Seeking help early for mental wellbeing is key, says RedArc

Commenting on Blue Monday, Christine Husbands, managing director for RedArc says, “Some may see Blue Monday as trivialising mental health issues, but in our experience, anything that raises awareness of the need to look after mental wellbeing is positive. “We still find that many people struggle to make the first call to ask for help.… Continue reading →

Protecting health first, paying out second: reverse Protection Insurance priorities in 2020 says RedArc – Or insurers risk being left behind

Changing the primary focus of a protection scheme to be about maintaining good health & wellbeing, with financial protection being a secondary consideration, would be a more engaging proposition for customers, according to RedArc, so should be the priority for the industry in the coming year. Whilst the company acknowledges that more than ever before,… Continue reading →

2019 Patient Survey Results

Overall 99% of patients rated the service Good/Excellent. Open post to download full results

RedArc hopes the Insurance United Against Dementia (IUAD) campaign highlights the plight of younger sufferers

Insurance United Against Dementia (IUAD) Day: 7 November 2019 RedArc is backing the Alzheimer’s Society’s Insurance United Against Dementia (IUAD) campaign, and hopes that in particular, the plight of the ‘younger’ dementia patients will be highlighted as there are currently 42,000* people under the age of sixty-five living with dementia in the UK. Christine Husbands,… Continue reading →

Insurers and employers can help reduce the number of suicide attempts, says RedArc (ahead of World Mental Health Day on 10 October)

The World Federation for Mental Health has declared ‘suicide prevention’ as this year’s theme for World Mental Health Day (10 October) and with the Office of National Statistics (ONS) recording 6,507* suicides in the UK last year – or more than 17 per day – the need for more action is clear. However, overlooked in… Continue reading →

RedArc to provide The Fostering Network’s stress support service

RedArc has been appointed by The Fostering Network, the UK’s largest fostering charity and membership organisation, to deliver a stress support service for its members. Legal Insurance Management Ltd, a specialist in the legal expenses and assistance marketplace, has arranged the partnership as part of The Fostering Network’s legal expenses insurance policy. The charity’s 34,000… Continue reading →

Protection underwriters misjudge mental health risk, says RedArc

Protection underwriters are in danger of over-stating the risk posed by mental health conditions for insurance policies, according to RedArc Nurses. This in turn could lead to individuals facing unnecessary restrictions, exclusions and higher premiums, or potentially being declined protection completely. Christine Husbands, managing director for RedArc nurses says: “Underwriters are prolific in their question-asking… Continue reading →

Healthy employees do not see the benefit of protection insurance unless they can access added-value services, says RedArc

Critical illness cover, life assurance and income protection insurance have traditionally been chosen by employers for the potential financial protection they offer staff in the event of illness, death or disability. But the majority of employees will not get any benefit from these products as long as they remain healthy, so employers that have offered… Continue reading →