Income protection sales increase 44.7% during H1 - IRESS

Via The Exchange

Adam Saville
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Income protection sales increase 44.7% during H1 - IRESS

Data from past three years shows 'women at far greater risk' due to significant gender protection gap

Technology firm IRESS has reported an almost 45% year-on-year rise in click-through rates for income protection (IP) on comparison portal The Exchange during the first six months of 2019. Earlier this year, it reported 50% rise in IP sales during Q1 2019. IRESS data collated from the last three-year H1 periods, however, shows a worryingly significant difference in protection sums assured between men and women. The data indicates that male sums assured for critical illness are 90% hig...

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