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PCH Partner Master Advisor Honoured at Money Marketing Awards

In In The Press, Industry News by PCH Staff

Premier Choice is delighted to hear that Master Adviser won ‘Corporate Advisor of the Year’ at the Money Marketing Awards 2014 last month. The awards, organised by Money Marketing, reward those firms who represent excellence in the financial sector. Hosted by Gabby Logan, the ceremony was held in London last month. As he introduced the event, Publishing Director, Patrick Ponsford talked …

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PCH: Helping Employers to Manage Staff Absences

In In The Press, Industry News by PCH Staff

At Premier Choice we believe that on Income Protection schemes our clients should be able to benefit from all the assistance offered by the insurers, irrespective of the size of the scheme. Historically, insurers provided an enhanced level of service to larger schemes which we argued was wrong given that in many cases these employers already benefit from a high …

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PCH Supports ‘Hope Is Contagious’

In In The Press by PCH Staff

Premier Choice Group joins in its client’s petition for more funding for PANCREATIC CANCER – Join Maggie Watts’s campaign – Hope Is Contagious – by adding your signature to the petition. Maggies story: My husband Kevin was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer in May 2008. He was given between 6-18 months to live. Despite living with the knowledge that his time was …

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Premier Choice: Helping To Give Peace of Mind on Critical Illness

In In The Press by PCH Staff

No one wants to hear the dreaded words “you have cancer .” Certain severe conditions such as cancer, strokes, heart attack, brain tumours are all classified as Critical illnesses, and these now occur with unwanted regularity. We all know someone who has suffered at some time from one of these or the other 40 or more critical conditions. The effect on the …

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Premier Choice: Helping to Forecast Your Future

In In The Press by PCH Staff

As a nation we are obsessed with the weather. Weather we have had, weather we are having or weather we are forecast to have; it is an endless topic of conversation. But at Premier Choice we are talking about a forecast of a different kind, “Your Future”. Rather than prepare for wind or rain, we prepare our clients for what …

Choosing Your Medical Insurance : Part 1

In In The Press by PCH Staff

Advising our clients One of the main areas of advice for Premier Choice Healthcare is to help our clients with all aspects of their private medical insurance from the initial setting up of their plan to ongoing support and renewal reviews over time. For this and the following article I thought it would be interesting to cover in some more …

Choosing Your Medical Insurance : Part 2

In In The Press by PCH Staff

In this article we will discuss in a little more detail the process that sits behind our recommendation of private medical insurance (PMI) plans for our clients. In part one we ran through the underlying issue of why the price of a PMI plan is an important factor but more importantly some of the key issues around how the benefits …

Repatriation Cover for International PMI Clients

In In The Press by PCH Staff

International Private Medical Insurance or ‘iPMI’ is a subject that I have discussed here in previous articles. As you might imagine when you travel to live or work outside of the United Kingdom a major concern will almost always be safeguarding the health and well being of yourself and your family and regardless of whether the cover is paid for …

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Ex Simplyhealth Head of Distribution Joins PMI Broker

In In The Press by PCH Staff

Claire Ginnelly joins Premier Choice Group Claire Ginnelly, former head of distribution at Simplyhealth, has joined health insurance intermediary firm Premier Choice Group. Until December last year, Ginnelly (pictured) was head of distribution at private medical insurance (PMI) and cash plan provider Simplyhealth, managing the former Groupama Healthcare key account management team following Simplyhealth’s acquisition of Groupama’s PMI business in …

International Private Medical Insurance (iPMI)

In In The Press by PCH Staff

Living and working overseas is a challenge that many UK citizens take up every year. It can also be an enormous upheaval on many levels. For our clients, giving support for their health and well-being in the shape of International Private Medical Insurance (iPMI) is a vital part of the services we offer. At home in Britain, regardless of whether …

Underwriting Myths

In In The Press by PCH Staff

Filling in forms, we all hate it, but one of the most vital parts of the process of setting up an insurance plan is underwriting and unfortunately this involves completing a paper or on-line application. So what is underwriting? In a nutshell it is the process by which an insurer establishes the risk a prospective policy holder presents to them …