Speak Up About Stress

Speak Up About Stress

With The International Stress Management Association’s official Stress Awareness Day being celebrated across the globe today, we’ve reached into the Paycare archives to share with you this blog penned by our very own CEO, Kevin Rogers. With this year’s...

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Presenteeism

Presenteeism

Sick leave has traditionally always been a concern for businesses but more recently presenteeism at work is increasingly an issue. It’s on the rise, and can cause a worrying loss of productivity for the employer, posing an overall risk to health and wellbeing of the employee.

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Professional Therapies: What’s Covered?

Professional Therapies: What’s Covered?

While conventional medicine successfully fights infections, illnesses and harmful diseases, there are times when a prescription from the doctors doesn’t quite cure all of our aches or pains, this is where professional therapies can act as a suitable alternative.

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Looking After Your Eyes

Looking After Your Eyes

Looking after your eyes can be a costly business – whether it’s the annual check-up at the opticians or subsequently having to put your hand in your pocket and cover the cost of new glasses or contact lenses whenever your prescription changes.

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Helping You Raise Eye Health Awareness

Helping You Raise Eye Health Awareness

While there isn’t any hard evidence linking long-term use of VDUs (Visual Display Units) to eye damage, what we do know is that office staff often complain of symptoms such as eye straining and fatigue far more than those who don’t use them in their day-to-day lives.

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Macular Degeneration – What It Is and What It Means

Macular Degeneration – What It Is and What It Means

As we look ahead to National Eye Health Week (NEHW) which takes place from the 18th to the 24th September, we wanted to introduce our very latest guest blogger. Sally Perkins saw her mum suffer a serious eye disease which resulted in her losing both her sight and her independence. Here she shares her experiences of this debilitating condition and encourages others to recognise the signs as early as possible…

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Reflexology: Know Your Benefits

Reflexology: Know Your Benefits

It’s unfortunately the case that on occasion we’re likely to suffer from a range of common disorders, including headaches, migraines, sinus congestion and hormonal problems. For many of us, these will come and go without the need for intervention. But for some, these health complaints may require the need for specialist treatment.

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Key Changes to Board Announced

Key Changes to Board Announced

We’re hugely excited to be announcing a number of key strategic changes to our Board of Directors which will bring significant benefits to our Policyholders and the wider communities we are so proud to serve.

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Speak Up About Stress

Speak Up About Stress

With The International Stress Management Association’s official Stress Awareness Day being celebrated across the globe today, we’ve reached into the Paycare archives to share with you this blog penned by our very own CEO, Kevin Rogers. With this year’s...

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Presenteeism

Presenteeism

Sick leave has traditionally always been a concern for businesses but more recently presenteeism at work is increasingly an issue. It’s on the rise, and can cause a worrying loss of productivity for the employer, posing an overall risk to health and wellbeing of the employee.

read more
Professional Therapies: What’s Covered?

Professional Therapies: What’s Covered?

While conventional medicine successfully fights infections, illnesses and harmful diseases, there are times when a prescription from the doctors doesn’t quite cure all of our aches or pains, this is where professional therapies can act as a suitable alternative.

read more
Looking After Your Eyes

Looking After Your Eyes

Looking after your eyes can be a costly business – whether it’s the annual check-up at the opticians or subsequently having to put your hand in your pocket and cover the cost of new glasses or contact lenses whenever your prescription changes.

read more
Helping You Raise Eye Health Awareness

Helping You Raise Eye Health Awareness

While there isn’t any hard evidence linking long-term use of VDUs (Visual Display Units) to eye damage, what we do know is that office staff often complain of symptoms such as eye straining and fatigue far more than those who don’t use them in their day-to-day lives.

read more
Macular Degeneration – What It Is and What It Means

Macular Degeneration – What It Is and What It Means

As we look ahead to National Eye Health Week (NEHW) which takes place from the 18th to the 24th September, we wanted to introduce our very latest guest blogger. Sally Perkins saw her mum suffer a serious eye disease which resulted in her losing both her sight and her independence. Here she shares her experiences of this debilitating condition and encourages others to recognise the signs as early as possible…

read more
Reflexology: Know Your Benefits

Reflexology: Know Your Benefits

It’s unfortunately the case that on occasion we’re likely to suffer from a range of common disorders, including headaches, migraines, sinus congestion and hormonal problems. For many of us, these will come and go without the need for intervention. But for some, these health complaints may require the need for specialist treatment.

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Make Sure You’re Covered This Holiday Season

Make Sure You’re Covered This Holiday Season

Holidays, what are they for? Lounging around incessantly on sunbeds close to a hotel pool, or an endless array of Instagram ‘selfies’ that prove that your Monday is actually better than the next. But one thing they most certainly are not for, is worrying about the health of you and your family.

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Enrichment Comes From Experiences

Enrichment Comes From Experiences

It’s always been professed that money makes us happy. Indeed, having money enables us to buy the things we want – that brand new pair of shoes you’ve been ogling for weeks, the latest Apple invention to hit the shops, or perhaps a new car is more your style?

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Paycare GP 24/7 App Launch

Paycare GP 24/7 App Launch

With the average waiting time for a routine GP appointment in the UK currently at 14 days and expected to rise to 17 days by the end of 2017*, many of us are finding it increasingly difficult to access GP services when we need them.

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Guest Blog: A Journey through Mental Health

Guest Blog: A Journey through Mental Health

As we mark national Stress Awareness Month this April, a campaign launched to help raise awareness about the causes and cures of stress and other mental health issues, it seemed the perfect time to introduce our latest guest blogger. Jade Secker is a charity fundraiser and former Miss Black Country who has struggled with her mental health for the past five years. Here she shares her experiences, talks about her battle with the ‘stigma’, and offers her insight into how others can get help and support…

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Meditate on the Move

Meditate on the Move

We all know that meditation is considered to do be one of the best forms of relaxation – not only is it proven to improve your immune system and reduce blood pressure, but it’s also known for increasing mental strength and improving your mood. Sound good?

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Speak Up About Stress

Speak Up About Stress

With The International Stress Management Association’s official Stress Awareness Day being celebrated across the globe today, we’ve reached into the Paycare archives to share with you this blog penned by our very own CEO, Kevin Rogers. With this year’s...

read more
Presenteeism

Presenteeism

Sick leave has traditionally always been a concern for businesses but more recently presenteeism at work is increasingly an issue. It’s on the rise, and can cause a worrying loss of productivity for the employer, posing an overall risk to health and wellbeing of the employee.

read more
Professional Therapies: What’s Covered?

Professional Therapies: What’s Covered?

While conventional medicine successfully fights infections, illnesses and harmful diseases, there are times when a prescription from the doctors doesn’t quite cure all of our aches or pains, this is where professional therapies can act as a suitable alternative.

read more
The top HR fails around the world

The top HR fails around the world

Imagine a scene from thirty-odd years ago – a conference for the senior executives of a major publishing group, once memorably described as “a bunch of men in sincere suits”.

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A Sense of Purpose is the key to Workplace Happiness

A Sense of Purpose is the key to Workplace Happiness

A recent report by Paul Dolan, professor of behavioural science at the London School of Economics and Political Science, has highlighted that in order for both employees and employers to be truly happy in their work it is vital that they have a real sense of purpose.

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Is Flexible Working Good for Business?

Is Flexible Working Good for Business?

To mark official Flexible Working Day today, our CEO, Kevin Rogers, explains why employers across the country are increasingly considering the real tangible benefits of implementing flexible working practices for both their employees, and their bottom-line.

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A Sight for Sore Eyes….

A Sight for Sore Eyes….

A recent study conducted by Specsavers Corporate Eyecare found that almost half of participants claimed to not receive any form of eye care benefit from their employers.

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The Rise of Healthcare Technology

The Rise of Healthcare Technology

Health cash plans have continued to grow in popularity over the years, so much so that they have now reached second place in the rankings of most popular employee benefit in the UK.

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Put Your Positive Pants On!

Put Your Positive Pants On!

Held on behalf of businesses across the local area, this latest event focused on the theme of ‘love’, and discussed and showcased ways that employers can engage their teams in wellbeing activities, encourage ‘happy vibes’, increase motivation and productivity, and learn the secrets (and benefits) of taking time out!

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Three Tips for Top Teambuilding

Three Tips for Top Teambuilding

There is much evidence to suggest that team building can do wonders for team relations – not only helping to improve communication, boost morale, and encourage creativity, but it can also have a huge impact on an individual – and team’s – overall productivity.

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Rise in Health Cash Plan Popularity

Rise in Health Cash Plan Popularity

Health cash plans have continued to grow in popularity over the years, so much so that they have now reached second place in the rankings of most popular employee benefit in the UK.

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Questions to Ask Your Cash Plan Provider

Questions to Ask Your Cash Plan Provider

With more and more people turning to cash plans to cover every day healthcare costs, rather than taking out medical insurance, the decision on which of the many providers to opt for is one that many face. To tackle this, we’re offering our knowledge with you through the launch of our handy questions to ask guide.

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Key Changes to Board Announced

Key Changes to Board Announced

We’re hugely excited to be announcing a number of key strategic changes to our Board of Directors which will bring significant benefits to our Policyholders and the wider communities we are so proud to serve.

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Paycare Unity Cup Helps The Haven

We were thrilled to launch the inaugural Paycare Unity Cup earlier this month which saw two local LGBT football teams battle it out at the home of Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, in aid of The Haven – a Wolverhampton-based charity which supports women and dependent children who are vulnerable to domestic violence and homelessness.

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A Fitting Tribute

A Fitting Tribute

We are delighted to confirm that the ‘Paycare Accessible Lounge’ in the Stan Cullis stand at the home of Wolverhampton Wanderers FC is to be re-named the ‘Rachael Heyhoe Flint Accessible Lounge, in association with Paycare’.

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As official back of shirt sponsor for Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, we are thrilled to announce the launch of the ‘Paycare Unity Cup’ – a unique event which will see Black Country Fusion FC take on Wolves Pride FC in a match at the Championship club’s ground on Sunday 14th May.

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