Critical illness costs UK economy £15 billion a year

Critical illness costs UK economy £15 billion a year

Problems caused by critical illness are costing the UK economy £15 billion a year according to a Cost of Critical illness report by Legal & General. The insurer says £9.3 billion is related to cancer in all its forms and those returning to work after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis earn an average £8,000 a …

Sudden illness could put 9 out of 10 in financial hardship

Sudden illness could put 9 out of 10 in financial hardship

New research by Scottish Widows has found that sudden illness could push 9 out of 10 Brits into financial hardship. The same survey also found people are more likely to insure their mobile phones than protect their finances against illness. Couldn’t survive financially When questioned 21% of those taking the survey said they knew their …