Serious illness or injury can occur at any time and will inevitably cause strain on families financially, as well as personally. Income Protection insurance is designed to provide cover if you can’t earn an income for a number of specified reasons. It provides a financial resilience to individuals and households and gives peace of mind. Help to support you financially If [...]
Although perceptions are that injury or illness won’t happen to us, the reality is we don’t know what might be around the corner, no matter how healthy we are. Here, Tristan Hartey helps to see why protection is important, especially when you are raising a child, and the types of protection available to you.
Half of all Britons questioned for a study by insurer Zurich displayed a classic ‘it won’t happen to me’ attitude to being unable to work through a disability
However, this isn’t always the case and having an accident or suffering an illness that prevents you from working could happen to anyone, at any time - that’s why it’s crucial to have the right protection in place to ensure you can still cover your monthly outgoings.