Press release 29 November 2018.
EAP and wellbeing provider, Health Assured has joined group risk industry body GRiD. GRiD represents insurers, re-insurers and advisers active in the group risk industry.
Steve Bridger, chairman of GRiD said: “I never tire of hearing how much value our members get from GRiD, be this from insight into what’s happening in the industry and future trends through to access to our research and events. GRiD is great in supporting its members and each one also makes a valuable contribution. We offer a very warm welcome to Health Assured and look forward to working together.”
Members also enjoy the benefits of the recently launched and very popular GRiD training academy, as well as access to top industry specialists, pan-industry claims figures, networking and discounted industry events.
David Price Chief Executive Officer for Health Assured said: “At Health Assured, we are continuously looking at how we can develop our proposition and further our knowledge to benefit our clients.
“By becoming a member of GRiD we now have access to the latest developments and informed viewpoint within the group risk sector, and as a result have the opportunity to influence group risk policymaking.”
GRiD works with government departments and regulators involved in legislation and regulation affecting group risk benefits, as well as other organisations involved in the benefits and financial protection arenas. Through a collective voice to Government, policymakers, stakeholders and employers, the organisation promotes group risk and the value it can add. Members benefit from the strength of the size of the organisation on a macro level, achieving a greater share of voice through GRiD membership, as well as keeping up to date on developments that affect their business and clients.
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Notes for editors
Group Risk Development (GRiD) is the industry body for the group risk protection sector, promoting the value to UK businesses of providing financial protection for their staff, enhancing their wellbeing and improving employee engagement. Our membership includes insurers, reinsurers and intermediaries who have a collective wealth of experience built over years of operating in the group risk protection market. Under the chairmanship of Steve Bridger (Managing Director Group Protection Aviva UK Insurance – Corporate), GRiD aims to promote group risk through a collective voice to Government, policymakers, stakeholders and employers.
GRiD works with government departments and regulators involved in legislation and regulation affecting group risk benefits, and with other organisations involved in the benefits and financial protection arenas. GRiD also seeks to enhance the industry's standing by encouraging best practice and by participating in industry-wide initiatives such as the professional qualification in group risk managed jointly with the Chartered Insurance Institute.
GRiD’s media activity aims to generate a wider awareness and understanding of group risk products and their benefits for employers and employees.
GRiD's dedicated spokesperson, Katharine Moxham, provides expert media comment on a full range of group risk issues.
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