You might consider getting short-term income protection insurance. This type of policy will pay out a monthly sum, for a set period of time, if you lose your source of income due to illness, injury or redundancy.
You might consider critical illness cover, which will cover you in case you get a specific type of life changing condition.
Payment protection insurance will support you if illness or redundancy means you can’t meet regular payments of your debts.
Payment Protection Insurance is optional. There are other providers of Payment Protection Insurance and other products designed to protect you against loss of income.