Health and safety gets a bad rap at times, and when it does so the focus is nearly always on the safety half of the equation and its regulations.
Pay-outs for insurers’ personal injury claims are being inflated due to blanket policies requiring two carers being present to manually move a patient rather than one, according to a new report.
Howden chief executive Adrian Colosso will form part of a British Insurance Brokers’ Association advisory board that is being set up to replace the London market region committee.
Insurers’ share prices plummet following Chancellor’s annuity vow.
Health insurer BHSF has been handed an award for corporate commitment to its community for the second year running.
Bupa posted an 8% increase in revenues to £9.1bn in 2013, driven by both organic performance and acquisitions.
Medical insurance specialist Chase Templeton has purchased Kenilworth-based business Health Assist.
The Department of Health has decided that funding insurance for members of Independent Midwives UK will not give patients protection.
Christopher Claridge-Ware is to leave his position as CEO of Hong Kong international health broker CCW Global.
International health insurance provider Now Health International has recruited Rob McIntyre as general manager of its newly opened Singapore operation.
Zurich has appointed Elaine Chan to the position of senior head of the medical division of its general insurance business in Hong Kong.
Rehabilitation services provider Corpore has appointed two new amputee case managers to its catastrophic and specialist services team.
Midlands-based BHSF Group has made four changes to its board with group chief executive Peter Maskell calling the appointees “extraordinarily-capable”.
Allianz Worldwide Care has unveiled a new healthcare product designed to provide care to seafarers in compliance with the Maritime Labour Convention.
Health insurer Now Health International has opened a Singapore office partnering with Tenet Sompo as its underwriter in the region.
A physiotherapist has been suspended from the Health and Care Professions Council register for falsifying insurance invoices while working at a clinic in Hammersmith, London.
Private medical insurance provider ALC Health has appointed Stephen Godbold as managing director.
International health insurer Interglobal has appointed a head of sales for the Singapore market and created a development manager role for other Asian markets including Malaysia, Sri Lanka and the Philippines.
The Association of British Insurers and government have signed a joint Statement of Intent that sets out the steps needed to help people understand their long term care costs and plan to ensure adequate funding.
The Competition Commission has outlined its proposed measures to increase competition in the private healthcare market including divesting nine private hospitals to introduce greater rivalry in major population centres and areas of high private health…
Electrical Contractors Insurance Services has launched a dental plan in association with National Dental Plan to increase access to affordable care.
The deadline for independent midwives to have mandatory professional indemnity cover in place has been extended to the end of February.
Bupa has formed a strategic partnership with the Blue Cross Blue Shield system, to create the largest global healthcare provider network, including 11,500 hospitals and 750,000 medical professionals in 190 countries.