In 2016, a massive 41% of businesses reported an increase in mental health problems such as anxiety and depression2.This supports our own claims experience which shows that mental health accounted for 17% of all our Group Income Protection claims in 20173, second only to cancer. Take a look at our mental health hub to see what you can do to help safeguard your employees’ mental wellbeing.
2 CIPD ‘Absence Management Report’ 2016
3 Unum’s Annual Group Income Protection Claims Statement. 2017
Over half of employers (54%) have no wellbeing strategy in place4. But where do they start when it comes to such a broad subject? From creating or reviewing your wellbeing strategy to interactive workshops that help you support your employees’ wellbeing, our workplace wellbeing hub has resources to help.
4 Reba ‘Employee Wellbeing Research’ 2017
Helping you give your employees and their family peace of mind. Group Life Insurance pays your employee’s loved ones a tax-free lump sum in the event of an employee's untimely death.
Services: EAP (inc. face-to-face counselling for bereavement, and practical help & legal help support for employers), Master Trust, Mental Health Pathway & online training workshops
Helping you manage sickness absence and the associated costs. Group Income Protection pays a percentage of an employee’s salary if they’re long-term ill or injured and can’t work. Payments begin after they’ve been off work for a defined period of time.
Services: EAP (inc. face-to-face counselling and legal support for employers), rehabilitation support and helpline, Mental Health Pathway & online training workshops.
Helping you support your employee through a life-changing illness. Group Critical Illness provides your employee with a lump sum after they survive a covered critical illness for 14 days.
Services: Cancer support service provided by Harley Street Concierge, EAP including legal support for employers, Mental Health Pathway & online training workshops.
Designed to complement your existing sick pay scheme, Sick Pay Insurance pays a percentage of your employee’s salary if they’re short-term ill or injured and can’t work. Payments begin after they’ve been off work for a defined period of time.
Services: EAP inc. face-to-face counselling and legal support for employers, rehabilitation support and helpline, Mental Health Pathway & online training workshops .
Helping make dental treatment more affordable to your employees, Unum Dental offers a wide range of flexible products to suit all businesses and budgets, so your employees can access quality dental and oral care.
Helping to ensure your employees get regular eye tests, Unum Optical works in conjunction with corporate eye care vouchers and the NHS and includes reimbursement towards employees' glasses and contact lenses..
For all the information you need to make a claim, including claim forms, click on the relevant product below. If you’re not sure which product you have, or you’d rather speak to someone to make your claim, please call our claims team on 01306 873 243.
Call 01306 873 243
You can log in to our online portal at any time to submit a claim and keep up to date on your benefit limits throughout the policy year. Please include proof of payment for your treatment when submitting a claim. Unfortunately we’re unable to process your claim without it.
Or, if you’ve got a question about an existing claim or recent settlement, please give us a call or send us an email.
Call 020 7265 7111
Unum’s commitment to its customers, its employees and its communities
is reflected by the recognition we receive for our work.
Proud Employer, Stonewall, 2017
Gold Payroll Giving Quality Mark, Charities Aid Foundation, 2013-2015
Cover excellence Awards, 2016