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Life insurance

It’s important to financially protect yourself and those closest to you. And with the right cover in place, you and your loved ones won’t have to worry about money when it's the last thing on your minds. 

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  • Immediately insured on acceptance

  • Fair health and lifestyle assessment

  • We paid 99.8% of our death claims in 2014

  • Cover offered to people living in the UK for at least the past six months
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Why choose Zurich for life insurance?

Shape your life insurance to suit you

You can add many extras to your plan including:

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Critical illness cover

Pays out a cash sum if you get one of the many critical illnesses covered by the plan - illnesses such as cancer, heart attack or stroke.

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Total permanent disability option

If you add critical illness cover, you have the option to include total permanent disability cover. This pays out a cash sum if, due to the loss of physical or mental ability through an illness or injury before age 60, you are unable to do your own occupation ever again.

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Protection for your payments

Waiver of payment benefit means we make your payments to the plan for you if you are incapacitated and can't perform your own occupation because of illness or injury.

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Need advice before you apply?

If you choose to apply for a plan without the help of an adviser, we will provide information about the plan but we cannot give you advice about its suitability. You must decide whether it is adequate and suitable for you.

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We can't give you advice but we can help you find a financial adviser and give you some hints on how to prepare for your first visit:


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