Protecting your assets: are you covered?



    • In March 2015, we conducted a survey of 500 UK small and medium business owners. The purpose of the research was to investigate the disparity between the perceived value of employees – considered by 39% of those surveyed as the most important asset to their business – and the level of investment in employees’ health and wellbeing.

      We illustrated this in financial terms as a business balance sheet and it’s clear to see that while a talented workforce is a highly valued asset, this isn’t necessarily reflected in business spending. Although 74% of entrepreneurs agreed that their employees are critical to the success of their business, only 14% provide business healthcare insurance as an employee benefit, while 23% offer no employee benefits at all.

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      Providing benefits like business healthcare insurance can not only protect productivity (getting team members back to work quicker after an illness) but can also protect the health of a business’ bottom line.

      Two-thirds of employers agree that having a team member off sick for four weeks or more would negatively impact revenue. And when business healthcare insurance could cost as little as £20* per employee per month – the equivalent of eight packets of post-it notes – the figures really do speak for themselves.

      *Example price based on 30 year old on Business Health Select core cover with Extra cancer cover, £100 excess, SME group of 3+ employees.


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