Our guides give you the facts so you can make an informed choice when you compare income protection insurance policies and providers.
Choosing a protection policy? We look at the differences between life insurance, critical illness, income protection and over 50s life insurance.
Do I need life insurance? »
If you're considered a high risk by insurers, arranging life protection and insurance policies can be more expensive - find out more about keeping down the costs.
High risk life protection policies »
Did you know a cleaner lifestyle could lead to a cut in the cost of income protection premiums?
How being healthy affects premiums »
Find the right income protection insurance policy at the right price with the help of our money-saving tips, getting appropriate cover while cutting the cost of your premium.
Both professional and occasional sportspeople need to think about the insurance cover they need for their person, equipment and dependants. Team members should consider insurance for sports clubs and players.
If you're aged 50 and above, read more about some of the life protection and insurance options you may want to consider.
Life protection policies for older people »
Loan protection insurance is a form of income protection that could cover your monthly loan repayments if you're unable to work due to an accident, sickness or unemployment.
Learn what a long-term policy does and doesn't cover and whether you may need to consider it.
Mortgage payment protection insurance (MPPI) is a form of income protection designed to pay an amount equivalent to your monthly mortgage repayments should you be unable to work due to an accident, sickness or unemployment.
Payment Protection Insurance is a form of income protection that covers monthly loan and/or minimum credit card repayments if you're unable to work for a limited period of time due to an accident, sickness or unemployment.
Learn what short-term policies do and don't cover and whether you may need protection for accident, sickness and/or unemployment.
Unemployment insurance - also known as redundancy insurance - is a form of income protection that provides cover should you find yourself out of work, offering payouts for a predetermined period.
Critical illness cover is often confused with income protection, but there are important differences to be aware of.
Critical illness cover »
Family Income Benefit may be an option worth considering when looking for better-known life insurance and protection options.
Family Income Benefit »
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Terminal illness cover is included on many life insurance policies. It's important to know how it works as it may not offer all the cover you expect...
Terminal illness cover »