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 …

How much life insurance you need?

How much life insurance you need?

Have you any idea how much life insurance you need? A frightening number of Brits don’t have any life insurance at all and many that do have no real idea if it would be enough to cover their needs if the worst came to the worst.

Could a selfie affect your life insurance?

Could a selfie affect your life insurance?

One day soon your selfie might be telling people much more than whether or not you’re having a bad hair day. New technology is being used to scientifically examine selfies to evaluate whether you are a good candidate for life insurance.