Group critical illness cover

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Update to Group Critical Illness Cover

Update to Group Critical Illness Cover video

Group critical illness cover can be a valuable staff benefit that provides a tax-free cash lump sum if your employee has been diagnosed with a specified serious illness or condition, for example cancer, stroke or multiple sclerosis. This could happen more than you may think:

  • 2.5 million people in the UK are living with cancer 900,000 of who are of working age (16-64).
  • Over 1.2 million stroke survivors in the UK.130,000 survivors still in the workforce.
  • 2.3 million suffer with coronary heart disease. 240,000 are currently in employment.
  • More than 100,000 currently live with multiple sclerosis 30,000 are still in work.

Sources: Legal & General - The impact of critical illnesses on the UK economy report, British Heart Foundation 2018, Cancer Research UK 2018, Stroke Association 2018 and MS Trust 2018.

Our critical illness cover has been designed to help you protect your employees and their families. Should they suffer from a life changing illness or injury that’s covered under our policy. If there’s an eligible claim,  they’ll receive a tax-free lump sum.

The payment could help your employee pay for a range of expenses that have come about following the diagnosis of a serious illness.  This might be to pay bills, meet unexpected medical costs, or put towards a well-earned holiday once treatment is over.