Who are we and what do we do?

Unum is a leading employee benefits provider offering financial protection through the workplace including Income Protection, Life insurance, Critical Illness, and Dental cover.

Our Income Protection customers have access to medical and vocational rehabilitation expertise designed to help people stay in work and return to work following illness and injury. Unum LifeWorks, our Employee Assistance Programme, provides help and advice on a range of work/life issues.

Our Critical Illness customers can also access our Cancer Support Service, providing personalised support for employees with a cancer diagnosis.

We are committed to workplace wellbeing for both employees and employers, and have a wide range of tools designed to help businesses create or enhance their employee wellbeing strategy.

Our financial strength and claims payments

At the end of 2016, Unum protected over 1.4 million people in the UK and paid claims of £293 million - representing in excess of £5.5 million a week in benefits to our customers - providing security and peace of mind to individuals and their families. Unum Dental paid claims of over £11 million, ensuring more than 160,000 people had healthy teeth and gums.

Unum Ltd has a financial strength rating of A- (Strong) from Standard & Poor's with a stable outlook.

Where we’re based

We have offices throughout the UK. Our Head Office is based in Dorking, Surrey and our other main office is in Basingstoke. We also have regional sales offices throughout the UK, including Birmingham, Glasgow and London.

Come and visit us

We love to meet prospective or existing customers. We’ll show you and your adviser around our Dorking offices where you can meet the people who deal with your scheme, and talk to different areas of our business - like rehab and claims - to see how they can help you. Contact your adviser to arrange a tour.