Compared to a year ago, are you receiving more income protection claims from self-employed clients?
- No (90%)
- Yes (5%)
- Not sure (5%)
Income protection claims from self-employed people are on the rise according to one insurer that suggests mental health issues could be an underlying factor.
While employment numbers are better than expected, Partners Life says it is starting to see an increase in claims from self-employed clients caused by accidents, with the medical profession listing mental health as a complicating factor in the degree of disability.