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20% off small business health insurance
Discount applied to the base price of your cover for as long as you stay with Bupa (subject to other factors). For new customers who purchase directly from Bupa and are not switching from another provider. Offer ends 28 Feb 2022. Call 0345 266 8974^ to find out how much you could save.
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What is wellbeing in the workplace?

Supporting your employees’ health and wellbeing simply means encouraging a positive working environment and reducing workplace stress. There is no set definition for a workplace wellbeing programme – it should be unique to your business.

You can encourage wellbeing in the workplace in several ways, for example offering your team mental health support through Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP) and occupational health services. Employee recognition and an open culture can also promote positive wellbeing at work. Small changes make a huge difference, too. Collaboration spaces, flexible working and providing healthy office snacks are all simple ways to improve your workplace wellbeing.

The value of employee wellbeing

A healthy workplace helps your team to flourish. A wellbeing programme helps employees feel appreciated at work and encourage them to adopt healthy lifestyle habits. It can reduce any work-related stress and promote a positive working environment for everyone.

As a manager, you’ll reap the benefits of a happy workforce too. By promoting wellbeing in the workplace, your team will be more productive, engaged, and happier. You may find reduced absence, improved morale, and a lower staff turnover.

Encouraging a good work-life balance can protect your employees’ physical and mental health. Simple things like ensuring employees have a reasonable workload and that they aren’t facing any unrealistic expectations can improve their wellbeing.

Improving wellbeing in your workplace starts here

With so many people spending the majority of their waking hours at work, looking after your employees’ health and happiness is more important than ever. Here, we can help you to support your team’s health and wellbeing – and suggest ways you can improve it.

Workplace wellness blog

Keep up-to-date with issues affecting workplace wellbeing. Explore challenges and find solutions that could work for you and your business.

Help for the things that matter

We understand that having cancer concerns, mental health issues and muscle, bone and joint conditions can be stressful for your employees. Which is why we want them to speak to us first, usually without the need to see a GP. This improves the speed of diagnosis and minimises worry and absence.

Find out more about our health and wellbeing cover for your employees

Terms and conditions

  1. In these terms and conditions, references to “Bupa” are to Bupa Insurance Limited, which may act through its agent Bupa Insurance Services Limited.
  2. Eligible clients will receive a 20% discount (the “Offer”) when purchasing a new Bupa Select Company Private Medical Insurance (PMI) Policy (the “Select Policy”) subject to these terms and conditions. The Offer cannot be used against any other Bupa product or service.
  3. The Offer is available to UK based small or medium sized corporate entities (including, for example, companies, partnerships, and associations) covering between 2 and 249 employees inclusive (“SMEs”) who purchase a new Select Policy directly from Bupa for their employees.
  4. The Offer is available to new SME clients and is not available for the following:
    •      a. SME clients who are switching from an alternative company health insurance provider; or
    •      b. SME clients who purchase their Select Policy through an intermediary; or
    •      c. existing Bupa clients who hold a policy for any Bupa product or service for the benefit of their employees.
  5. The Offer is only available for new SME clients for whom a quote is provided for a Select Policy between 4 January 2022 and 28 February 2022 inclusive. Quotes are valid for 28 days and the Select Policy must have a start date between 4 January 2022 and 28 February 2022 inclusive. Bupa’s standard Terms of Business and Bupa Select Policy Terms & Conditions will apply.
  6. The discount amount is based on 20% of the total annual subscription amount of the Select Policy net of Insurance Premium Tax (“IPT”). The discounted subscription amount will be stated in the quote provided and shall be used as the base price for renewals in subsequent years.
  7. When calculating renewal prices for a Select Policy, Bupa considers additional factors such as (but not limited to) claims history, age of members, the rising cost of healthcare and IPT, which will be factored into each year’s renewal subscription.
  8. Bupa reserves the right to decline to offer a Select Policy in its absolute discretion, and Bupa’s decision regarding any aspect of this promotion is final.
  9. Bupa reserves the right to cancel, suspend, amend or withdraw the Offer at any point without prior notice.
  10. The Offer is non-exchangeable, non-transferable, has no cash value/alternative and cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotions or offers except for Bupa’s free 2-year fixed price offer (the “Fixed Price Offer”) which allows new SME clients to fix the price of the Select Policy for 2 years subject to separate terms and conditions. The Fixed Price Offer is not available for the following:
    •      a. SME clients who are switching from an alternative company health insurance provider; or
    •      b. SME clients who purchase their Select Policy through an intermediary; or
    •      c. existing Bupa clients who hold a policy for any Bupa product or service for the benefit of their employees.
  11. The Fixed Price Offer guarantees the price of the Select Policy for 2 years. However, this is not protected from any increases in Insurance Premium Tax (“IPT”) at the first renewal. Changes to the Select Policy made during the 2-year fixed period may also affect the price at the first renewal, although the rate per member will remain fixed. Examples of changes to the Select Policy include (but are not limited to): adding or removing members from the Select Policy, complimentary babies becoming paid-for child dependants at the first renewal, and child-dependants reaching the age of 24 during the first fixed year who would then be required to pay the adult rate in the second fixed year.
  12. Please note, you may not be able to amend the benefit options of the Select Policy at your first renewal when choosing the Fixed Price Offer.
  13. When calculating renewal prices for a Select Policy after the Fixed Price Offer has ended, Bupa considers additional factors such as (but not limited to) claims history, age of members, the rising cost of healthcare and IPT, which will be factored into each year’s renewal subscription.
  14. Bupa will use any personal information in accordance with its privacy notice which can be found at bupa.co.uk/privacy
  15. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Bupa and its group companies shall not be liable to the SME client or any of its employees for any claims, damages or any other losses whatsoever under or in connection with the operation of the Offer.
  16. These terms & conditions shall be governed by English law and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Direct Access telephone services are available as long as the symptoms are covered under the policy. If your cover excludes conditions you had before your policy started, we’ll ask you to provide evidence from your GP that your symptoms are not pre-existing for a period of up to two years from policy start date (or five years in the case of mental health). We can then refer you to a consultant or therapist through the Direct Access service. Always call us first to check your eligibility.

Bupa health insurance, dental insurance, cash plan and travel insurance are provided by Bupa Insurance Limited. Registered in England and Wales No.3956433. Bupa Insurance Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Arranged and administered by Bupa Insurance Services Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered in England and Wales No. 3829851.

Bupa Health Assessments and Occupational Health services are provided by Bupa Occupational Health Limited. Registered in England and Wales No.631336. Registered office: 1 Angel Court, London, EC2R 7HJ.

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