Income protection: Mental health under the spotlight

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'If I had any complaint it would be that we do not make enough clients aware of these services,' Adam Higgs, Protection Guru
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'If I had any complaint it would be that we do not make enough clients aware of these services,' Adam Higgs, Protection Guru

Adam Higgs weighs up the mental health support available through IP providers

It is no secret that mental health is the second most common cause of income protection claims. The effects of conditions such as stress, depression or anxiety can be debilitating and the thought of work, especially if the working environment is a factor, can exacerbate the problem. There are a number of services and product features offered by income protection insurers that aid those suffering from mental health. These range from those designed to help deal with the cause, through to helping...

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