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Why Income Protection Insurance?
- You're much more likely to be off work sick than you are to pass away before retirement
- If you're off work sick or injured, income protection means you still can pay bills and provide for your loved ones
- While state benefits change with government policy, income protection is a contract and a promise
Why expert advice makes the difference
- Meeting spending obligations minus an income isn't easy so income protection really can make the difference
- Even if your budget's tight we'll help you identify the cover that fits your needs
- Being unable to earn is less of a worry when your wages are protected
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Frequently asked questions about this type of policy
Income protection insurance can provide an income if you’re unable to work through sickness or injury - covering your essential outgoings.
Income protection policies can be divided into two general types: short-term and long-term. A short-term policy, as its name implies, only gives you an income for a present limited time, such as six or 12 months. Long-term policies pay you for as long as the policy allows, which might be right through to your retirement or a longer set period, such as 40 years.
Of course. income protection insurance is available to self-employed, primary carers, part-time workers, contractors and more; our expert advisers can provide you with a tailored quote.
Even if you have some difficulty proving your income, there are plenty of options available.
Income protection covers you for most illnesses that leave you unable to work: stress-related illnesses, back conditions, cancer or a serious heart condition. The focus is on not being able to work, as opposed to the illness or injury you’ve sustained.
You won’t be covered for pre-existing and chronic conditions that you knew about before taking out your policy, alcohol or drug misuse, criminal acts, cosmetic surgery or redundancy.
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Each year, one million people in the UK become unable to work due to illness / injury
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