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Welcome to Ireland’s newest health Insurer, Irish Life Health. Bringing fresh options and innovation to the health insurance market.
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Irish Life the largest life and pensions group and fund manager in Ireland, employing 2,000 people and servicing one million customers.
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Managing assets in excess 39bn, ILIM manages money on behalf of multinational corporations, charities and domestics.

Christmas closing arrangements 2017

The Irish Life offices will close for the Christmas period from lunchtime on Friday, 22 December 2017 and will re-open on Tuesday, 2 January 2018.

Depending on the method you use for paying regular contributions this will mean the following:

Payments into Defined Contribution (DC) arrangements 

Customers paying by Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

 To make sure we can process and invest all payments on time, all payments must be in our account by Monday,18 December 2017.

If we receive any payments on 20 and 21 December, we will invest them in the New Year when we re-open using the original date of receipt. 

Please send us your scheme contribution data with all payments to guarantee investment, as we can't invest your companies contributions until we have all the contribution information for your scheme. 

If we receive any payments between 22 December and 31 December, we will invest them using the unit prices for 31 December 2017. We will process these payments when we re-open in the New Year.

Customers paying by Variable Direct Debit

To make sure we can process and collect direct debit requests, please send us your direct debit instructions by Monday, 18 December. If we receive any requests after the 18 December, we may not process them until we re-open in the New Year using the original date of receipt.

Please send us your scheme contribution data with all direct debit instructions to guarantee investment, as we cannot invest your companies contributions until we have all the contribution information for your scheme. 

If we receive any direct debit instructions between the 22 December and 31 December, we will process and invest using the unit prices declared for 31 December 2017. It will not be collected from your nominated account until we return in the New Year.

Customers paying by Automatic Direct Debit

We collect contributions monthly in arrears. On 20 December 2017 we will send an instruction to your nominated bank account to pay these amounts. This will take a number of days to clear from your nominated bank account. 

Benefit Payments from DC

Defined Contribution Claims

To make sure that we can complete and process benefit claims for you by 21 December 2017 we need to receive all the necessary documentation in Corporate Business by Friday ,15 December 2017 at the latest.

Irish Life's payroll department is now closed for 2017 payments so no further taxable payments can be made until 2018. 
Fund Switch

Fund switch requests which we receive on or between Friday 22 December and 31 December 2017 will be processed when we re-open in January 2018 using a unit price date of 31 December 2017.

Fund switch requests which we receive on 1 January 2018 will be processed when we re-open using a unit price date of 2 January 2018.

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