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News February 9, 2021

Employees Want Better Mental Health Support At Home

Three in five employees want their employers to spend more on supporting mental and physical wellbeing as a result of the Covid crisis, new research by health insurer Aetna International shows. Meanwhile, a separate study shows that almost one in two employers are failing to adequately address issues of staff wellbeing.

News February 3, 2021

Health & Wellness Matters: Helping Employers Provide The Benefits Their Staff Truly Need

If you haven’t reviewed the benefits you are offering to your employees, there has never been a better time than now. Covid has caused individuals to think differently about their health and wellbeing, and forward-thinking employers will be the ones that benefit the most from tweaking their employee benefits offering to the needs of their staff. 

News January 25, 2021

Eyesight Charity Warns About Risks Of Increased Screen Time During Lockdown

A UK-based eye health charity has warned about the potential damage that extra screen time during lockdown could be causing.

News January 20, 2021

Mental Health Impact Of Covid & Early Intervention Support

Despite vaccinations ramping up in the UK, the mental health consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic are likely to stretch far and wide for some time to come. While the ongoing situation obviously presents many challenges for employers, those that seize the presented opportunities will come through this in the best shape.

News January 18, 2021

How To Manage & Reduce Stress In 2021 

Even though 2020 is over and most of us are pinning our hopes on at least part of 2021 being a marked improvement, the topic of stress is still never far away - certainly at this moment in time. While the UK’s Covid vaccine rollout will inevitably provide reassurance for many, the thought of returning to work and the associated risks remain a concern for Brits, a new study shows.

News January 12, 2021

The Benefits Of Private Medical Insurance In 2021

With 2021 now in full swing and our health firmly at the forefront of our minds, there is no better time to reflect on everything we learnt during the past unprecedented year. With few areas of our lives receiving as much of our attention as health and wellbeing over the past 12 months, this won’t change in 2021. As such it is worth considering the priority and role that health insurance can play in peoples’ lives.

News January 8, 2021

The Benefits Of Group Risk Products In 2021

After months of either being furloughed, working from home or carrying out their jobs in a totally different way, employees from organisations across every sector need to be supported by their employers. As a result, there has never been a more important time for employers to look at their duty of care to their employees as now.

News January 5, 2021

The Benefits Of Protection Products In 2021

The uncertainty and unease caused by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has meant that 2020 will go down in history as one of the most unprecedented in living memory. Now, as we enter 2021, health and wellbeing is going to remain high on people’s agendas as they reflect on the events of the past year.