Advertorial: Anyone with dependants should consider life insurance


Advertorial: There are more than six million carers, family, friends and neighbours who provide unpaid care to someone who is ill, frail or disabled in the UK. The charity Carers UK puts the annual value to the economy of each carer at £18,473 and the hourly cost of replacement care at £18 (pdf).

But carers themselves often overlook their own value. When looking after an elderly parent or a sick or disabled child, it's understandable if you get caught up in their welfare and put your own affairs