By Sonia Rach 31 January 2017
With employers increasingly taking responsibility for their staff’s welfare, corporate insurance policies can offer cost-effective cover.
Research has found that 20% of bosses who manage someone with or who has had cancer, do not know how to talk about it with their employees. According to a survey by AXA PPP healthcare, a similar proportion (21%) don’t feel comfortable speaking about any illness with their staff.
In today’s workforce, the responsibility of helping employees very much falls upon the employer. Along with benefits such as childcare and pensions, it comes as no surprise that long-term health is equally regarded as an employer’s responsibility.
As the UK workforce is also increasingly ageing, it’s important that employers are able to help, especially if a staff member were to die in service.
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