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Burke Ford aims to fill health insurance gap in teachers&#39 pension scheme

Burke Ford Healthcare is launching an income protection plan that has been developed exclusively for employees in further and higher education.


The Universities and Colleges Personal Income Protection Scheme aims to fill the gaps created by changes made last year to the teachers&#39 pension scheme.


The changes to the scheme mean only those considered &#34permanently incapacitated to teach&#34 are eligible to receive benefits.


Managing director Neil Redman says: &#34This plan provides income continuation for those individuals who suffer from long term illness but are unable to return to work or claim ill health retirement.&#34

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