Half of working women have no protection insurance - Aegon

Yet 51% now main breadwinner

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Nearly half (48%) of working women in the UK do not have any form of protection in place according to the findings of Aegon's 'Protection Matters' report.

The research, which surveyed 2,051 women, found that 10% of women with protection insurance automatically receive this through their workplace. Yet over two in five (44%) women asked their current employer about its provision as a workplace benefit, and nearly a third (32%) said it was a key decision-making factor. Meanwhile 15% of working women said they took out protection following a recommendation by a mortgage provider or financial adviser. However, nearly half (46%) of women believe it's solely their responsibility to financially support their family should the unexpected hap...

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