How good managers can improve mental health in the workplace
Aug16

How good managers can improve mental health in the workplace

As mental illness at work is becoming a growing concern for employers, AXA PPP healthcare share strategies to help employers identify symptoms of mental health issues, and the steps they can take in their workplaces to reduce stress levels and improve the mental wellbeing of their staff. Mental health problems are increasingly impacting the workplace, with one in four people experiencing a mental health problem in any given year. This...

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From floods to moving home, group risk is quietly helping employees and employers in unexpected ways
Aug16

From floods to moving home, group risk is quietly helping employees and employers in unexpected ways

Group risk, the suite of employer-sponsored insurance products designed to offer employees financial protection, is often considered an employee benefits staple but rarely exciting or ground-breaking, and commonly associated with large, unfortunate life events. However, many group risk products have superb in-built support services which can be massively beneficial to both staff and managers – if they know where to look and how...

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Researchers find 3 in 4 UK workers could not cope with financial impact of cancer
Jun27

Researchers find 3 in 4 UK workers could not cope with financial impact of cancer

New research from Canada Life Group Insurance has highlighted that most workers are unprepared for the financial impact of a cancer diagnosis. Nearly three in four (72%) respondents admitted they would struggle to cope if their income fell by the average amount lost by 80% of families after a cancer diagnosis (£570 a month1), and 80% of single parent workers, including 63% who say it would be very difficult to cope in these...

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