The amount of income you are allowed to claim will not replace the exact amount of money you were earning before you had to stop work. You can expect to receive about a half to two-thirds of your earnings before tax from your normal job. This is because some money will be taken off for the state benefits you can claim, and also the income you get from the policy is tax free.
You can’t claim income protection payments straightaway if you fall ill or become disabled. You usually have to wait a minimum of four weeks (deferred period), but payments can start up to two years after you stop work. This is because you may not need the money straightaway as you may get sick pay from your employer or you may be able to claim statutory sick pay for up to 28 weeks after you stop work.
Not many employers support their staff for more than a year if they’re off sick from work. Given the low level of state benefits available, everyone of working age should consider income protection.
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Registered in England and Wales Company No. 08958626, Registered Address: Unit 32 Llys Edmund Prys, St. Asaph, Denbighshire, LL17 0JAAuthorised and Regulated by The Financial Conduct Authority. FFP Solutions Ltd is a credit broker and not a lender and is entered on the FCA register under reference 624257You can find FFP Solutions on the Data protection public register under reference: ZA056605
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