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Your clients don’t need to claim to get the support they need. All our plans come with the added benefit of RedArc to provide emotional and practical support.

Watch our short film to see how RedArc supported Lindsay and her family at a very difficult time.

You can then click ‘share’ on YouTube to share Lindsay’s story with your clients.

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Our client case studies on claims and using our added value services highlight how your clients can benefit not just financially, but through getting the practical and emotional support they need during difficult times.

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Claim statistics

Find out more about our 2020 claims statistics.

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Claims support

Our Claims Team are here to help. Find out more about the support available to your clients when they need to make a claim.

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How to make a claim

If you need to start a claim on behalf of your client, find out what you need to do.

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Claims and the impact of covid

Read Scott Cadger’s latest article detailing the effects Covid has had on claims, and highlighting the ongoing value that Protection brings.

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Seeing life behind the numbers

Our claims statistics tell one side of the story – but it’s important clients grasp the benefit of
financial protection in their own terms too. These case studies can help your clients see
the genuine difference that protection makes to the individual lives behind our claims statistics.

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    Lewis was 45, and the only income earner in his family, when he was diagnosed with bowel cancer, turning his world upside down.

    “I was assigned a dedicated cancer nurse specialist. She was brilliant – she made everything plain sailing and supported me throughout.”

    Read  Lewis' story (PDF 122KB) 

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    Thomas was only 29 when he was diagnosed with testicular cancer.

    Read how having Critical Illness Cover in place has helped him to be financially secure.

    “The support I received from Scottish Widows allowed me to find a positive from a very negative experience.”

    Read Thomas' story (PDF 87KB)

  • Picture of Kirsten

    Kirsten, aged 27, had just become a first-time mum when she was diagnosed with MS.

    Read about how our protection will help support her family in the years ahead.

    "I can’t describe how much easier Scottish Widows has made a very difficult time in our lives.”

    Read Kirsten's story (PDF 518KB)

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    Linda was 54 years old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

    Read about the difference our financial protection made to her.

    "The support that I got, not having to worry about how we’d cope financially – it’s been worth every penny."

    Read Linda's story (PDF 84KB)

How we can help

Better protection conversations

Scenarios, hints and tips to help introduce protection to your clients.

Client conversations

Scottish Widows Care

Financial payout isn't always enough, that's why we provide emotional and practical support to all protection clients.

Practical Support

Protection tools

Our useful tools and calculators can save you time and help you with your client conversations.

Useful tools