Employee Benefit

Employee Health and Wellbeing vs Financial Performance

Investing in the health and wellbeing of employees and balancing the financial priorities of a business, is still presenting the same challenges for UK employers as it did a...  
Health Insurance

A Healthier UK? Sickness Absence Rising Again…

Although the UK sickness absence rate fell during the first part of the recession and maintained a 2.1% average for the first quarter and throughout the majority of 2009,...  
Health Insurance

Encouraging a Healthier Workforce – Balance is Key

There are many ways in which the employer is able to encourage a balanced approach to health amongst their workforce; despite the fact that many workers are still in...  
Income Protection Insurance

Defaqto Extends Star Ratings for Income Protection

Defaqto is in the business of analyzing financial product data to provide adviser and provider firms with comprehensive knowledge on a wide range of products, including Income Protection Insurance....  
Mortgage Protection
Health Insurance

More Time Learning Leads To Better Health

Is life really that unfair? The higher the level of our education the better our health. A study published in the British Medical Council journal looked at 30 years...  
Income Protection Insurance

Be Careful, Critical Illness Plans Don’t Cover All Cancers

Critical Illness Insurance underwriting is tricky at best. It’s the only type of insurance in which claimable illness descriptions are agreed upon by committee. The initial purpose of this...  
Mortgage Protection

The Main Reasons for Critical Illness Insurance Claims

The “big three” medical conditions, namely stroke, heart attack and cancer, make up the vast majority of critical illness insurance (CIC) claims every year. CIC insurance also will cover...