Startling statistics reveal that 4.3 million self-employed people have no cover in place if they can’t work due to accident or illness.
Research published by Cover Magazine highlights that only 7% of the self-employed population have cover in place if they couldn’t work due to accident or sickness, which means that 4.3 million workers are without protection.
But that’s not all.
The research also reveals that two thirds (62%) of respondents said their households are solely reliant on their income.
If you are part of the self-employed population, just imagine not having enough money to pay your bills, put food on the table, or maintain your lifestyle.
While it’s easy to adopt the ‘it will never happen to me’ mentality, you face a constant risk of suffering an accident or illness that could keep you from working.
It’s only common sense to have something in place if the worst was to happen – to protect you, your family, and your lifestyle.
Are you much of a saver?
According to the research,one in ten respondents said if they were off work for an extended period, their savings would last less than a month.
If your savings run dry and you’re still out of work, what would happen next?
It’s a position no one deserves to be in. You should be able to live your life confidently knowing you’re always able to protect your family with a roof over your heads and food on the table.
That’s where lifestyle protection insurance proves invaluable, as it:
If you are self-employed and currently have no protection in place, you should take a look at our Lifestyle Protector Plan. Here are some of its highlights:
Get your peace of mind today by calling 0800 046 9781 or using our online calculator to get your free quote.