MPs discussed the effectiveness of group income protection during a debate in parliament this week focussing on 'Long-term Health Problems and Work Outcomes'
In a Parliamentary debate held on 18 April 2017, Penny Mordaunt, Minister of State for Department for Work and Pensions, discussed the Green Paper Improving Lives, and how employers can actively promote health and wellbeing and manage sickness absence including a reform of statutory sick pay to enable a phased return to work. Discussing group income protection, she said: "We also know that group income protection insurance, which offers preventive programmes, wellbeing services and income protection...
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