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The latest news from Towergate Health & Protection.

22 September 2020

Reduction in globally mobile workforce, and increase in recruiting local nationals means employers need to adapt how they look after employees

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14 September 2020

Health and wellbeing at risk if employers don’t encourage staff to utilise benefits

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02 September 2020

Creating culture during the chaos of Covid

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18 August 2020

Beirut: A sobering reminder to look after international employees during a catastrophe

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12 August 2020

Behavioural changes in how employees access health and wellbeing benefits due to the pandemic will bring long-term advantages for employers and employees

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05 August 2020

Consider health holistically, when supporting an international workforce during the pandemic. Support needs to include physical, practical, financial and emotional

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29 July 2020

Towergate Health & Protection predicts a significant rise in businesses offering dentistry benefits

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15 July 2020

Exercise caution with Covid-19 testing, advises Towergate Health & Protection

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08 July 2020

Ensure international employees know mental health support is available, especially in countries where the subject remains taboo

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30 June 2020

Mental health on brink of nosedive: more staff expected to deal with pressure on mental health

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16 June 2020

Be prepared for future pandemics, Towergate Health & Protection cautions businesses

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11 June 2020

Why men don’t access mental health support: And how businesses can encourage them to utilise available help during Men’s Health Week

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03 June 2020

How we are supporting businesses to put them in a good position to recover from the pandemic

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26 May 2020

Encourage staff to take a break, to maximise the benefit of lockdown holidays

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20 May 2020

Employers of global staff need to adapt to different pandemic recovery strategies

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18 May 2020

Businesses extend employee benefits to dependants during Covid-19

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11 May 2020

Cancer doesn’t pause for Covid-19: Organisations must encourage employees to seek attention for medical concerns

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06 May 2020

Don’t overlook employees’ financial concerns during Covid-19

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30 April 2020

Post lockdown planning

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22 April 2020

Employers: don’t overlook new health and wellbeing benefits for home workers

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15 April 2020

Overseas staff look to their employer to help them through Covid-19

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06 April 2020

Covid-19: Suspending health and wellbeing benefits puts employees and businesses at risk

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26 March 2020

Importance of supporting overseas employees during Covid-19

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23 March 2020

Dealing with an increased risk of stress and anxiety, as more employees work from home

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23 March 2020

Coronavirus: a message from our CEO

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13 March 2020

Work affects sleep affects work: employers can help break the cycle

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05 March 2020

Travel insurance update for individual customers on the recent coronavirus outbreak

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05 March 2020

Travel insurance update for business customers on the recent coronavirus outbreak

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04 March 2020

Coronavirus: what you need to do as a UK business

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26 February 2020

Time to spring clean employee benefits, or employees are at risk of missing out, and businesses can be left financially liable

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12 February 2020

How SMEs can support the health and wellbeing of staff, when expanding internationally

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04 February 2020

SMEs can play a significant role in tackling cancer and supporting employees

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28 January 2020

Coronavirus: Towergate Health & Protection response – seek advice from specialist sources

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20 January 2020

January: time for employers to tackle burnout

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14 January 2020

2020 global changes employers need to be aware of to adequately support staff

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07 January 2020

Five reasons why employee benefits programmes can fail

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16 December 2019

Majority of companies not making provision for an ageing workforce: research from Towergate Health & Protection

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03 December 2019

Mental wellbeing is the biggest health & wellbeing challenge facing businesses, but support isn’t valued: research from Towergate Health & Protection

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27 November 2019

Employers that send staff overseas need to be aware of challenges surrounding HIV/AIDS

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18 November 2019

Employee financial struggles affect every generation, the last taboo?

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12 November 2019

Cost of healthcare treatment abroad may be significantly higher than employers realise

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05 November 2019

Five reasons why mental health first aid training can fail

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22 October 2019

How to reach high health-risk employees

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18 October 2019

Celebrating World Menopause Day with a call for employers to do more

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18 October 2019

Five star success for Towergate Health & Protection at annual industry awards ceremony

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16 October 2019

Success for Towergate Health & Protection at Vitality event

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08 October 2019

Mental health warning signs employers need to look out for

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01 October 2019

Employers need to prepare before sending staff abroad to work

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24 September 2019

Take part in our Employee Benefits Live survey – share your views

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19 September 2019

Are you looking for a new health, protection and wellbeing benefits supplier for your company?

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17 September 2019

Mistakes employers make with Gen Z and how to avoid them

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09 September 2019

Employers need to be aware of the key challenging times for employees overseas

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05 September 2019

Come and meet Towergate Health & Protection’s independent advisers at Employee Benefits Live 2019

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02 September 2019

Alzheimer’s is a working age issue: employers urged to support staff both living with dementia and those working with caring responsibilities

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20 August 2019

Maximise mental and physical wellbeing in summer months

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13 August 2019

Employers must encourage staff health declarations before business travel, or risk medical complications abroad

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05 August 2019

The Health Insurance Group becomes Towergate Health & Protection

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24 July 2019

Applying the same logic to body and mind: employers need to take same approach to physical and mental wellbeing

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08 July 2019

Stemming the “silver tsunami”: how to keep hold of quality baby boomers

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01 July 2019

Shift to preventative healthcare and mental health support abroad: are employers keeping pace?

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18 June 2019

Don’t be fooled by ‘health conscious’ gen Z: they need employer support

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04 June 2019

Ensure staff and families are protected from measles outbreak, particularly when working abroad

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28 May 2019

Leaders need mental health support too

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21 May 2019

Get the most from Millennials, by understanding what has shaped them

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08 May 2019

Why companies should offer the equivalent of NHS health screening for overseas female staff

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17 April 2019

Vast majority of stress not caused by work

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09 April 2019

Supporting mental health isn’t global

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03 April 2019

Employers can lead the prevention march, helping to tackle employees’ ills

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19 March 2019

Top five misconceptions holding employees back from utilising health and wellbeing benefits

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06 March 2019

Demographic generalisations can disengage employees

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28 February 2019

Overlooking rare diseases is a risk not worth taking

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20 February 2019

Business investment in mental health outweighs the cost

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14 February 2019

No deal? No entry

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04 February 2019

Employers must help alleviate the stress of cancer, for individuals and those around them

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21 January 2019

As calls to EAPs spike in January, employers not providing mental health support are letting down their staff

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16 January 2019

Avoid a talent exodus of overseas workers in the new year by highlighting benefits, reveals business research

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08 January 2019

Conduct an audit of employee benefits or risk wasting time and money

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17 December 2018

Towergate Health & Protection warns businesses it may not be festive cheer for all employees

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05 December 2018

In 2019 employers need to engage their staff earlier to engage them in health and wellbeing

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28 November 2018

Talk to the baby boomers about their health and wellbeing while there’s still time

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14 November 2018

Key ways employers need to support overseas employees

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06 November 2018

Five ways to save £77bn a year, by tackling presenteeism

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24 October 2018

Prevention vs cure: The benefits to employers in shifting their healthcare focus

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16 October 2018

Companies under-prepared for political and natural disasters overseas

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08 October 2018

Employers can’t bury their heads in the sand about unique challenges young people face with mental health

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18 September 2018

Dependants of overseas staff need more support, according to new research from The Health Insurance Group

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10 September 2018

World Suicide Prevention Day: employers need to challenge their perceptions of suicide

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04 September 2018

Winning the war for Gen Z talent: How SMES can attract the best graduates

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13 August 2018

Only a third of employers with overseas staff provide policies that support mental health

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01 August 2018

SMEs miss out on private medical insurance benefits to the detriment of their business

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16 July 2018

Millennials don't see the value of private healthcare

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09 July 2018

New global trends mean employers need to review international employee benefits

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02 July 2018

July sporting events provide perfect opportunity to engage staff in health and wellbeing

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07 June 2018

Tackling issues flagged during Men’s Health Week

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31 May 2018

Health insurance for children of overseas workers should be a priority

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30 May 2018

Supporting Cancer Survival: the crucial role businesses play, from diagnosis to rehabilitation

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14 May 2018

Employers should be promoting increased physical activity to improve mental health

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02 May 2018

Gig workers missing out on company-sponsored benefits aren’t the only losers

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10 April 2018

Tailored support needed to avoid overseas assignments failing

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03 April 2018

10 top tips for tackling stress

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21 March 2018

Health and safety managers need to pay more attention to mental health

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01 February 2018

Employers need to encourage better utilisation of cancer support within employee benefits to get value

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16 January 2018

Don’t forget managers on Blue Monday

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02 January 2018

"Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise."

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04 December 2017

Despite benefits for staff and employers, pre-travel health screening is being under-utilised

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14 November 2017

Adapting to an ageing workforce

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07 November 2017

Employers of overseas staff must do more to look after them in threat of terrorism and natural disasters

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10 October 2017

Employers need to consider wellbeing of overseas employees’ dependants

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12 September 2017

Employers are overlooking the mental and emotional wellbeing of staff returning from overseas assignments

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02 August 2017

Stress and the construction industry

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25 July 2017

Employers underestimate threat of kidnap and ransom

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28 June 2017

Stress and the City: the pressure cooker of high-stakes banking

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19 April 2017

Employee benefits portal, ViaNabo™, launched for SMEs

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11 April 2017

40% of companies already have a health and wellbeing strategy in place, according to a recent survey

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03 January 2017

Ring in the New Year with some ‘simple’ healthy workplace changes

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