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How Employers Can Better Support Their Remote Employees

In Business, Employee Benefits, Health and Wellness by Rebecca Faulks

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has meant that working from home has become the new norm for many people. Fortunately, flexible working practices and technological advances have allowed many individuals and organisations to lessen the impact of the current situation. But what about the impact the sudden culture shock is having on people’s health? For those fortunate enough to be able …

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How COVID-19 Is Transforming Primary Care Services

In Health and Wellness, Healthcare, Industry News by Rebecca Faulks

For years, many GPs have been encouraging their patients to take advantage of remote consultation facilities. The thinking behind this approach is because telephone-triage systems can help many patients, negating the need for a face-to-face appointment unless absolutely necessary.  It’s an approach that allows patients to get the help they need remotely, without having to leave their home, freeing up …

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Brits At Risk Of Being Left Financially Exposed

In Individual, Industry News, Protection by Rebecca Faulks

Statutory Sick Pay (or SSP) is flagging behind inflation, meaning millions of Brits would be left financially exposed if they were to get hit by an illness or injury, new research shows. According to the analysis by Cirencester Friendly Society, SSP has risen by just £25.14 since 2016 – from £383.28 to £408.42 per month. This is significantly less than …

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The Medical Insurance Proposition: More Compelling Than Ever

In Industry News by Rebecca Faulks

A significant number of office workers are turning to Dr Google when they have symptoms, before booking an appointment with their GPs, new research shows. According to the poll by Aetna International, which surveyed 4,000 employees in the UK, US, UAE and Singapore, nearly half (43%) of office workers look up any symptoms they are experiencing online first before reaching …

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Key Person Insurance: What Is It & Why Your Business Needs It?

In Business, Insurance, Protection by Rebecca Faulks

As a business owner, you wouldn’t operate without insurance to protect your premises and vehicles, and products like professional indemnity insurance and public liability insurance to cover your business activities. But what about you and the other key people who make your business work. Those that are pivotal to its continued success? Surely these people are just as important for …