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Bupa increases CI cover limit

Bupa Individual Protection is increasing the amount cover available across its range of critical illness products.

Individual customers are now eligible for up to £2m of level cover while business protection clients up to £3m.

Bupa Individual Protection head of product development and marketing Steve Casey says: “These increases confirm our continued commitment to providing the most comprehensive critical illness cover possible.

“It is more important than ever for individuals and businesses to safeguard against unforeseen circumstances. Our increased levels of cover will enable our intermediary partners to offer even greater protection to clients.”


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