Facts and figures on health and wellbeing benefits

Employee Benefits has rounded up a range of facts, figures and case studies covering the provision of health and wellbeing benefits in 2013, to highlight the issues and trends that are affecting employers and their workforces.

Proportion of respondents providing healthcare benefits

Employee Benefits Healthcare benefits research 2013, which surveyed 376 HR and benefits professionals, was published in June 2013


Mental health conditions

CBI/Pfizer Absence and workplace health survey, published by the Confederation of British Industry in July 2013

Costs of providing benefits

EMEA health care survey, published by Mercer Marsh Benefits in June 2013

Health engagement strategy

The Emerging technology in health engagement research, published by Buck Consultants and WorldatWork in April 2013














Developing health and wellbeing strategies

Health, wellbeing and productivity survey 2012-2013, published by Towers Watson in March 2013









The use of employer-paid private medical insurance (PMI) policies in the UK increased by 2% to 2.98 million in 2012.

Health cover UK market report 2013, published by Laing and Buisson in July 2013

The employee assistance programme (EAP) market has grown by 69% since 2008.

EAP market watch report, published by the UK EAP Association in July 2013