Rachael Griffin

We need policymaking that cares about the carers

Social care is a big headache for the government and it’s not one that is going to fade anytime soon. Over the past few years, there have been numerous false starts to creating a sustainable and approachable social care policy.

Meanwhile, the social care system is being propped up by the public. Estimates show that unpaid carers save the UK an astonishing £132 billion a year. A figure that will most certainly increase as our society ages.

Why a will can keep your family safe

The importance of will and trust planning in complex families is something that I feel passionate about. After experiencing first-hand the turmoil that can follow when a parent dies without a will, I want to highlight how a few simple steps can make a big difference.