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Impact of Insurance Premium Tax increase

  As you may know, the government announced an increase to the standard rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) in its Autumn Statement. This will affect the cost of our customers’ policies for health, dental…

The new Employee assistance programme partner of Health Matters uk limited

The new EAP partner for Health Matters UK Limited – Probably the most inclusive and proactive EAP Provider in the country.   Check out their website www.lifeandprogress.co.uk

Sign the petition to start the debate to remove Insurance Premium Tax from some Health Benefits

You may be aware that Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) is due to increase on 1st June 2017 to 12% from 10%. This is the third increase in IPT in 15 months and is a concern…

Is 2019 the year for your organisation to get a healthy workforce ?

All successful organisations have a strategy and a budget.  The secret to their success is planning, planning, planning !  Leaving the future success of a business to chance is not an option.   If you don't plan…

BUPA end of year results – revenue and profit growth in challenging market conditions

For more informaiton visitBupa: Full year statement for the year ended 31 December 2016   REVENUE AND PROFIT GROWTH IN CHALLENGING MARKET CONDITIONS   HIGHLIGHTS o Revenue £11.0bn up 4% at constant exchange rates (CER)1…

Employers urged to boost the number of older workers

Strategy highlights social and health benefits of working longer by Emily Perryman – Health Insurance Daily A new strategy is calling on employers to boost the number of older workers and ensure they are not…

Workplace Perks – Highly Important to retain and attract staff

Two thirds say benefits would impact their decision to change jobs by Emily Perryman for Health Insurance Magazine Four fifths of UK adults consider their employee benefits package as a quite or very important part…

Health Matters and Employee Health Benefits for 2017

I hope you had a nice Christmas and New Year!   At Health Matters (UK) Limited we stay up to date on the very latest ideas and product innovations available in the employee benefits market,…

Health Matters and Christmas Jumper Day

Health Matters (UK) Limited are set to take their silliness very seriously for Christmas Jumper Day!      On Friday 16 December 2016 Health Matters UK, along with sister companies Valentine OH and Health Matters…

Autumn Statement 2016 and Employee Benefits

Following on from the Autumn Statement delivered by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, on the 23rd November 2016 there were a number of important changes that effect Employee Benefits schemes especially salary sacrifice…