Almost a third (31%) of UK adults have experienced temporary or permanent leave from work due to ill health, a cancer diagnosis or a death within the family, according to a study by Aviva.
More than three quarters (77%) of these have seen their finances suffer, equivalent to 12.3 million people. The findings were published in Aviva's Protecting Our Families report. The research showed that more than a quarter (27%) of parents with dependent children have suffered a health crisis, with nearly all (91%) of these saying their finances were negatively affected. Aviva's data also revealed the average monthly income of someone who has experienced this is 24% lower than those...
There will be no further increases to Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) this year, the Autumn Budget 2017 has revealed.
The government will immediately give NHS trusts £350 million to allow them to plan for the winter, Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced in the Autumn Budget.
British Friendly has introduced an online Adviser Toolkit to encourage income protection sales.
Zurich has launched a 'selfie' app called FaceQuote which estimates how much life cover someone might need.