Spire Healthcare rejects takeover bid

Spire Healthcare has rejected a bid which values the business at £1.2bn. Spire is Britain’s largest private hospital chain.

Mediclinic, a South African healthcare provider already holds a 29.9% shareholding in Spire, made the offer last week which was rejected by Spire, the offer being described by chief executive Danie Meintjes as ‘significantly undervaluing Spire and […]

October 30th, 2017|

Further Rise to Insurance Premium Tax (IPT)

Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) is set to rise to 12% in June 2017 as announced in the Autumn Statement, this is a further increase from  10% which came into effect from 1st October 2016 up from a previous 9.5%. This will be the third rise in two years.

Announcing the extra 2% increase to IPT, the […]

December 7th, 2016|

AVIVA To Launch New Cancer Cover Plan

AVIVA Healthcare has announced that it is set to launch a new healthcare plan that provides cover at a low cost for treatment of cancer in January 2016.

£100,000 worth of cover is available to go towards drugs not currently funded by the NHS, in addition the policy will provide a cash sum on diagnosis, the […]

December 1st, 2015|