Category : Insurance

Critical Illness

How to prepare financially for long-term illness

While British life expectancy continues to rise, the same might not be said for the quality of health we could expect to enjoy as we get older, according to a stark warning from The British Heart Foundation. Their analysis suggests the number of people suffering heart attacks and stroke because of a rise in diabetes diagnoses could rise by 29% over the next two decades.

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Business Protection

Would your business survive if its loans were called in?

Have you thought about how your cash flow could be affected if something were to happen to a director, owner or key employee?

How would your creditors react?
It may be that one of your company directors stands as the guarantor for your company’s loans. If they were to die, or be diagnosed with a serious illness, it could have a severe impact on your business’s arrangements with its creditors and debtors.

Do you know how they would react? If business loans were called in, could your company afford to pay back its creditors and continue trading?

How we can help
We work with businesses like yours, offering advice on how to protect it from the financial impact of unforeseen events.

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Critical Illness Insurance

If you became critically ill and unable to work, could you cope financially?

Some things are more reliable than others – monthly bills, for example. Young or old, single or married, we all have financial obligations to meet each month; be it luxuries, like a satellite TV subscription or mobile phone contract, or the real essentials – like keeping a roof over your/your family’s head.

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Trust

The importance of trusts

Trusts are usually simple to set up, but it’s important to select the right type of Trust.

What is a Trust?

A Trust helps ensure a pay-out goes to the people you’d like to benefit from your protection policy – should the worst happen. As the ‘settler’ (the person who creates the Trust), you can choose the people who will benefit (the ‘beneficiaries’). The Trust defines how and when they can receive the money from the insurance company.
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