Two fifths (42%) of self-employed people mistakenly believe they are not eligible for income protection insurance according to research from LV=.
Just 4% of self-employed people have income protection, compared to a national average of 11%, the insurer's survey also found. In addition 2 million self-employed are unable to save any money each month leaving them vulnerable to financial shocks. With the number of self-employed workers now close to five million, the second instalment of LV='s ‘Income Roulette' report - a study of debt, savings and protection among 9,000 people - explores how the self-employed would cope with an unexpected...
Global company based in London and Liverpool opens office in Netherlands
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Following the success of last year's event, we're once again teaming up with RGAx to present The Big Ideas Competition - our bid to discover the next bright spark of the protection industry
Advisers will give the building society's mortgage customers advice about protection as well as financial planning