If one of your employees is unable to work for a prolonged period of time due to illness or injury, it can
be a very stressful time for them and can put a strain on your business.
Mental health problems – typically stress, anxiety and depression – account for 40 per cent of Legal & General’s income protection claims, just behind Musculoskeletal problems*
Group income protection insurance helps you to financially support the employee by providing them with a replacement income. It’s a highly sought-after benefit that not only helps to recruit and retain talent, but reduce the cost of long-term employee absence for your business.
- Rehabilitation and support services offered by insurers provide practical help and guidance to employees early on in the absence. This can help employees recover, return to work sooner and reducelong term sickness absence.
- Provides long term financial security to employees, giving them peace of mind that should they become unable to work due to illness or injury, they will continue to have an income.
* Source: Britain’s Healthiest Workplace 2018