gpguideuk

Your guide to finding a general practitioner in the UK

If you’re seeking medical help in the UK, then you might be overwhelmed by the options and not know where to start. In this Pacific Prime UK guide, we will help you with the ins and outs of finding a general practitioner in the UK. We’ll take a look at everything from the conditions for …

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gpguideuk

Your guide to finding a general practitioner in the UK

If you’re seeking medical help in the UK, then you might be overwhelmed by the options and not know where to start. In this Pacific Prime UK guide, we will help you with the ins and outs of finding a general practitioner in the UK. We’ll take a look at everything from the conditions for …

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An overview of the United Kingdom healthcare system

The UK is home to a tax-payer funded healthcare system known as the National Health Service, or NHS for short. It provides the same quality of care to everyone for free – regardless of income. As one of the first universal health systems in the world, the NHS was set up in the wake of …

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Woman wearing protective face mask

To mask or not to mask? The latest WHO recommendations change course

When we first heard of the pandemic of the COVID-19, we have heard many, often contradicting, advisories on how to stay safe during the coronavirus outbreak. Most of the official recommendations included staying at home if possible, maintaining good personal hygiene, and keeping healthy. However, since the very beginning of the outbreak, there was one …

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gpguideuk

Your guide to finding a general practitioner in the UK

If you’re seeking medical help in the UK, then you might be overwhelmed by the options and not know where to start. In this Pacific Prime UK guide, we will help you with the ins and outs of finding a general practitioner in the UK. We’ll take a look at everything from the conditions for …

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uk

An overview of the United Kingdom healthcare system

The UK is home to a tax-payer funded healthcare system known as the National Health Service, or NHS for short. It provides the same quality of care to everyone for free – regardless of income. As one of the first universal health systems in the world, the NHS was set up in the wake of …

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Woman wearing protective face mask

To mask or not to mask? The latest WHO recommendations change course

When we first heard of the pandemic of the COVID-19, we have heard many, often contradicting, advisories on how to stay safe during the coronavirus outbreak. Most of the official recommendations included staying at home if possible, maintaining good personal hygiene, and keeping healthy. However, since the very beginning of the outbreak, there was one …

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Keeping the mobile workforce safe in 2020

Keeping the mobile workforce safe in 2020

Business travel is increasingly becoming the norm as organisations look beyond the horizon to seize greater opportunities and margins in other countries. The potential to scale is enormous, with business travel expected to grow to £1.3 trillion in annual global spend by 2022. But could investment into the opportunities abroad be a risky gamble for …

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PPUK Business Travel Insurance

Essential types of business travel insurance

In today’s interconnected business world, companies send their employees to seize business opportunities abroad more than ever. However, beyond organizing meetings, accommodation and travel arrangements, employers should also ensure the safety of their staff, as well as an overall trip success by securing specific travel insurance for business. In this feature, Pacific Prime UK discusses …

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What’s the difference between an insurance broker and agent?

Anyone who is looking for corporate health insurance will soon find out that, not only are there many plans to choose from, but there are different distribution channels as well. You can buy directly from an insurance company, through an agent who sells plans on behalf of the insurer or through a broker who finds …

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Healthy pregnancy diet

Healthy pregnancy diet do’s and don’ts

What a mother eats during pregnancy is the main source of nutrients for the baby in her womb. Dieticians and experts suggest that diet during pregnancy should be rich in nutrients to support the baby’s growth and development. A healthy pregnancy diet must be balanced for the special needs of expectant mothers, and while some …

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children mental wellbeing

Boosting your child’s mental wellbeing

Every parent wants to see their children happy and healthy, but while it is everyone’s dream, in reality, there are many factors contributing to children’s happiness, some of which can be monitored and influenced by the parents. During this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week, which takes place 3-9 February 2020, Pacific Prime UK joins the …

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UK coronavirus test

All you need to know about coronavirus test in the UK

As of Wednesday, 27 May 2020, there were 267,240 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the UK. With the daily confirmed cases slowly declining, the government has also announced that non-essential shops can open their doors again in England from 15 June. To help get workers back to work in the UK, the development of an accurate …

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remoteworkaffectsonhealth

The surprising effects remote work has on your health

Working from home has quickly become more widespread due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Global businesses without flexible schedules or work-from-home policies in place have had to make quick adjustments to keep operating remotely. For many, the recent outbreak marks the first time they have ever worked remotely. In fact, the UK’s Office for National Statistics …

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COVID-19: Mental health tips during quarantine at home

COVID-19: Mental health tips during quarantine at home

The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson announced on 23 March that all UK residents must stay at home to protect the NHS amid the growing threat of coronavirus (COVID-19). The UK government and public health professionals have also recommended members of the public to practice social distancing and washing hands regularly with soap and water, …

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How to Engage with Your Employees When the Future Is Uncertain

How to engage with your employees when the future is uncertain

In just a short time, the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) has had a major impact across the world, forcing countries to close borders, governments to impose lockdowns, stock markets to swing uncontrollably, and businesses to make difficult decisions in order to stay afloat. More concerning of all are the employees of these businesses that may be …

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Brexit’s Impact on Employment - 3 Trends All UK Businesses Need to Know

Brexit’s impact on employment – 3 trends all UK businesses need to know

Brexit has happened and the job market is about to change forever. Brexit’s impact on employment in the UK is potentially detrimental for any businesses in the country. This makes staying up to date with any potential changes in the job market extremely important. In this Pacific Prime UK blog, we will explore three post-Brexit …

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GDPR and employee benefits in the UK

GDPR and employee benefits in the UK

Over a year and a half has passed since the introduction of the General Data Production Regulation (GDPR), which came into force in May 2018. The regulation has transformed the way businesses in the UK handle confidential information belonging to customers and continues to provide greater certainty about security to individuals into 2020. In this …

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self-quarantine rule in the UK

All you need to know about the self-quarantine rules in the UK

From June 8, people entering the UK by land, sea or air, including British citizens, will have to self-isolate for 14 days. New arrivals to the UK have been down by up to 99 per cent during the lockdown compared with the same time last year. However, as Europe slowly reopened, fears of new imported …

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financialmatterscovid19

Financial matters expat need to consider during the COVID-19 pandemic

The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus has impacted people all over the world in many different ways. Unsurprisingly, some of the main concerns during these times involve financial matters. As an expat, it is vital for you to evaluate your current situation by asking the right financial questions and thinking about crucial areas. In …

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UK coronavirus test

All you need to know about coronavirus test in the UK

As of Wednesday, 27 May 2020, there were 267,240 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the UK. With the daily confirmed cases slowly declining, the government has also announced that non-essential shops can open their doors again in England from 15 June. To help get workers back to work in the UK, the development of an accurate …

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