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 …

Six million UK mums at financial risk

Six million UK mums at financial risk

When we think about how much life insurance our families need most of us just consider what would happen if the worst should happen to the man of the house. But it is important to realise that mothers are just as financially vulnerable and life cover is just as important for them.

Have you been left exposed to critical illness?

In the dark days of financial austerity many workers found their employee benefits being eroded as employers struggled to maintain profitability. One of the most common ones to fall by the wayside was critical illness insurance, designed to preserve your income if you are forced to give up work through accident or serious illness.