Applies to an insurance claim and is simply the first part of any claim that must be covered by yourself. This can range from £50 to £1000 or higher. Increasing your excess can significantly reduce your premium. On the other hand, a waiver can sometimes be paid to eliminate any excess at all. Always check the excess in your policy.
Accident, Sickness and Unemployment insurance
Accident, Sickness and Unemployment insurance Income protection incorporating cover for loss of earnings arising from accident, sickness or unemployment. Usually paid out in the form of a monthly tax-free income to cover a portion of lost earnings and restricted to two years from the date of the first payment.