Seven in 10 carers do not have life insurance - Scottish Widows

Equates to seven million people

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"More than seven in 10 carers do not have protection cover in place to provide a financial safety net to continue that care" - Scottish Widows' Gary Burchett
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"More than seven in 10 carers do not have protection cover in place to provide a financial safety net to continue that care" - Scottish Widows' Gary Burchett

Carers - non-professional people looking after family or others who are sick, elderly or disabled - are not prepared financially for issues that could arise if they fell ill or passed away, research from Scottish Widows has revealed.

The survey of 5,022 UK adults found that fewer than three in 10 of those who look after family or community members have life insurance (28%), which equates to an estimatation of seven million peop...

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