By Katharine Moxham 17 August 2021.
So much has changed over the past 18 months that it’s difficult to know where to begin when looking at the changes to the world of work that have evolved out of the Covid-19 pandemic, or, indeed, where it will all end up. One thing’s for sure though – the workplace is in a state of flux.
But, within all the uncertainty, group risk benefits (employer-sponsored life assurance, income protection and critical illness benefits) have absolutely come into their own. Both employers and their people have realised that there’s a real chance of dying, being extremely ill or being left with a lasting health condition as a result of contracting Covid-19. This, in turn, has brought home the value of group risk protection benefits in supporting employees and their families through the worst of times, and they’ve become some of the most valued employee benefits available.
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