What is key person cover?
Key person cover is a short term insurance policy that is taken out by a business on the life of a key employee. It is also possible for the policy to pay out in the event of the key person being diagnosed with a specified critical illness such as cancer or heart attack; should the key person die or suffer from a critical illness the policy would pay out a lump sum to the business.
Do you need it?
If you are a top producer or someone who holds a lot of the goodwill in a business you should consider taking out key person cover.
Proceeds coming from a key person cover payout are typically tax free and can be used to replace lost trading profits, find a suitable replacement and train them up.
You might also want to read about Shareholder Protection, a type of protection closely related to Key Person Cover.
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