Category Archives: Health Related

23 Mar

Coronavirus: keeping you up-to-date

Much is changing on a daily basis in light of Coronavirus with many businesses being impacted, either needing to adjust to homeworking, changing shift patterns or temporarily closing. We’ve pulled together some links around finding the right information and support during this time. Keeping up with the news Like us here at A-Plan, you’re probably

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Social Distancing Walk - durdle door
18 Mar

Social Distancing – What can you do?

Social Distancing – What it Means Following the recent announcement from the Government, advising people should only go out if they are shopping for basic necessities (as infrequently as possible), taking one form of exercise a day, any medical need or to help a vulnerable person, or travelling to work where it’s absolutely necessary. If

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22 Jan

Too many patients are still waiting over 18 weeks for treatment

According to figures in Health Insurance and Protection, at the end of November 2019, 84.4% of patients had been waiting less than 18 weeks from referral to treatment for elective procedures – well below the 92% target. This is a huge concern for us at A-Plan and for us the need to look at private medical

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05 Nov

Income Protection – under the spotlight

What is an Income Protection policy and is it right for you? An income protection policy provides a monthly payment to help replace a lost income through not being able to work because of an accident, illness and redundancy. The money can be used to help replace part of your wage/salary that would be used

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over 50s
27 Sep

Over 50s – Under the Spotlight

What is an Over 50s product and is it right for you? Over 50s Life Insurance is a type of life insurance for anyone aged over 50 (up to the age of 80). You pay for this type of insurance with regular monthly payments and quite simply when you die it pays out a pre-agreed

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empty nesters
10 Oct

How insurance needs change at different life stages

In the first of a series of articles, we look at how your insurance needs may change over your lifetime: Having Children Your family’s insurance needs and obligations will evolve over time. Periodically reviewing those needs is necessary to ensure that you and your dependents are properly protected. Car As the children grow up, you

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27 Jan

Protect your family from Carbon Monoxide poisoning

During the winter, most of us become concerned with insulating our homes in order to reduce heating bills and protect ourselves from the cold outdoors. However, with our homes tightly sealed and the heating blazing away, there can be a risk of carbon monoxide exposure. Carbon monoxide gas can’t be seen, tasted or smelt but

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01 Dec

The cost of parenting

The cost of raising a child is often discussed; the price of uniform, swimming lessons and dance classes not to mention holidays and parties. It all adds up, over a 21 year period to a huge £229,251 (as estimated by LV=). But what about the cost of the actual work involved, all the things you

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