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At Unum we’re proud of our long-established heritage and to have grown over the decades to become one of the UK’s leading employee benefit providers. Here’s just a snapshot of our key milestones over that time.
National Employers Liability Assurance (NEL) moves its head office to the historic Milton Court in Dorking, where we are still based today.
N.E.L. Permanent Health Insurances Limited (NELPHI) is incorporated as a subsidiary company to NEL.
Unum Corporation (US) purchases NEL and becomes the parent company of NELPHI.
NELPHI changes its name to Unum Limited.
Unum Corporation merges with Provident Companies to become UnumProvident.
UnumProvident Corporation changes its name to Unum Group, with three primary divisions: Unum US, Unum UK and Colonial Life.
Unum UK begins our long-term partnership with Maggie’s cancer charity to raise awareness of — and support — people with cancer.
Unum acquires National Dental Plan and introduces Unum Dental, our first non-Group Risk employee benefit offering.
Unum acquires Poland-based employee benefits provider Pramerica Życie, expanding our European footprint.
Unum launches Benni, enabling employers to provide staff with access to a range of voluntary benefits alongside existing employer paid options.
Unum sees extraordinary take up on launch of Help@hand, which offers fast, direct access to health and wellbeing support via a dedicated app.
Unum Group announce leadership transition for UK and Poland with Mark Till confirmed as Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer.
Unum enhances our Group Life offering with Cancer Assist. Backed by cancer experts Reframe, it gives in-the-moment support to employees with cancer.
Unum signs a deal with global healthcare services provider Cigna to purchase the renewal rights for Cigna’s UK dental customers.
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