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Changing face of an international workforce

In the last five years, a fifth (22%) of business owners say that the average age of their international workforce has increased, according to new research conducted by specialist international healthcare provider Expacare for the “Anatomy of an international business 2014-15” report.

Brits risk big medical bills because of confusion over EHIC benefits

Nearly half of British holidaymakers believe the EHIC gives them free emergency medical care anywhere in Europe and nearly 1 in 10 believe cardholders get free medical repatriation.

Get paid for not smoking with cashback rewards

Saving money and not smoking are two of the most common New Year's resolutions, and now with PruHealth, the insurer that rewards healthy behaviour, people will be able to do both after the launch of a first-of-its-kind cashback reward for non-smokers and ex-smokers from 1st January 2013.

Cigna launches travel security “Safety Hub” to individual customers

Cigna, a provider of international health insurance to expatriates and other globally mobile individuals, has launched a range of award winning travel security services to Cigna Global Health Options customers.

The future of health insurance in the UK

In the last 2 years we’ve seen a sharp decline in the numbers of private health insurance policies being sustained by individuals and by large companies.

Passport2Health launches new health insurance plan

With consumer finances continuing to feel the squeeze and private medical insurance premiums on the rise, Passport2Health has launched a new health insurance plan, helping people to access the best private medical care facilities in Europe for up to 50% less than traditional private health insurance products.

Cigna enhances Global Health Options individual healthcare plan

Cigna, a global leader in providing international health insurance to expatriates and other globally mobile individuals, has enhanced its Cigna Global Health Options individual healthcare plan, providing more enhanced benefits and greater flexibility to both customers and partners.

PruHealth launches package making it cheaper to get healthy

PruHealth has improved its pioneering Vitality wellness programme with the launch of a new raft of partners providing significant discounts and benefits, making it easier to get fitter and healthier for less money.

Avoid waiting for physiotherapy by using a health cash plan

A recent report by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has found that some people are having to wait up to 27 weeks for treatment on the NHS.

Simplyhealth offers 2 months free on health cash plans bought online

Simplyhealth is offering two months free for new customers who join its Simply Cash Plan, Simply Dental Plan or Simply Cash Plan 70 Plus online.

40% of Brits can't afford regular trips to the dentist

Nearly 40% of people in the UK admit to skipping routine visits to the dentist as they can't afford to pay the bills, according to healthcare provider Simplyhealth's Annual Dental Survey 2011.

Bupa boosts cancer cover

In an industry first, Bupa, the leading international healthcare group, has announced plans to improve the quality of its cancer cover by no longer selling corporate health insurance schemes which feature overall cost or time limits for cancer treatment.

Aviva's Get Active just got better

Aviva is making it even easier for customers to get fitter with a new and improved version of its Get Active website.

Aviva's Get Active just got better

Aviva's Get Active just got better

Aviva is making it even easier for customers to get fitter with a new and improved version of its Get Active website.

Bupa excels in customer satisfaction league table

Bupa has been ranked one of Britain's top three companies for customer service in the UK, in a survey of 26,000 consumers.