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PCH Consultant Q&A July 2014 – Dr Geetha Muralee

In In The Press, Industry News by PCH Staff

This month we have the pleasure of chatting with Dr Geetha Muralee, one of our outstanding independent health insurance consultants based in Middlesex. Dr Muralee talks passionately about her time in the industry, what expertise she anticipates people needing in the future and where she sees the industry going as a result of recent trends… Hi Geetha… Tell us a …

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Flexible working rights extended to all employees

In In The Press, Industry News by PCH Staff

At the end of last month the UK government announced that from June 30 every employee in the UK would have the right to request flexible working. Previously, this right consider only applied to parents with children under 17 and certain carers. Under the new rules, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills said that some 20 million individuals will …

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It’s Time to Push Mental Health up the Workplace Agenda

In In The Press, Industry News by PCH Staff

The success and growth of modern businesses inevitably depends on attracting and retaining the right workforce. Therefore, being the kind of employer that people want to work for is crucial for businesses to thrive in their respective marketplaces. However, salary is no longer the be-all and end-all of employee satisfaction; especially with today’s workforce being more benefits-conscious than ever. This …

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PCH Consultant Q&A June 2014 – Phil Knight

In Business, Family, In The Press, Individual, Industry News by PCH Staff

This month we have the pleasure of chatting with Phil Knight, one of our outstanding independent health insurance consultants based in West Yorkshire. Phil talks passionately about his time in the industry, what expertise he anticipates people needing in the future and where he sees the industry going as a result of recent trends… Hi Phil… Tell us a little …

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Helping to Retain a Loyal Workforce

In Business, Industry News by PCH Staff

Businesses today often spend a great deal of their time attracting, building and maintaining a loyal customer base because, without customers, there is no business. However, an equally important part of any business’s success is its workforce. After all, they’re the people who ultimately make the products that the business sells; provide the services that the business offers; and ensure …

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Private Medical Insurance is More Important than Ever

In In The Press, Industry News by PCH Staff

There are many types of insurances in the UK, some mandatory such as car insurance and some that the majority will opt for as the sensible thing to do – like home insurance and pet insurance. Private medical insurance (PMI) isn’t always on peoples radars. Budget Constraints and the NHS When budgets get tight some might consider cancelling their PMI …

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Put Expat Health Insurance at the Top of Your To-do List

In In The Press, Industry News by PCH Staff

It is increasingly popular for professionals and their families to take work abroad; whether it is through their current employer, a new opportunity or simply the freedom that self-employment offers. In fact, it is estimated that between 4.5 and 4.7 million British citizens live abroad for at least part of the year. There are obvious attractions, the weather, food, new …

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NHS Reforms Advance the Role of Private Healthcare

In Industry News by PCH Staff

Private healthcare and health insurance have experienced a turbulent few years as the economic downturn forced many people to give up their healthcare plans in order to save money. However, this trend coupled with an aging population and budget cuts put significant strain on the NHS, which is still being widely felt today. The NHS does a sterling job for …

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PCH Partner Master Advisor Honoured at Money Marketing Awards

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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 …