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Absence Protection is a market leading provider of staff absence insurance to the education sector.

We are the only staff absence insurance company to offer policies from an 'AA-' rated insurer.*

We offer specialist staff absence insurance cover specifically designed for the education sector from the best rated provider available.

Our insurance policies allow you to choose your waiting days, your maternity benefit, your daily benefit and your excess day period.

We have the widest choice of options available.

We cover a wider range of staff absences than any other insurance provider in the market. Some of the things we insure you against include accidents, sickness, stress, stranded staff, suspension, bereavement, death in service, adoption, paternity, jury service, union duties, blood / organ donation, attending court as a witness, LEA training days, pre-existing conditions, medical benefits and dental cover.

We also offer maternity as a daily benefit.

In addition, we have an in-house claims team on hand to deal with your claims quickly and courteously. As a result we have one the fastest claims settlement times in the industry, something we are very proud of.

So for ultimate peace of mind and protection for your school take out a policy with us today.

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Our policies include:

  • Accident cover
  • Sickness cover
  • Stress cover
  • Maternity benefit up to £10,000
  • The only provider to offer maternity as a daily benefit
  • Cover for pre-existing conditions
  • Wellbeing at work counselling
  • 24 hour free confidential counselling line
  • Private medical cover
  • Adoption cover
  • Paternity cover
  • Jury service cover
  • Bereavement cover
  • Personal accident cover
  • Blood / organ donation cover
  • Emergency dental cover
  • Stranded staff cover
  • Suspension cover
  • Death in service cover
  • Cover for union duties
  • Cover for LEA training days
  • No proof of supply
  • Excess period of 0-30 days
  • Any daily benefit up to £300
  • Dedicated client manager
  • In house claims service
  • Online claims reporting and tracking
  • Dedicated claims manager
  • Option to pay by instalments
  • Cover for all types of staff
  • Online quotes in less than two minutes
  • No claims history required
  • NASBM recommended
  • Preferential access to full HR and legal service through our partners Brown Jacobson
  • Option to customise your policy
  • Cluster discounts
  • At least one visit per year from your dedicated client manager
We have the most comprehensive staff absence insurance policy available.


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Absence Protection Limited

2 Regent Street



WA16 6GR

Telephone: 0800 862 0077

Fax: 01565 621169


Claims Telephone: 01565 760025

Claims Email:

Absence Protection is a trading name of Absence Protection Limited registered in England number 04136959 which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and registered under the Data Protection Act. Our FCA registration No. is 499793

*Munich Re and Great Lakes both have a credit rating "AA-" by the rating agency Standard and Poor's.

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