Women's financial wellbeing further threatened by Omicron variant

“Devastating impact on gender equality”

John Brazier
clock • 2 min read
Women's financial wellbeing further threatened by Omicron variant

New research from Quilter shows that women would suffer more financially should further lockdowns be introduced due to the Omicron strain.

A study commissioned by wealth manager Quilter found that more than one in five (22%) women said they were in a worse position financially than they were last year, while 18% of men expressed a similar sentiment. At the same time, men were much more likely to consider themselves to be financially resilient to another lockdown should one be put in place. Just under one quarter of men (22%) said they were in a better financial position than they were last year, and that their current finances and...

To continue reading this article...

Join Cover

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, key trend analysis and industry insights.
  • Stay on top of the latest developments around Covid-19, regulation, diversity and mental health.
  • Receive breaking news stories straight to your inbox in the daily newsletter.
  • Exclusive access to our fortnightly Protection insight mini-podcast.
  • Be the first to hear about our CPD accredited events and awards programmes.

Join now

 

Already a Cover member?

Login

More on uncategorised

National insurance hike to fund social care faces accusations of 'intergenerational raid'

National insurance hike to fund social care faces accusations of 'intergenerational raid'

NICs could be raised 1 percentage point

Hannah Godfrey
clock 20 July 2021 • 2 min read
Unions urge govt to reset approach to LGBT rights

Unions urge govt to reset approach to LGBT rights

Government recently scrapped LGBT Action Plan and disbanded advisory panel

Jon Yarker
clock 19 July 2021 • 1 min read
LifeSearch: Under 35s struggling the most with WFH

LifeSearch: Under 35s struggling the most with WFH

One in three workers under 35 feel they work ‘too much’

Jon Yarker
clock 17 June 2021 • 2 min read