Keyperson Insurance2018-06-25T09:39:25+00:00

KEYPERSON INSURANCE

What is key person protection?
 
Key person insurance helps safeguard a business against the financial effects of the death or critical illness of a key member of staff. It’s designed to provide a financial buffer in the event of a person who is key to your company’s operation and success becoming permanently or temporarily unable to make their normal contribution to the business. Proceeds would generally be used to replace the lost profits to the business or perhaps hire a replacement. Most businesses will be able to identify a few key people who, if they were suddenly removed from employment, would cause a financial shock and cash flow issue.

Who is a key person?

  • The business owner who has longstanding and close relationships with important clients
  • A salesperson whose income is relied upon by the company
  • An employee with a niche skill set that would be difficult to replace quickly
  • The head of a project whose presence is vital to prevent costly delays

Key persons are any individuals whose knowledge, relationships, skills or leadership make an important contribution to a business’s continuing success. This can be equally as important to small businesses as larger entities.
 
Determining the level of cover
 
Quantifying the level of cover required to mitigate the risk of the loss of a key person can be difficult, and this is an area that we can support and give advice in. It can reflect the estimated loss of income to the business, for example the loss of profit that would have been made by a key salesperson. It can also include issues such as the cost of finding, hiring and training someone to the same level as that of the lost employee.

To know more about protection then simply gives us a ring on 01270 620555, or email us at advice@watts-ifa.com and one of our team of Protection Specialists will give you a call straight back.
 

 

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PROTECTION

With advances in medical care more and more people are now surviving illnesses once thought to be fatal.

Protection insurance is designed to help when the things we hope will never happen to us, do!

Protecting your future is important and Income Protection can protect your income and make sure that money is there when you need it most.

This cover can give you the peace of mind of knowing that in the event of redundancy or illness your mortgage payments will be made.

Your home is probably the largest single financial commitment you will make in your lifetime, so protecting it is so important.

You insure your car, your home, and your valuables – isn’t your health the most important asset of your life?

Relevant life insurance is a tax efficient way of a company providing life insurance for its employees, including directors of limited companies.

Directors’ shareholder protection is insurance that is specifically designed to ensure that should one the shareholding directors die or be diagnosed with a terminal illness the remaining shareholders will have access to sufficient capital to buy the deceased’s shares from his/her estate.

Key person insurance helps safeguard a business against the financial effects of the death or critical illness of a key member of staff

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