Scottish Widows joins forces with Macmillan on cancer support

For life insurance customers

John Brazier
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Scottish Widows joins forces with Macmillan on cancer support

Scottish Widows has announced a new partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support to help customers who are living with cancer.

Life insurance policyholders, alongside pensions and investments customers, will be provided with access to emotional, practical and financial support and guidance through a referral to Macmillan's support line. Scottish Widows and Macmillan have also collaborated on accelerating the claims process for critical illness policyholders, resulting in reducing the time taken to process a claim from over 60 to approximately 17 days, according to the insurer. Research from Macmillan shows that...

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