AIG Life warns of post-furlough negative mental health spike

Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is due to end 30 September,

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AIG Life warns of post-furlough negative mental health spike

The end of the government's furlough scheme could risk a spike in mental health cases, according to AIG Life.

The government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is due to end on 30 September, sparking concerns it could lead to a resurgence in anxiety and money concerns for people. The end of the furlough scheme comes at a time when the cost of living is increasing and the NHS is experiencing a significant backlog of patients requiring medical help. According to AIG Life, there is a risk that people will be made redundant when the scheme closes, adding financial pressures on families and individuals....

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