Blogs

  • A healthy economy needs a healthy workforce

    19/10/2021

    In his forthcoming Budget, the Chancellor needs to resist any temptation to raise the rate of Insurance Premium Tax, especially as any increase will disincentivise those businesses who want to invest in the health of their employees and the resilience of their business through providing health insurance for their workers. A healthy workforce is essential for a healthy economy.

  • Health and taxation policies need to align if we truly want to build a healthier workforce

    23/07/2021

    Whilst the Health is Everyone’s Business green paper recognises the value of insurance in managing workplace health, it raises questions about HMRC’s approach to the taxation of Group Income Protection policies.

  • Health is everyone's business

    23/07/2021

    The Government has published its response to the Health is Everyone’s Business green paper. Focusing on the link between work and health, the response signals increasing recognition of the value of insurance in minimising the risk of ill-health related job loss through better workplace health. The challenge now is for insurers to demonstrate the role of insurance in supporting health outcomes.