Richard Walsh discusses the recent changes to Bereavement Benefit and how family income benefit could be a solution.
From April 2017 the Government is changing the rules on bereavement support for new claimants. Existing ones will carry on under the previous regime. Under the old system there were three benefits. These are now combined into one "bereavement support payment". First there was a lump sum of £2,000 provided that you were under pension age and your spouse, or civil partner, had paid NI contributions on earnings equal to 25 times the lower earnings limit in any one year. Although if they died...
A view from Aegon's customer and consumer panel has revealed that four out of five (83%) people who purchased protection policies were unaware that providers publish this information.
Cirencester Friendly has released its 127th Annual Report and Accounts, which reveals 'accelerated' growth during 2016, with income, assets and Membership all increasing.
Fiona Murphy asks Debbie Kennedy, group head of protection strategy at Royal London, ten rapid fire questions on the launch of Diabetes Life Cover.
Royal London has launched its long-awaited life cover for people with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.