Unum has published its third annual claims statement with information on every new group income protection (GIP) claim it paid in the last year.
For the first time, the insurer has published data on the differences in group income protection claims made by men and women at different stages of their lives. Whie claims increase greatly with age, high numbers of women claim throughout their working lives Younger working women are particularly affected by mental health problems - 42% of women making a mental health claim are under 40 years old, compared to 21% of men. Almost a third of women who claim earn under £20,000, Unum said...
Jack Wild gives his take on the protection market as a 'new modern adviser.'
Medicash has provided financial support to The Hive Zone to enable the youth group to offer free membership and free meals across the school holidays.
Zurich, in collaboration with the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford, has published the UK recommendations from its report, 'Embracing the income protection gaps challenge: options and solutions'.
The UK market for private medical cover flatlined in 2016 with 4.02 million policies covering 6.89 million lives in 2016, some 10.5% of the population, LaingBuisson has published.