Work related Stress in Great Britain

Work related Stress in Great Britain

The Health and Safety executive (HSE) have published figures relating to work related stress in Great Britain for 2015 which makes quite surprising reading. The sad thing is that many people are still embarrassed to admit to their colleagues or managers that stress, anxiety or depression is part of their lives yet within this survey the actual loss of working days in 2014/2015 for this condition was 9.9 million which is an alarming figure for both the employees suffering with the illness and the employer trying to keep their business running. http://www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/causdis/stress/stress.pdf What can you do as an employer to…

Simply Switch to Save

Simply Switch to Save

Did you realise that health insurance doesn’t have to be the high-priced luxury that only the wealthy can afford? The benefits to switch insurance policies are mentioned a lot these days but it never proves to be as hassle-free as the insurers suggest. Different insurance providers have varying criteria for switching to them and our knowledgeable team can guide you through the process. It is also a possibility that they do not realise the demands of everyday life, which takes up valuable free time, leaving little time to absorb the benefits a switch could offer. The switch process in reality can…

Health Insurance whilst studying abroad

Health Insurance whilst studying abroad

If you are looking for a Private Medical Insurance policy to cover you whilst  studying abroad then we are pleased to let you know about the Medicare Student International plan from April International UK.  This plan is available for students between the ages of 18 and 40. Cover periods from 1 to 12 months with the option to extend up to a 4 year period. You must be able to provide proof of enrollment in a university abroad to be eligible for this cover. The Independent provided an interesting article on why students travel abroad for their education and we…

£2000 for The Tom Bowdidge Foundation charity

£2000 for The Tom Bowdidge Foundation charity

Our business is focused specifically on the Healthcare Insurance market however, as a company we believe it is essential to put something back into our community. Each year we work with a local charity and do our best to raise money for them throughout the year. In 2015, Lianne Harrington of SMP Healthcare Ltd met with Richard and Nikki Bowdidge from The Tom Bowdidge Foundation and knew this was a truly worthwhile local charity who dedicate their time to raising money to support young people and teenagers suffering from cancer. The choice of charity for 2016 was easily made. Lianne…

A look at acupunture

A look at acupunture

This month we focus on the practice of acupuncture, a form of therapy now recognised by many of the leading private medical insurers in the UK and often covered in the therapies section of their policies.
SMP Healthcare’s Lianne Muller has spoken to Edward Waller BSc. Lic Ac. MAAcC in depth about this traditional method of healing.

Fashion show raises over £1000 for Farleigh hospice

The Fashion show held by SMP Healthcare Ltd at Crofters Wine Bar was another successful fundraiser. A massive thank you to everyone who joined us on 11th November at Crofters wine bar in Witham to help raise more funds for Farleigh Hospice. Ladies were able to buy accessories and handbags on the night from Finale in Maldon, Beauty products from Forever and Jewelry from Stella and Dot. With a 2 course sit down meal and a fashion show and a raffle with prizes donated by local business’ friends and family, we raised another £1000 for Farleigh Hospice.

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