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Rise in deaths from less common cancers

Posted by MMB Finance Swindon and Gloucester on 10 June 2015

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There was an increase of 2,700 in the number of deaths from less common cancers between 2010 and 2013, a report from Public Health England (PHE) and Cancer 52 has found. The rise means these cancers, which account for 47% of diagnoses of cancer, account for 54% of deaths, up from 52% in 2007. Less common cancers excludes lung, bowel, breast and prostate cancers, and the data combines figures from almost 280 forms of cancer.

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One in ten brokers turn down complex cases

Posted by MMB Finance Swindon and Gloucester on 25 March 2015

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Around one in ten advisors say they will turn down cases which do not fit standard High Street lending criteria. The research found that 10% would simply walk away from a case which cannot be placed on the High Street, despite a wide range of other options including going direct to a specialist advisors like http://.mmb-finance.co.uk.

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Government launches campaign promoting will-making and powers of attorney

Posted by MMB Finance Swindon and Gloucester on 18 March 2015

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The Ministry of Justice has recently launched a public awareness campaign to encourage people to plan for their and their families' futures by ensuring they have wills and lasting powers of attorney (LPAs) in place.

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Almost a fifth of UK workers are ‘clinically obese'

Posted by MMB Finance Swindon and Gloucester on 10 March 2015

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The Health Insurance Group has found that of 50,000 health MOTs in the workplace last year 17% of the UK workforce had a BMI greater than 30 - defined as ‘clinically obese' by the World Health Organisation.

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Aegon pays 98% of life claims

Posted by MMB Finance Swindon and Gloucester on 3 March 2015

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Aegon UK has today published claims data which shows a total of £113m was paid in claims for life (including terminal illness), critical illness and income protection, helping more than 1,200 customers, families and businesses in 2014.

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