’Tis The Season To Be… Stressed?

SME owner managers urged to check their insurance policies for free mental health support services  As the song goes, ‘Tis the season to be jolly’ but this is often not the case, with one in 20 people considering Christmas to be more stressful than a burglary*. Small business owners often feel the weight of Christmas… Continue reading →

FSB statistics show small business owners’ health most affected by orthopaedic conditions, mental health issues and cancer

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has reviewed half a decade of statistics about the health of its members and identified that just three conditions make up over half of the initial referrals to its medical care and advice service FSB Care. These conditions are: orthopaedic issues relating to the musculoskeletal system (35%) mental health… Continue reading →

Christine Husbands, managing director of RedArc’s response to the workplace health advice and disability support road map

“We welcome the announcement today of the government strategy ‘Improving Lives: the Future of Work, Health and Disability’. Hot on the heels of the Stevenson/Farmer Thriving at Work report, it seems that the government is at last tackling the health and disability issues faced in the workplace. We completely concur with the view that good… Continue reading →

Legal & General adds RedArc Nurse support services to its Critical Illness product for new, advised business

Legal & General has added RedArc support services to all new Critical Illness policies that are sold through intermediaries. The support, which will be known as the Legal & General Nurse Support Service, will enable policyholders to benefit from practical advice and emotional support delivered by a team of qualified nurses, when patients are diagnosed with… Continue reading →

Following successful results, Canada Life rolls out mental health support widely via RedArc

Summary Following a long and successful relationship together, Canada Life worked with RedArc on an eight-month project to better understand how, in partnership, employers and employees can be more fully supported during mental health-related absence. Feedback has been very positive, and Canada Life is delighted with the first-class support provided by RedArc. The decision has… Continue reading →

How specialist third-party support could benefit financial services firms when dealing with older customers: RedArc responds to FCA Occasional Paper Ageing Population and Financial Services

Following the release of the Financial Conduct Authority’s Occasional Paper – Ageing Population and Financial Services – RedArc’s managing director, Christine Husbands, suggests a third party ‘buffer’ could be beneficial for all parties: “Our experience shows that consumers do not adequately consider the risks of changes to their future personal circumstances such as ill health… Continue reading →

RedArc supports FSB ‘wellbeing in small business’ campaign

RedArc is supporting the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) with its new campaign to help increase wellbeing in small businesses across the UK. The FSB wellbeing campaign, which runs over a fortnight from 18 to 29 September, aims to give small businesses a range of tips to improve wellbeing. RedArc provides the medical care and… Continue reading →