Income protection

Helps keep your finances healthy if you can't work because of illness or injury

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INTO Salary Protection Scheme

This scheme is designed to provide you with a replacement income of up to 75% of salary* if you’re ill or injured, and can’t work. It helps give financial security and peace of mind, so you can focus on getting better.

6 Months’ FREE Salary Protection*

All eligible members who are under age 40 will get 6 months’ FREE Salary Protection* when they apply to join for the first time before 31st December 2021.

Enjoy the great benefits of Salary Protection, and pay nothing for the first 6 months!

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What you get from salary protection

Up to 75% of your salary*

Salary protection gives you a replacement income of up to 75% of your annual salary* – if you can't work due to illness or injury, and your sick pay has reduced to half pay or ceased altogether.

*Up to 75% less any other income to which you may be entitled e.g. half pay, Ill Health Early Retirement Pension, Temporary Rehabilitation Remuneration, State Illness Benefit. You can claim salary protection when you have used up your employer’s sick leave entitlements and passed the scheme ‘deferred period’. Simply put, that’s the time that must pass before benefit is paid.

Life Cover Benefit

The scheme provides a lump sum of typically twice your annual salary if you die. This can help to pay bills and unexpected costs, at an already difficult time.

Specified Illness Benefit

You will receive a once-off lump sum if you are diagnosed with one of the specified illnesses listed in the policy document.

Tax relief

You're entitled to tax relief on the majority of your scheme membership cost.

We're committed to your claim

Our helpful and friendly team will guide you through the claims process.

Remember, we're not automatically notified if you’re absent from work due to illness or injury. If this happens, it's important to contact us as soon as you think your salary will be affected.

To be eligible to claim from salary protection, you must meet the definition of disablement as defined in the policy document. Other terms, conditions and exclusions apply.

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How much does it cost?

Cornmarket and the INTO work together to secure the best price and benefits for INTO members. When it comes to cost, you can benefit from the group purchasing power of your union. You're entitled to tax relief on the majority of your scheme membership cost.

Disability Benefit
Death Benefit
Specified Illness Benefit
Medical Immunity (allows you to join Cornmarket’s Retired Members’ Life Cover Plan, without medical underwriting)
Total cost
1.43% of salary

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The INTO Salary Protection Scheme Application Form

The INTO Salary Protection Scheme Summary Booklet

Please review the Plan documents above to apply for the Plan, and click here to access our Terms of Business.

Send your completed application form to:

Cornmarket Group Financial Services Ltd.

Group Protection Department

Christchurch Square


Digital Doctor for members

Digital Doctor, a service that offers free consultations with a qualified GP via video call or phone, is available to members of the INTO Salary Protection Scheme. The service includes: - Doctors registered with Medical Council of Ireland - Unlimited appointments - Prescription service - Open referral letters - 24/7 access from anywhere, like home, work or abroad!

Need to make a claim?

Our helpful and friendly team will guide you through the claims process.

Call us on (01) 408 4018

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Terms, conditions and exclusions apply. For full offer terms and conditions, please visit

This scheme is underwritten by Irish Life. Irish Life Assurance plc is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

The Digital Doctor Service is provided by Medical Solutions UK Ltd on behalf of Irish Life Assurance plc. Digital Doctor is not a regulated product. Digital Doctor is subject to review and will remain available to members for as long as Irish Life provides the service.