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...
Jack Wild gives his take on the protection market as a 'new modern adviser.'
Medicash has provided financial support to The Hive Zone to enable the youth group to offer free membership and free meals across the school holidays.
Zurich, in collaboration with the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford, has published the UK recommendations from its report, 'Embracing the income protection gaps challenge: options and solutions'.
The UK market for private medical cover flatlined in 2016 with 4.02 million policies covering 6.89 million lives in 2016, some 10.5% of the population, LaingBuisson has published.