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Peak demand for group risk?

March 2015

Will auto-enrolment actually bring the much talked-of upswing in group risk business? It depends on advice and on technology, says Edmund Tirbutt

Group risk forum delegates

Rational health service?

3 February 2015

With auto-enrolment of pensions enabling advisers to talk about group risk, could we even see auto-enrolment for sickness protection? The tide of opinion may be moving that way, finds Edmund Tirbutt

Dame Carol Black

Managing mental health

3 February 2015

Mental health and cancer are two of the biggest challenges affecting the wellbeing and productivity of UK workers. Edmund Tirbutt hears why the best companies foster an open culture


The metrics of rehab

18 December 2014

Demonstrating ROI on rehab services through standardised industry performance stats is complex – but it is a prize worth fighting for. Edmund Tirbutt reports

Mental health

Mental health: present but not correct

3 December 2014

Waiting time targets for NHS treatments for mental health not only support the argument for early intervention, they also highlight how group risk products are doing even better. Edmund Tirbutt reports

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Edmund Tirbutt

CA group risk journalist wins comedy award

27 February 2015

Group risk journalist Edmund Tirbutt, a regular Corporate Adviser contributor, has recently been named the best comedian aged over 55 at the prestigious national 2015 Silver Stand-Up Awards. 

CA Awards - Firm of the Year

Capita Employee Benefits crowned Firm of the Year at Corporate Adviser Awards 2015

5 February 2015

PMI Health Group won Group Risk Adviser of the Year, and also took the title of Group Income Protection Adviser of the Year.

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  • Anna Spender, Friends Life

    Coping with cancer in the workplace - Anna Spender

    Helping workers cope when cancer strikes is a great way for employers to show their staff how much they care about them, says Friends Life head of group protection proposition Anna Spender

  • Teresa Hunter

    Insure our welfare? - Why not

    The ABI’s call for income protection to take a greater role in welfare reform is timely says Teresa Hunter

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    Why Seven Families is good news for GIP

    By showcasing the valuable benefits income protection can bring the Seven Families campaign should be a real boost to group risk advisers says Master Adviser corporate & protection specialist Roy McLoughlin

  • Ellipse CEO John Ritchie

    Prepare for state intervention

    Planning for AE to workplace sick pay schemes has to start now says Ellipse chief executive John Ritchie

  • Peter O'Donnell, Unum

    Trends in the Future Workplace

    What will the future office look like, asks Peter O’Donnell, Chief Executive Officer, Unum

  • Ellipse CEO John Ritchie

    AE to workplace sick pay schemes– the next welfare policy target

    Is auto-enrolment into workplace sick pay schemes the next welfare policy target? Ellipse chief executive John Ritchie thinks it should be

  • Paul Avis, Canada Life

    AE for GIP - It couldn’t happen here, could it?

    The success of the Dutch approach to managing absence could provide a framework for automatic enrolment for group income protection in the UK says Canada Life Group Insurance sales and marketing director Paul Avis

  • Tom Gaynor, MetLife

    Emotional capital worth paying for

    Group life can go a long way to strengthening the emotional contract between employer and employee argues MetLife UK employee benefits director Tom Gaynor

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    Cashing in on NI savings

    Employer’s NI savings can be diverted to improve health and wellbeing as they face pensions auto-enrolment says Health Shield executive director, sales & marketing Philip Wood

  • Paul Avis, Canada Life

    A compelling case for GIP

    Group IP products do not sit well within a simple products framework. So is compulsion, soft or otherwise, a realistic alternative asks Canada Life Group Insurance marketing director Paul Avis

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International benefits

Foreign intelligence

16 May 2013

Increasingly mobile employees plus tight finances equals a need to get more for less from international benefits packages. Achieving that demands better data and smarter thinking, says Nicola Sullivan 

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