Monday, Dec 18, 2006

50% of us one wage packet from the gutter..

Firstrung: 14 million workers could be exposed to financial ruin in the event of an accident, illness or unemployment in the New Year

With council tax and utility bills going through the roof, research from Alliance & Leicester Protection has found that over half (51%) of British workers would not be able to manage financially if they were unable to work in the event of an accident, illness or unemployment, equating to 14,137,200 people.

Posted by converted lurker @ 12:31 PM (512 views)
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1. sovietuk said...

The sound fundamentals of the British economy

Monday, December 18, 2006 12:38PM Report Comment
 

2. Headmelter said...

Ah the merchants of doom promoting their expensive insurance policies that are more often than not impossible to make a claim on.

Monday, December 18, 2006 03:16PM Report Comment
 

3. Nohpc said...

Why would this be surprising. If you fall ill in you can't work and make money so of course you would be in financial ruin. Unless of course you have A and L's excellent critical care cover!!! Although 50 % would be in financial ruin if they were to have an accident or fall unwell a tiny minority of this amount actually will find themselves unable to work.

Monday, December 18, 2006 08:07PM Report Comment
 

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