Why are people opting for private healthcare

2023-01-23T12:50:29+00:00January 23rd, 2023|PMI, Private medical insurance|

It’s hard to escape news stories of NHS wait times, A&E crisis points, nurses striking, low numbers of NHS doctors and nurses and even winter flu reducing NHS staff availability, so the increase in those looking towards securing private health care shouldn’t come as a surprise to many. The pandemic has no doubt caused [...]

Employee benefits for small business owners

2022-11-25T14:35:36+00:00November 22nd, 2022|PMI, Private medical insurance|

Will employee absence hurt your profits? If you’re a small business, having just one of your employees off work can seriously impact your company and your profits. Especially if that employee is a key member of the team or they’re off for a prolonged period of time and have to wait for the medical [...]

3 Key considerations when thinking about Private Medical Insurance

2022-07-26T13:17:03+00:00July 26th, 2022|Private medical insurance|

The NHS may be sufficient for your needs.  Even with private health insurance, you'll still use the NHS for services such as your GP or A&E. Equally, if you get a serious illness, you won't necessarily receive treatment more quickly by being covered by a health insurance policy than you would under the [...]

How to access help while supporting an over burdened healthcare system

2021-12-15T14:41:49+00:00March 30th, 2021|Insurance, Private medical insurance|

Are you one of the many who are still awaiting care that's not related to the pandemic? New data from BMA* indicates that the shutdown of most non-COVID-19 services in the first wave, combined with drastic changes in patient behaviour, mean the NHS is now facing a large backlog of non-COVID-19 care, storing [...]

Covid-19 and protection products available

2021-12-15T15:31:58+00:00March 17th, 2020|Critical illness cover, Income protection, Insurance, Life insurance, Mortgage payment protection insurance, Private medical insurance|

We know that with Covid-19, also known as Coronavirus, a lot of people may be wondering what cover is available and if what you have in place covers you. The best course of action would be to book a phone call so I can review your current insurance, or suggest any cover I believe [...]

Did the leap day make you lose out?

2021-12-15T15:32:00+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Buildings & contents insurance, Critical illness cover, Income protection, Insurance, Life insurance, Mortgage payment protection insurance, Private medical insurance|

Last month we had one extra day to make use from, but it also turns out one extra day to lose out on. The leap day may go under the radar of many, but research has found that Brits, on a full-time salary, are losing an average of £151.40 because of it1. So, what [...]

Parents…as your children grow, are your plans growing with them?

2021-12-15T15:31:11+00:00February 22nd, 2020|Critical illness cover, Insurance, Private medical insurance|

Being a parent, it’s a hard job, and always deserving of reward days such as Mother’s Day this month (hat’s off to anyone celebrating). When your children are young, the focus is on helping them take those first steps, showing them how to write, even how to sleep through the night; as they get [...]

Don’t leave your health plans down to luck

2020-03-12T15:24:40+00:00February 16th, 2020|Insurance, Private medical insurance|

In the UK, we have the exceptional privilege of being able to use the NHS when we’re unwell, for free. But with our National Health Service always being in constant demand, with, at present, 1.5-1.6 million first outpatient attendances per month4, it’s worth looking into insurance that would support you when you need to [...]

In 20 years time, where will you be?

2020-02-05T11:14:41+00:00January 31st, 2020|Critical illness cover, Income protection, Insurance, Life insurance, Mortgage, Private medical insurance|

We are now in 2020, which means a brand new decade. It got me thinking...what will happen in the new decade? *One in three babies born in 2016 are expected to live to 100 or more. By contrast, if born in 1916 there is only a 1% chance of still being alive. Talk [...]