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Income Protection Plan for Central Bank of Ireland Employees

Could you and your family survive without your salary if you fell ill and were unable to work? If your answer is no, then you need Income Protection insurance.

The Income Protection Plan for Central Bank of Ireland Employees protects your salary against the impact of illness or disability, providing you with a replacement income* should you fall ill and become unable to work.

Exclusively available to Central Bank of Ireland employees, the security and benefits of this Income Protection Plan are not available anywhere else.

Key Benefits

  • A replacement income of up to 75% of your salary* if you fall ill and are unable to work
  • Tax relief on the contributions that you pay (find out more)
  • A claims service you can trust (find out more)

Click here for the 6 months' Free Salary Protection offer for NEW entrants joining within 60 days or under age 40!

Why is Income Protection so important?

*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 must exhaust your employer’s sick leave entitlements and the Plan deferred period as denoted in the Plan Summary Booklet.

Join now! Call us on (01) 470 8078.

How much does it cost?

The Income Protection Plan for Central Bank of Ireland Employees is designed to be affordable for every member. It is remarkably good value because it’s negotiated on a special ‘group basis’ exclusively for Central Bank of Ireland Employees and harnesses the purchasing power of the collective.

The contribution rate is currently set at 0.84% of gross salary.

Special Offer - 6 Months' Free Membership*

*To avail of the special offer of 6 months’ free membership to the Plan, you cannot have been a member of the Central Bank of Ireland Income Protection Plan in the past and you must be either:

  1. a NEW ENTRANT to the Plan and joining the Plan within 60 days of starting your employment OR
  2. a NEW ENTRANT to the Plan and under age 40.

Offer available from 1st May 2015 - 30th April 2020. For more information - CLICK HERE.

Tax Relief

You are eligible for tax relief at your highest rate of tax on the contributions that you pay.

This means that the net contribution rate is only 0.50% after tax relief is applied, if you are paying tax at the higher rate.

The Real Question is…

Can you afford not to have this Income Protection insurance in place for you and your family? Membership of the Plan is a small price to pay for the security and peace of mind that this cover provides.

Join now! Call us on (01) 470 8078.

What do I need to know?

Salary Protection is a simple, tax-efficient way to protect your family and livelihood in the event of illness or injury.

Full information about the Income Protection Plan for Central Bank of Ireland Employees  can be accessed via the links below:

Should you have any queries, please call us on (01) 470 8078.

How to make a claim

Step-by-Step Guide

Please click here for a Step-by-Step Guide to making a claim from the Plan.


Cornmarket is not automatically notified of your absence from work through illness. Ideally, we should be informed about approximately 8-9 weeks in advance of your salary reducing to half pay or ceasing altogether. As soon as you become aware that, due to illness or injury, your salary is likely to reduce to half pay or cease altogether, please let us know by:

  • Phone             (01) 408 4018
  • Online             Click here 
  • Post                SPS Claims Department,
                           Cornmarket Group Financial Services Ltd., 
                           Christchurch Square,
                           Dublin 8.

A Claims Service you can Trust

Cornmarket’s in-house, dedicated Salary Protection Claims Team are here if you ever need to make a claim. You can rest assured that it will be dealt with in the efficient, professional and sensitive manner that you deserve.

We’re here to help you.

Call us on (01) 408 4018 or click here to send us an email.

Important: You must remain an employee of Central Bank of Ireland to remain an eligible member of the Income Protection Plan for Central Bank of Ireland Employees. If you leave the employment with the Central Bank of Ireland, you must inform Cornmarket in writing as you can no longer stay in the Plan and you will not be able to claim from it.

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