Posted on 5th July 2018
One of the UK’s leading Independent Insurance Broker is to cut the cost and offer a brand new Healthcare Plan to 95% of UK SMEs
For the first time in the UK, Sutton Winson (www.suttonwinson.com ), a Chartered Insurance Broker has launched a self-selected healthcare insurance plan (https://www.suttonwinson.com/what-we-do/employee-benefits/group-health-and-protection/private-health-insurance-for-uk-businesses/ ) at four pre-set premium rates (£7, £17, £29 and £37 per employee per month). There are no medical questions and the cover is the same for all ages. The policy can be up and running in minutes.
Equipsme (www.equipsme.com) plans, underwritten by AXA PPP healthcare, are aimed at businesses who have historically been unable to afford health insurance plans across their workforce. Each employee can choose to upgrade their level of cover should they wish and add family members on their mobile device.
Plans include physio sessions, online health checks, and private nurse helplines, along with many other benefits, and are simple to set up.
Matthew Reed, Managing Director of Equipsme, commented:
“We want all businesses to feel as if they can get healthcare in place for all of their existing employees without breaking the bank or stretching themselves too thin. We want to keep their workforce fighting fit by offering unlimited GP appointments, health checks and diagnostic tests from £17 per month. We feel all SMEs, no matter how big or small, should be able to insure every single one of their employees. Everyone should have access to healthcare.
“We’re aiming to make health insurance easier to understand for UK SMEs and are confident that our unique product offering is going to bring positive change to the industry.”
David Thomson, Managing Director of Sutton Winson said:
“For far too long UK businesses have seen their traditional Private Healthcare Insurance premium increase year on year and we want to give SMEs the chance to attract and retain a healthy and happy workforce.
“Everyone can now have access to affordable private healthcare.”
"“Sutton Winson have been members of the BHBPA for around 7 years. We have found it a great way to keep in touch with Burgess Hill businesses and to meet with likeminded people. It’s not just another “networking” group, as it tackles the real issues and gets things done”"
"This association was started with a lot of effort from a few local businessmen and has proved to be a very powerful and useful tool for our business. The BHBPA has influence at the top level; when action is needed, the BHBPA gets it done. We are kept in touch with all that is happening on our doorstep and will often act because of what is published in the weekly emails / newsletters."
"I am delighted to have a long-standing relationship with the BHBPA. Since its foundation the Association has gone from strength to strength and there is no doubt that it has brought huge benefits to its members and the business community as a whole through the partnerships it has formed with the local authorities, Sussex Police and local organisations. It is paramount that Burgess Hill businesses have an effective collective voice."
""BHBPA is a really well organised and run group, great for networking and benefitting from knowledgeable local speakers with real business insight. Peter brings enthusiasm and humour which helps drive the association forward. I am glad to be part of it.""