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...
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