LV='s Justin Harper waxes lyrical about the virtues of income protection as a financial safety net for those facing mental health problems
Mental health illnesses are undoubtedly some of the most widespread in the UK, with the Health Survey for England stating one in four of us can be expected to be affected by a mental health illness at some point in our lives. In fact, last year an NHS report stated that one-in-three fit notes were issued due to psychiatric problems, which was more than for more obvious musculoskeletal conditions. We know the causes of mental health illnesses are extensive, ranging from genetic, psychological,...
VitalityLife has launched a risk calculator that is able to work out the likelihood of clients facing ill health by putting in some basic, personal information.
'Support services' are not bolt-ons but integral to insurance offerings, says Paul Avis, and there are plenty of good reasons for employers and their advisers to promote them wherever possible
Association of Medical Insurers and Intermediaries (AMII) chairman Stuart Scullion has warned the industry to make sure it is prepared ahead of the IDD, the next EU-driven legislation set to 'shake up the sector'.
Our biggest Protection & Health Summit yet comes to Hilton London Bankside on 4 October