Richard Walsh discusses The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices.
The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices is an ambitious attempt to address changes in the UK economy where more and more people are no longer employed in the traditional way. This poses a direct challenge to Government policy development and also to protection insurers and advisers and of course to individuals themselves. As the Report says, many people like the flexibility of working atypically - and we must not lose this. However, "flexibility must not be one-way with individuals...
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The official supplement of this year's COVER Excellence Awards is available to read now as an eBook.
Child cover within critical illness plans has assumed a far greater importance in recent years, writes CIExpert's Alan Lakey.