licensed cancer drug treatment for patients on its standard individual and SME plans.
The majority of employers agree with recommendations to introduce tax breaks for private medical insurance (PMI), a survey has found.
The fit note is failing to reduce employee sickness absence and may take five years to become fully integrated, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has revealed.
Simplyhealth has produced guidance for employers about the tax implications of providing health benefits to staff.
More people than ever are being signed off work with stress, according to new research.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has published guidelines for individuals and healthcare professionals regarding patients about to return to work.
A new breed of rehabilitation only group risk products is likely to be born if the results of the Sickness Absence Review are followed through, Legal & General has said.
Tax relief should be applied to private medical insurance (PMI) provided by employers for basic tax rate paying staff, the Sickness Absence Review has recommended.
The sickness absence review is expected to call for a government funded panel to judge people's ability to work, taking the responsibility away from doctors.
PruHealth has expanded its Vitality programme to include group scheme members and Standard Life Healthcare customers.
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The vast majority of consumers are only prepared to pay less than £5 per week for income protection (IP) with almost a third not willing to pay anything, new research has revealed.
Aviva has overhauled its cancer coverage for both individual and group private medical insurance (PMI) schemes.
Aviva's Back-Up rehabilitation service has been enhanced to cover a more extensive range of common musculoskeletal issues.
More than half of SME employers fear the cost impact of the government's health and welfare reforms, according to Jelf Group.
During a recent visit to a small company, my client was complaining about the length and frequency of her staff absence. Having no experience in this before, where would my start point be in introducing an absence management and return to work policy...
Stress and other mental health issues are now the most common reason for people absent from work, new research has found.
Employers are recognising the importance of a healthy workforce while employees have admitted they would work harder for one who invests in their health.
Businesses and workplaces are the future for delivering healthcare services and will progressively be expected to do so, international experts have said.