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 […]

HCB Newsletters

Posted Posted in HCB News, HCB Newsletters

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 […]

Is there a cure for the Healthcare and Wellness marketplace confusion?

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

Joining up the dots Why are Insurance Companies and Intermediaries incapable of joining up Private Medical Insurance (PMI) and Group Income Protection (GIP)?  With the exception of Aviva, there isn’t a single insurer delivering both products, and even Aviva has two separate sales forces and administration teams. Most insurers run Group Life and GIP within […]

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 […]