October saw the publication of “Thriving at work: The Stevenson/Farmer review of mental health and employers”, which took a look at the role of the workplace in helping improve mental health in the UK.
Employers and employees experience considerable disruption during long-term sickness. For absent employees it can be a stressful and worrying time.
The Medical, Charity and Social models of disability are all flawed in the employment context, particularly for getting the newly disabled back into the workplace.
Making mental health mainstream could convince more people to seek help if they are struggling, but there cannot be positive change if there aren’t enough forms of support available to meet increasing demand.
The group risk market, providing group life, group income protection and group critical illness is a real success story, covering more people than ever before as employers seek truly valuable differentiators in the war for talent.
When it comes to the health and wellbeing of an employee, the employer is a key figure in ensuring they have the knowledge and tools available to keep healthy, both physically and mentally.
Paul Avis, Marketing Director at Canada Life Group Insurance explores the potential for growth in the group risk market
Presenteeism is an ever growing issue in today’s modern workplace. How can Group Income Protection, Employee Assistance Programmes and Second Medical Opinion services help to shape the way we help our employees at work?
Paul Avis, Marketing Director at Canada Life, discusses the new Bereavement Support Payment system that will be launched in April 2017.
The first rule of insurance is to identify the need for it and as State benefits reduce, or charges for their administration increase, there is more need than ever before for Group Risk products.