View more on these topics

Bupa confirms it may sell off hospitals

Bupa has confirmed it is in preliminary discussions with potential bidders to sell off its hospitals.

The Board released a statement following speculation over the weekend confirming that it is undertaking a review to establish whether it would be more beneficial to the company to sell off its 26 hospitals.

The statement from Bupa says: “Bupa is in preliminary discussions with potential purchasers of Bupa Hospitals. Those discussions may or may not lead to a decision to sell Bupa hospitals. The Board is not considering the sale of any other part of the Bupa Group or a change in status of the Bupa Group as a whole.”

The healthcare provider says it is undertaking this review in light of the significant changes in the UK healthcare economy and particularly the increasing role the private sector is playing.

The company says a further announcement will be made in due course.


ABI in PTA pipeline plea

The Association of British Insurers is lobbying HM Revenue and Customs and the Treasury to extend the deadline for pipeline pension term assurance business to be processed.It is advising product providers to delay telling their clients that their applications have not met the April 6 deadline cut-off. In a circular last week seen by Money […]

FSA drops plans for dual listings

The FSA has scrapped its dual-listing proposals after industry and Government concerns they risked allowing a re-run of the split-cap crisis and will now consult on a new single listing regime for all UK and overseas investment companies.As exclusively revealed by Money Marketing last December, The Association of Investment Companies, leading advisers, trade bodies and […]

Bright Grey adds critical conditions

Bright Grey will be covering an additional four conditions under its critical-illness cover and implementing the new Association of British Insurers’ critical-illness insurance definitions from the start of next week.

Jelf flexible benefits

In Focus: How to choose a flexible benefits provider — seven top tips

Jelf Employee Benefits looks at some of the key considerations employers should think about when reviewing and choosing a flexible benefits provider. Choosing the right benefits for your employees is one thing but delivering a successful employee benefits strategy is about understanding the complete picture and delivering it in a personalised way so that it resonates with each and every individual in your business. 


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up


    Leave a comment


    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm