The government has recognised the important role employers play in supporting the health and wellbeing of staff via employee benefits packages.
The comments came as the government published its response to the Health is Everyone’s Business consultation. It specifically recognised the importance oftgroup income protection, and the role it can play helping employees remain in, or return to work.
Group Risk Development spokesperson Katharine Moxham says: “Grid strongly supports the aims of reducing sickness absence and ill-health-related job loss and is pleased that the role of income protection insurance has been recognised in supporting this."
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