Uk Term Life Assurance - Lump Sum
This is the simplest and cheapest type of uk term life assurance, and is known as term assurance because you choose how what term ie; how long you're covered for, say, 10, 15, or 20 years (the term).
Term life assureance only pays out if you die within the term you've agreed. If you live longer than the term, you get nothing. As a couple, you can also take out Family Life Insurance term cover in both your names, with the policy paying out if either of you die during the term.
Also consider how large the tem life cover you need if this is not covering say just a debt like a mortgage or loan. Common practise is 10 x salary.
Things to look out for if requesting in 2018 this type of uk term life assurance...What type of new Family life cover policy do you want? For example
Increasing policy (where cover and premium rise over the years)
Renewable policies (which let you extend the original term).
Guaranteed (where life insurance premiums stay the same throughout the term)
Reviewable premiums (where life cover premiums may go up every year or 5 years gone up at a review)
Waiver of Premium (where the Insurer waives/protects & covers your premiums after a deferred period of 4/8/13/26 weeks due to sickness or accident)
Uk Term Life Assurance - Income Benefit
This uk term life assurance policy pays out income to your Family rather than a lump sum & maybe suitable for those who require income for their family on death. This Family Life Insurance or Family Income Benefit plan may be increasing to help offset inflation.