HCB Group Annual Conference 2018

Posted Posted in HCB News

Small changes….BIG impactThe HCB annual conference was held at the magnificent Nutfield Priory Hotel and Spa in Surrey over two days in early November.  HCB Staff and Clinical Case Managers were given an enlightening and engaging session by HCB’s Director, Professor Sir Mansel Aylward on “The Social Determinants of Ill Health at Work”.  Sessions on […]

Health trends in Ireland – Do they affect your business?

Posted Posted in Early intervention, HCB Ireland, HCB News, Opinion, Sickness Absence

In 2013 the Irish Government published a 60 page document entitled Health Ireland – A Framework for Improved Health & Wellbeing. Although this report was published 4 years ago, we know that little has changed and some of the statistics are truly frightening.  In common with many developed countries there are significant challenges for society, […]

HCB Newsletters

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We have a new section on our website containing all our newsletters, information booklets, links to websites that offer more in depth information, plus our latest job vacancies and all accessible from our Resources page. You don’t have to be a HCB Group customer or member of staff to access, so click on the link […]

Solving the claims puzzle…..

Posted Posted in Employees, HCB News, Insurers

….the use of Social Media in a claims environment A bit of a challenge – can a claims assessor use the information on social media – Face book, Instagram, Twitter etc to make a judgement on the admissibility of a claim. Should a trawl around social media sites be part of the claims assessment process? Well […]

Early intervention – why wait until it becomes a claim?

Posted Posted in HCB News, Sickness Absence

A recent post by The Professional Insurance Brokers Association (PIBA) entitled “Income Protection & getting back to work” detailed some reasons why Income Protection (IP) planning/policies should be discussed with a Financial Advisor both at the new business and claim stages. The post rightly highlighted the features and benefits of IP and in particular of […]