With one in five parents taking over 12 months unpaid leave to care for their child during cancer treatment, Aviva's Mark Cracknell believes advisers can help families understand the impact that childhood sickness may have on family finances.
Most parents have had those days when they can't go into work as their child has woken up with a 40 degree fever, or they get a call from nursery 30 minutes into an important conference call to come and collect their child and not return them for 48 hours, following a sickness ‘episode'. Well what if a child's sickness meant that a parent had to take 12 months off work, unpaid, to care for them? Could they survive financially and could they afford all the extra costs associated with serious...
Some 85% of employees are more likely to work for employers offering clearly labelled benefits, research from Canada Life has found.
Wellbeing expert David Price discusses a range of practical ways employers can set about looking after the mental health of their staff during the seasonal period
The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) will maintain its current funding model for the next financial year despite recognising it is unsustainable in its current form.
The FCA has confirmed that, while businesses will have to identify certified staff from day one under the Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SM&CR), they will have a year to complete fitness and propriety assessments.