The true value of critical illness cover.
It’s about time.

If you can’t work because you're critically ill, you could soon find yourself struggling financially at a time when money should be the last thing on your mind.

It’s a situation that’s all too common.
But as 3 plan owners explain, critical illness cover can buy you valuable time when you need it most.

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Why Bright Grey ticks all the right boxes

  • Cover to suit any situation
  • Gives you more than just a cheque
  • We put our customers first
  • Literature that’s jargon free
  • Part of the UK’s largest mutual life and pensions company

Choosing the right cover for you

To help you think through what cover's right for you,
choose the icon that best fits your current situation.

All our covers

Find out about all our covers

The Bright Grey personal protection menu offers a choice of covers...

Life Cover

gives your family a guaranteed cash lump sum or an income if you die or are diagnosed with a terminal illness.

Critical Illness Cover

pays out a cash lump sum or a regular monthly income if you're diagnosed with any one of a list of our critical illnesses.

Life or
Critical Illness Cover

gives you or your family a lump sum or regular monthly income if you die, are diagnosed with a terminal illness...

Income Cover for Sickness

will give you an income if you can’t work because of illness or injury...

Payment Cover for Sickness

means that we'll make the payments on your Bright Grey protection plan if you're too ill to work...

Finding the money for protection

Think you can’t afford it?
Finding the cash
could be easier
than you think.

Inspirational stories

Discover the value of
critical illness cover.

3 customers explain how
critical illness cover
bought them valuable time
when they needed it most.

Our plans in action

Howard's story

It was the physiotherapy support from Helping Hand that really made the difference. 

Andrea's story

We’ve told so many people about
Bright Grey. They really made a difference. 

Laura's story

Helping Hand gave me access to a bereavement counsellor in a matter of days. 

Karen's story

Although my diagnosis wasn't for a critical illness, I could still use the Helping Hand service to get better.