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Category Archives: Essential Insurance

Don’t Ever Ask ‘Doctor Google’!

The current trend for online self-diagnosing proves bad for our health, as more and more people are misinformed. If you’re feeling under the weather, what’s the first thing you do? Have a hot lemon? Hunt out the Paracetamol? Contact your local GP? Or consult Dr. Google? Increasing numbers are turning... Read More button-arrowbutton-arrow

Want To Live A Longer, Healthier Life? Be Happy!

Happiness is your body’s way of saying ‘Well done, keep going.’ It’s a common assumption that smiling happy people generally outlive their grumpy counterparts, Essential we are taking a look at the science behind it. Have a read below and see if you can turn that frown upside down, you... Read More button-arrowbutton-arrow

Rik Mayall, The ‘Inheritance Tax Trap’ and How To Avoid It

Careful planning can give the protection you need. Last year, when one of Britain’s best-loved comedians Rik Mayall sadly passed away, he was not protected by any type of life insurance. With no will either, his family and their finances were left vulnerable to inheritance tax (IHT). When a person... Read More button-arrowbutton-arrow

Case Study: Where Death-in-Service Isn’t Sufficient

Last week, we discussed  the shortfalls of life insurance provided by employers, today we’re taking a look at a case study – one that demonstrates the disastrous consequences that can arise from not having enough life protection. Many people assume adequate cover will be offered through their employment, however this is... Read More button-arrowbutton-arrow

Employer Cover vs. Life Insurance Benefits

How much cover does death-in-service really provide? Is it sufficient? Some employers in the UK offer a type of cover akin to life insurance, known as death-in-service benefit. While there are some similarities, it’s important to know the difference between the two – here we will explain the key points... Read More button-arrowbutton-arrow

Welcome to Essential Insurance!

Welcome to our blog! Here at Essential Insurance we specialise in helping you get the best deal on life insurance. Essential Insurance provides cover for your family and loved ones in the event of your death. We compare policies from over 30 leading providers and will be there every step... Read More button-arrowbutton-arrow