Provides employees with access to private medical facilities allowing them to bypass the NHS and receive treatment when they need it most. Business Private Medical Insurance has a range of benefits that can greatly reduce the stress for employees suffering from health problems and get them back on their feet as quick as possible. Is private medical right for you?
A Health Cash Plan is a simple and affordable way to help your staff with the cost of everyday healthcare. It's a cheaper alternative or add-on to Private Medical Insurance to provide employees with cashback to help cover the cost of a range of everyday health treatments including dental check-ups, eye tests, prescriptions, and physiotherapy.
Employers are required by law to cover the cost of an eye test and glasses that are required specifically for Visual Display Unit (VDU) use. Employers can offer optical benefits in several ways, including eyecare vouchers, healthcare cash plans, and laser eye treatment through voluntary or flexible benefits plans. Eyecare vouchers are tax free as they do not constitute a benefit-in-kind. They are also are free of national insurance contributions for employers and staff.
Mental health has become a prominent issue to tackle within the workplace, however, many are still suffering in silence. Research has shown that employers who invest in workplace health initiatives to support the health and wellbeing of their employees have the potential to see a significant return on investment. Better mental health support in the workplace can save UK businesses up to £8 billion per year!
Improving employees’ health and fitness can have great benefits for organisations. It’s been well documented that healthier, fitter employees are generally happier and more productive. The rewards are like a domino effect. Healthier employees are happier and happier employees are more loyal and productive.
A dental plan is typically an insurance-based scheme that offers employees cover for various dental treatments, such as check-ups, fillings, crowns and bridges. The benefit can be provided as a fully funded perk, via a private medical insurance scheme or as part of a health cash plan.
Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP) are employee benefit programmes offered by many employers. EAP are intended to help employees deal with personal problems that might adversely impact their work performance, health and wellbeing. EAP generally include assessment, short-term counselling and referral services for employees and their immediate family - wherever they are in the world.
Occupational health teams keep people well at work – physically and mentally. Occupational health services will help keep your employees healthy and safe whilst in work and manage any risks in the workplace that are likely to give rise to work-related ill health.