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Here’s a selection of our press releases and news articles that you may find interesting. As press releases are for journalists, you shouldn't rely on them or use them to make your financial decisions. Please ask us if you'd like more information about any of them or if you have any questions.

Pleased to welcome Hooray Health & Protection

Pleased to welcome Hooray Health & Protection

We’ve Improved Our Group Income Protection Claims Process By Introducing Docusign

We have enhanced our Group Income Protection (GIP) claims experience by introducing DocuSign, an electronic signature functionality for employees on key GIP claim forms. DocuSign eliminates the need to sign mandatory documents manually and send them via post, providing a more efficient, simple and secure claims process for GIP.

Employers need to champion mental health awareness

Increased media coverage in both the public and private sector to raise awareness and support for sufferers of depression, anxiety and stress, we believe there is a still a  damaging stigma attached to mental health, particularly in the workplace.

 

Employers underestimate employee absence rates

Our research shows that almost one in five employees surveyed had a long-term absence from work in the previous 12 months. Plus one in three know someone who's had a long-term absence in the previous 12 months. These figures highlight the scale of long-term employee absences and the need for employers to understand the issue and explore potential solutions.

Updates to terms and conditions and changes to ESA

New leaflets explaining updates to policy terms and changes to employment support allowance

New and improved psychological wellbeing service available from May 2016

New and improved psychological wellbeing service available from May 2016

Three in four employees expect more from statutory sick pay

75% of employees expect more from statutory sick pay

More cover for critical illness claimants and children

All ABI insured conditions met or exceeded, plus fewer limits on people who've already claimed.

Help for employers with stroke survivors returning to work

Stroke Association's booklet helps employers support someone who is ready to go back to work following a stroke.

Overcoming nine common myths about group protection

New infographic tackles nine common myths and misperceptions about group protection.