Unum has published its second annual Return to Work statement showing that 1040 people with serious health problems got back to work with Unum's Group Income Protection Return to Work service last year.
The insurer said that 1659 people used the return to work service; an increase from 1470 the previous year, and 1040 returned to work, up from 1003 in 2015. The statement summarises information on everyone with Group Income Protection from Unum who used its Return to Work Service between 1 January and 31 December 2016. Of those returning to work, a third (34%) had a mental health problem and almost 1 in 5 (19%) had a musculoskeletal problem. In addition, 9% had or were recovering...
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