Growing expertise: PartnerRe joins the GRiD community

Press release 4 June 2024. Recognising the wealth of expertise to be drawn upon, leading global reinsurer, PartnerRe, is the latest organisation to join GRiD, the industry body for Group Risk. PartnerRe is a global reinsurance company with over $10 billion in total capital offering group reinsurance solutions to the UK & Irish Group market. […]

The UK Group Risk industry paid out a record £2.49bn in claims in 2023: £6.82m a day

Press release 21 May 2024. The UK Group Risk industry paid out a record £2.49bn in claims in 2023: £6.82m a day Industry data compiled by Group Risk Development (GRiD) shows that, once again, employers highly utilised group risk protection (employer-funded life assurance, income protection and critical illness benefits) to provide financial support to employees […]

GRiD member newsletter May 2024

At the end of the GRiD 2023/24 year we wanted to take time to update our members on all the work that has gone on over the last year within GRiD and to highlight some of the key achievements along the way. As newly appointed chair of GRiD, Colin Fitzgerald writes: “I’m very much looking […]

GRiD welcomes HelloSelf in support of better mental health

Press release 7 May 2024. The industry body for group risk, GRiD, today welcomes its newest member HelloSelf. A virtual provider of psychological therapy services, HelloSelf offers individuals and partner organisations – including the NHS, insurance companies, and medical professionals – personalised digital therapy. Through a combination of an expert clinical network and its own therapy platform, HelloSelf […]

RedArc joins GRiD

Press release 30 April 2024. Nurse-led health and wellbeing specialists, RedArc have joined GRiD, the industry body for group risk. As added-value services are now an integral part of Group Risk products, and as a long-established provider to the Group Risk market, RedArc has joined GRiD to work even more closely with insurers  advisers and […]

GRiD comment on Swiss Re’s Group Watch 2024

Press release 16 April 2024. Commenting on Swiss Re’s Group Watch 2024, Katharine Moxham, spokesperson for GRiD said: “It’s so pleasing to see Swiss Re reporting group risk market figures that are up by every measure. “It’s excellent news that in 2023, the number of people covered by the industry increased by 893,268, making group […]

GRiD comment on the Work and Pensions Committee’s enquiry report on Statutory Sick Pay

Press release 28 March 2024. The Work and Pensions Committee has today released its enquiry report on improving Statutory Sick Pay. Commenting on the report, GRiD spokesperson, Katharine Moxham, said: “GRiD supports Government reforming Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). This would create a stronger safety net for employees underpinned by more comprehensive financial support from employers […]

GRiD comments on the Spring Statement

Press release 6 March 2024. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt MP, today delivered his Spring Statement with a continued focus on helping make work pay. Commenting on the Statement, GRiD spokesperson, Katharine Moxham, said: “Whilst the Spring Budget Report confirms a continued commitment to supporting people into work, it was disappointing to not see […]