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Straightforward healthcare that keeps your business turning

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Looking after employees' health since 1905

Straightforward healthcare that keeps your business turning

Benenden has been providing corporate healthcare services to employers and their employees for over 110 years. We look after businesses of all shapes and sizes right across the UK and have healthcare plans that will aide your business in reducing absenteeism and could get your staff back to work quicker.

Our priority is to assist you by providing information which could help keep your employees fit and healthy.

How employee healthcare from Benenden could benefit your business

  • Provides a valuable company healthcare benefit for your employees
  • Helps to improve employee productivity, motivation and morale
  • Proven to help recruit, retain and reward your staff
  • Provides unlimited access to 24/7 helplines that can assist your employees with stress and medical related problems
  • Assists you in supporting your duty of care obligations
  • Could help to manage sickness and mitigate profit loss through employee absence
Valuable healthcare plans for your employees

We have a suite of corporate healthcare options to choose from, either available now or coming soon:

1 Benenden Employee HealthcareGet in touch
Discretionary business healthcare assessed on a case-by-case basis, designed to offer private treatment for your employees when the NHS can’t help them in a timely manner. Plus unlimited access to a range of 24/7 helplines as soon as you join.

2 Benenden Health Cash PlanRegister interest
We're going to be launching a new range of health cash plans specifically with the business customer in mind. Expect more soon, but if you can register your interest right now and we'll let you know more details nearer the time.

3Business Health InsuranceFind out more
As an alternative to traditional Private Medical Insurance (PMI) our Business Health Insurance aims to address the main causes of absence and get your employees back to work quickly.

What do our business customers say?
Mid Kent College - Corporate Members Since 2010
Andrea Ashman, Director of HR at MidKent College discusses the benefits of Benenden Business Healthcare and how it has helped reduce sickness and absenteeism amongst her co-workers.
Dover District Council - Corporate Members Since 2008
Nadeem Aziz, Chief Executive at Dover District Council explains how Benenden helped reduce absenteeism by 12% a year after introducing our business healthcare scheme to his team.
Kent College - Corporate Members Since 2010
Angela Hencher of Kent College discusses how Benenden Business Healthcare can not only act as a reward benefit but gives their staff the back up support they need when the NHS is unable to help.
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Why choose Benenden as your business healthcare provider?

Founded in 1905, before the NHS, we’ve been at the forefront of keeping hardworking people fit and healthy for over 110 years. We are rooted in keeping employees fit and healthy at an affordable rate from our founding days of providing treatment for Postal Workers suffering from Tuberculosis. Business Healthcare from Benenden provides a wide range of benefits from helping you to cut costs from prolonged absenteeism to helping you attract and retain motivated staff. We could really make a difference to your business, by helping look after the health and wellbeing of your workforce

  • Provides a valuable company healthcare benefit for your employees
  • Helps to improve employee productivity, motivation and morale
  • Proven to help recruit, retain and reward your staff
  • Provides unlimited access to 24/7 helplines that can assist your employees with stress and medical related problems
  • Assists you in supporting your duty of care obligations
  • Could help to manage sickness and mitigate profit loss through employee absence
The benefits of partnering with Benenden

There are many tangible benefits of choosing Benenden as your employee healthcare provider. The table below provides a succinct list of benefits which could apply to both an employer and an employee.

To the employer
employees feel appreciated and cared for
reduced staff turnover
increased productivity
reduced healthcare/insurance costs
reduced risk of fines and litigation
To the employee
enhanced self-esteem
reduced stress
improved morale
increased skills for health protection
improved health
Meet the Business Team

From your initial enquiry and right throughout your corporate healthcare membership, you will have a dedicated account manager from the regional team in your area who will work with you every step of the way, and will be on hand to help your business and your workforce stay healthy.

As well as being able to call your account manager, you will also be able to call upon the expertise of our experienced Sales Support Team who are all based out of our Head Office in York.

Helen Smith
Group Business Development Director

T: 0800 414 8179
Based at Head Office
Fiona Dun
Business Development Manager

Scotland, NI & The North of England
M: 07939112195
Email Fiona
Antoinette Reilly
Business Development Manager

Wales & The South of England
M: 07710964967
Email Antoinette
Kerry Walker
Commercial Sales Support Manager

T: 0800 414 8179
Email Kerry
Based at Head Office
Alexandra Connor
Key Account Manager - Southern Region

T: 07976600814
Email Alexandra
Jo MacIntyre
Key Account Manager Northern Region

T: 07740514941
Email Jo
David MacGregor
Telephone Account Manager

T: 0800 414 8179
Email David
Based at Head Office
Jess Harrison
Telephone Account Manager

T: 0800 414 8179
Email Jess
Based at Head Office
Zoe Wadsworth
Sales Support Executive

T: 0800 414 8179
Email Sales Support
Based at Head Office
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Benenden Employee Healthcare

If a member of your workforce becomes unwell, our discretionary employee healthcare plan can help them obtain the expert healthcare support that’s needed.

As soon as the company scheme is live, your employees can access an extensive range of services from our GP 24/7 advice line to requesting help with obtaining diagnosis and treatments.

Our healthcare plan is unique - there are no excesses to pay, no upper age limits, no lengthy intrusive medical questionnaires to complete and no exclusions for pre-existing medical conditions.

We offer a range of services to help your employees, so why not get in touch to find out how we could help.

Get in touch

Benenden Health Cash Plan

We'll be launching our new range of cash plans this year. If you'd like us to keep you informed, you can register your interest and we'll let you know closer to the time.

Register your interest

Business Health Insurance

We understand how important the health and wellbeing of your employees is to your business

Benenden Health Insurance was introduced in December 2015 as a low cost alternative to private medical insurance. This product is ideal for companies that have between 10 and 250 employees and gives employees access to clinical specialists and consultants at one of 700 approved treatment centres nationwide.

This product aims to address the main causes of absence and get your employees back to work quickly.

  • Pre-existing conditions accepted
  • No excesses to pay
  • All benefits paid in full
  • No lengthy underwriting process
  • No qualifying period

You can be confident that the healthcare of your business is in safe hands.

Visit Business Health Insurance

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What do our business customers say about Benenden?

Our healthcare plans look after businesses of all shapes and sizes. We know that business healthcare from Benenden could really add value to your organisation but don’t just take our word for it. Take a look at the following case studies and hear for yourself.

MidKent College – Corporate Members Since 2010

Andrea Ashman, Director of HR at MidKent College discusses the benefits of Benenden Business Healthcare and how it has helped reduce sickness and absenteeism amongst her co-workers

Kent College – Corporate Members Since 2010

Angela Hencher of Kent College discusses how Benenden Business Healthcare can not only act as a reward benefit but gives their staff the back up support they need when the NHS is unable to help.

Dover District Council – Corporate Members Since 2008

Nadeem Aziz, Chief Executive at Dover District Council explains how Benenden helped reduce absenteeism by 12% a year after introducing our corporate scheme to his team.

Hospitals you can trust nationwide

Our nationwide network of hospitals are dedicated to giving prompt diagnosis, at a wide range of state-of-the-art facilities with the very best care so your staff can concentrate on getting better quickly. For those that have employees living in and around the Kent region, diagnosis and treatment is also available at our founding hospital, The Benenden Hospital. Through our relationship with Bupa your employees will also have access to over 700 hospitals nationwide for diagnosis.

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Conferences & events

We attend a range of conferences and exhibitions throughout the year. If you’re interested in finding out more about Benenden, you can visit a member of our Business Development team at an event near you.

Upcoming events

4th February 2017

The Lace Conference Centre, Croxteth Drive, Liverpool L17 1AA
9th February 2017

The Midland, 16 Peter Street, Manchester M60 2DS
23rd – 27th April 2017

Windsor Hall Foyer, Bournemouth International Centre, Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5BH

We are on stand F16
BSA Annual Conference For Heads
2nd – 4th May 2017

York Racecourse, Tadcaster Road, York YO23 1EX

We are on stand 35
GASBM Conference 2017
23rd June 2017

Centaur Arena, Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham GL50 4SH
10th – 11th October 2017

Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London W14 8UX

We are on stand 330
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Useful information

At Benenden we are committed to helping you maintain a happy workforce and help improve the health and wellbeing of your employees whilst they are at work. So to help you we have created two content hubs that gives them hints and tips via a series of articles in order to create a healthy working environment.

Visit wellbeing in the workplace hub Visit health in the workplace hub

Useful phone numbers
General enquiries regarding Business Healthcare from Benenden – 0800 414 8179
Lines are open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays)
Making changes to your Benenden Corporate Healthcare Scheme – 0800 414 8179
Lines are open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays)
24/7 GP Advice Line – 0800 414 8247
Lines are open 24/7
24/7 Psychological Wellbeing Helpline – 0800 414 8247
Lines are open 24/7
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