Media - Press Releases

Freedom Day granted: Unum prepares employees for post-lockdown return to work

14 July 2021

2021 vision: Unum enhances Optical proposition after difficult year for UK eye health and increase in screen time

Tuesday 15th June 2021

National Smile Month 2021

Monday 14th June 2021

Remote GP services highly valued by staff despite lockdown lifting

Wednesday 2nd June 2021

2020 most successful year yet for Unum’s rehabilitation service: 95.1% of employees using it remained in or returned to work

Tuesday 25th May 2021

New ‘Value of Help’ report launched as over a quarter of organisations struggle to make business case for employee wellbeing measures

Wednesday 28th April 2021

One year on from lockdown: Unum reflects on what employers need to consider post-pandemic

Tuesday 23rd March 2021

Unum extends in-demand Help@hand app to small businesses with a Life Insurance or Critical Illness policy

Tuesday 9th March 2021

Prioritising oral health will be critical in 2021

Thursday 11th February 2021

Help@hand sees uptake of appointments for partners and children, even out of hours

Thursday 11th February 2021

Unum Dental offers goodwill gesture to policy members in recognition of lockdown appointment delays

Thursday 13th January 2021

Unum announces leadership transition for UK and Poland

Thursday 12th November 2020

Unum Dental covers the cost of PPE

5th November 2020

Following government guidelines to help patients and practices stay safe, both dentists and their patients are now required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during appointments, with some surgeries passing this cost on to patients.

Surge in use of virtual health care since lockdown with twice as many mental health appointments provided

Thursday 8th October 2020

Unum extends its digital health and wellbeing service during Coronavirus - with free access for small businesses

Updated 2 June 2020

At a time when UK businesses have been turned upside down by Covid-19, many are looking to understand steps they can take to be more resilient during the crisis. One in four (24%) SMEs want advice about supporting their employee’s wellbeing, and 38% of medium sized businesses want to know what their duties as employers are to their staff1.

Unum launches new app giving employees access to enhanced health support

  • Unum is launching a new app-based service providing employees with fast, simple, remote access to GPs and health support
  • In partnership with Square Health, Unum’s offering benefits both employees and their families seeking quality medical support via one single platform

Monday, 2nd September 2019: Leading UK employee benefits provider, Unum, has announced it is launching “Help@hand” a new range of app-based services giving employees and their families improved access to medical support at the touch of a screen.