Why I am talking finances with women

For the first time advo is to feature a blog. Carol Haswell is a financial adviser with a novel approach and insight to engaging more women with personal finance. We will be following Carole in her mission to peel back the confusion around managing finances. Here we...

The painful truth about health screening

The editor of Health Insurance Daily, David Sawers, gives his take on the conflict between NHS and private screening companies, drawing on personal experience. “Well, if you don’t mind me saying,” she smiled, with a soft Northern Irish brogue. “You’re not a young man...

Viewpoint on healthcare funding: The means to an end

How can employers meet employee healthcare needs when faced with ever rising costs and tight budgets.   Jason Dunks is director of Medex Protect, part of Health Shield Friendly Society. Jason gives his personal insight. “Nearly three in five (56%) employees say that...

Spotlight: Transgender and gender identification

The debate around transgender and gender identity is rarely far from the mainstream headlines. In a wide ranging and fascinating essay freelance journalist Stephanie Spicer puts the issues and implications for the health insurance industry under the spotlight....

What can we learn about health systems?

And what about the almost religious devotion to the NHS?. Peter Le Beau, a leading commentator on the health and protection industry gives his insight. “It’s tempting to denigrate the government about the NHS rather than the system itself. Certainly we have all...