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Why choose Unum
Get to know us

What do we do?

We’re one of the UK’s leading employee benefits providers. We listen to our customers to create the benefits and wellbeing support that matters most to employers, employees, and their families.

Why do we do it?

Because people really matter. We care about protecting them and ensuring employers can give employees the reassurance of that protection.

How do we do it?

We’re not only ready to protect people financially, we’re committed to supporting physical and mental health and wellbeing – helping to provide peace of mind for employees and employers.

Our services
For Employers and Employees

Help@hand app on mobile device

Help@hand – the health and wellbeing app from Unum

Providing insured employees with quick access to five key health and wellbeing services through one easy-to-use app – available at no cost to insured employees of Unum Group Income Protection, Life Insurance and Critical Illness policyholders.

Already registered? Use our Help@hand rollout toolkit to help plan your employee messaging for the best possible engagement.

*Available to insured employees of Unum Group Income Protection, Life Insurance and Critical Illness policyholders at no cost. Full details and eligibility at

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Wellbeing hub

Visit our wellbeing hub for our wide range of tools, support, and hints and tips. Whether it’s our Wellbeing Calendar, our Mental Health Pathway, or our online workshops, we can help with health and wellbeing – in and out of the workplace.

Our achievements

Our commitment to our customers and our communities is reflected by the recognition we’ve received for our work

  • Stonewall – Diversity Champion, 2021

  • Charities Aid Foundation – GOLD Payroll Giving Quality Mark 2021

  • Ethisphere – World's Most Ethical Companies (Unum Group), 2021

  • WSB – Group Risk Provider of the Year, 2021

  • WSB – Benefits Innovation of the Year, 2021

  • COVER – Outstanding Mental Health & Wellbeing Support, 2021

News and articles
Check out our latest news, articles and support tools

The complete guide to supporting mental health, wellbeing and absence

Helping people with COVID-19 return to work: Our rehabilitation story so far

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Remote GP services highly valued by staff despite lockdown lifting

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