Piggy bank wearing mask next to shopping car with dollars Only 11% of brokers say they are notconcerned about the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on their voluntarybusiness. (Photo: Shutterstock)

As COVID-19 continues to have far-reaching impacts on theworkforce and in turn, the employee benefits landscape, brokers areconcerned about the effects it will have on voluntary benefits.Eastbridge's recent survey of brokers found that the top concernfor voluntary was a potential for reduced enrollment volume, with71% of brokers agreeing this was of concern. Around half of brokersexpressed concern that employer and/or employee interest involuntary may be reduced, while one-third felt that COVID-19 maydivert their time towards answering coverage questions on existingbusiness.

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