Common Key Person Insurance questions.

Common Key Person Insurance questions.

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Please contact us with your Key Man Insurance query

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Why is Keyman Insurance important? 

Why is Keyman Insurance important? 

Keyman Insurance is critical for the financial stability of a business, should the key person fall ill or die.

Keyman Insurance is critical for the financial stability of a business, should the key person fall ill or die.

In the event of a claim, how would the insurance claim be paid?

In the event of a claim, how would the insurance claim be paid?

A lump sum will be paid out and is designed to support the business financially, until a replacement for the key person is appointed. 

A lump sum will be paid out and is designed to support the business financially, until a replacement for the key person is appointed. 

Can we receive this as an income instead of a lump sum?

Can we receive this as an income instead of a lump sum?

It is possible for a business to claim monthly payments, rather than a lump sum. This is through a Keyman Income Protection policy.

It is possible for a business to claim monthly payments, rather than a lump sum. This is through a Keyman Income Protection policy.

How long does it take to set up a Key Man policy?

How long does it take to set up a Key Man policy?

Where the Key Man is below a certain age, in good health and is applying for a sum assured below a specified level, a policy could be applied for online. Cover could also start as soon as terms are accepted by the applicant. 

Where the Key Man is below a certain age, in good health and is applying for a sum assured below a specified level, a policy could be applied for online. Cover could also start as soon as terms are accepted by the applicant. 

What about cases where instant cover is not available?

What about cases where instant cover is not available?

A medical or GP report may be needed. Medicals normally are back within a week or two. GP reports normally take longer. 

A medical or GP report may be needed. Medicals normally are back within a week or two. GP reports normally take longer. 

Chairman or CEO

Chairman or CEO

Managing Director or Partner

Managing Director or Partner

IT Specialist

IT Specialist

 Sales Person

 Sales Person

The Key Person Process

The Key Person Process

Working with HB Partners

Working with HB Partners

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An informal introductory conversation

An informal introductory conversation

Your protection experts will work with you to  understand your business risks. We will then discuss with you who your key people are and the level of cover you need. 

Your protection experts will work with you to  understand your business risks. We will then discuss with you who your key people are and the level of cover you need. 

We will search the market for the ideal Key Person policy to suit your circumstances, whether it be Life Cover only, Life and Critical Illness or Income Protection.

We will search the market for the ideal Key Person policy to suit your circumstances, whether it be Life Cover only, Life and Critical Illness or Income Protection.

Our Expert Recommendation

Our Expert Recommendation

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Discover the right Key Person cover for you

Discover the right Key Person cover for you

Our experts will calculate the amount of cover required, then compare the relevant providers that meet your needs. We will then discuss with you the options we recommend.

Our experts will calculate the amount of cover required, then compare the relevant providers that meet your needs. We will then discuss with you the options we recommend.

With your agreement, we will then proceed with an application. We will manage all paperwork and update you at every stage of the process, until completion.

With your agreement, we will then proceed with an application. We will manage all paperwork and update you at every stage of the process, until completion.

Full Application

Full Application

Key Person Insurance helps businesses to protect themselves against the financial loss that they could suffer from as a result of the death or critical illness of a key person within the company. A key person is typically:

Key Person Insurance helps businesses to protect themselves against the financial loss that they could suffer from as a result of the death or critical illness of a key person within the company. A key person is typically:

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Meet the Team

Meet the Team

WHAT IS THE COST OF KEYMAN INSURANCE

WHAT IS THE COST OF KEYMAN INSURANCE

The cost of Keyman Insurance will depend upon the age, health and lifestyle of the key person. The term and amount of cover will also impact on cost.

The cost of Keyman Insurance will depend upon the age, health and lifestyle of the key person. The term and amount of cover will also impact on cost.

WHO OWNS THE POLICY?

WHO OWNS THE POLICY?

A Key Person Policy is owned by the business covering the key person. The company is also the beneficiary of any claim on the employee. 

A Key Person Policy is owned by the business covering the key person. The company is also the beneficiary of any claim on the employee. 

IS KEY MAN INSURANCE TAX DEDUCTIBLE?

IS KEY MAN INSURANCE TAX DEDUCTIBLE?

Keyman Insurance is tax-deductible in most cases, provided that the key person does not have a significant holding in the business. 

Keyman Insurance is tax-deductible in most cases, provided that the key person does not have a significant holding in the business. 

IS A MEDICAL REQUIRED?

IS A MEDICAL REQUIRED?

A medical may be required, depending upon the age and health of the key person, along with the amount of cover. A medical will normally be required for a policy with a sum assured over £500,000. 

A medical may be required, depending upon the age and health of the key person, along with the amount of cover. A medical will normally be required for a policy with a sum assured over £500,000. 

We work with the UK's leading insurance providers, helping you to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your business.

We work with the UK's leading insurance providers, helping you to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your business.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

We are always ready to help. Please call

We are always ready to help. Please call

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If you have a specific question, click the button below, and we will do our best to answer this for you.

Why use us?

Why use us?

We don’t sell. We listen objectively and identify financial risks which allow us to put in place the best insurance policy available.

We don’t sell. We listen objectively and identify financial risks which allow us to put in place the best insurance policy available.

We have over 25 years' experience in the mortgage industry, offering a wealth of knowledge and the highest standards of professionalism. 

We have over 25 years' experience in the mortgage industry, offering a wealth of knowledge and the highest standards of professionalism. 

We have access to technical insurance portals to analyse the best providers and policies across the whole of the market.

We have access to technical insurance portals to analyse the best providers and policies across the whole of the market.

We provide expert professional advice to homeowners and first time buyers on mortgages, remortgages and buy to lets.

We provide expert professional advice to homeowners and first time buyers on mortgages, remortgages and buy to lets.

Where necessary, we have direct access to senior underwriters in some of the biggest insurance providers in the UK.

Where necessary, we have direct access to senior underwriters in some of the biggest insurance providers in the UK.

We are qualified to advise you on your equity release requirements.

We are qualified to advise you on your equity release requirements.

Related to Keyman Insurance

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What our clients say

What our clients say

Mark Culham 

Adviser & Co-Founder

Mark Culham 

Adviser & Co-Founder

Steve Jascourt

Adviser & Co-Founder

Steve Jascourt

Adviser & Co-Founder

"I get satisfaction about having ‘real’ conversations with people about why having the right cover in place is so important. I also take a lot of comfort from knowing that our clients are covered should the worst happen."

"I get satisfaction about having ‘real’ conversations with people about why having the right cover in place is so important. I also take a lot of comfort from knowing that our clients are covered should the worst happen."

“Arranging mortgages for my clients impacts positively on their lives, and gives me immense job satisfaction. When a client returns for repeat business, or refers family and friends to me, I know that I have done a great job.”

“Arranging mortgages for my clients impacts positively on their lives, and gives me immense job satisfaction. When a client returns for repeat business, or refers family and friends to me, I know that I have done a great job.”

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