British Friendly services have been extended to policyholders’ families. These include its free will writing and power of attorney services.

Partners, spouses, parents, and children of policyholders can now use the British Friendly services. The Legal for Life service is provided by Epoq Legal and is part of British Friendly’s Mutual benefits programme.

Adviser firm Drewberry found that almost two-in-three do not have a will in place. Its 2018 protection survey found that even with those aged over 55, only 54.7% of people had a will.

In addition, Epoq Legal found in its employee survey that only 15% of respondents receive legal advice and a benefit. Moreover, 87% of respondents said they valued this type of benefit.

Damian O’Connor from adviser firm Roxburgh Financial Management said: “This all suggests there is a great need for easy and inexpensive access to wills so it’s great that British Friendly is offering this service for free. Likewise, Power of Attorney will only become more important as the UK population lives longer, so the more people who can legally protect themselves with this document, the better.”

Nick Telfer, product and marketing director at British Friendly, said: “Some adviser firms offer legal helplines to their clients and our Legal for Life service is designed to complement those extra benefits that adviser firms may offer. We want to ensure advisers’ clients have as much protection in all the important areas of their life as possible, both for themselves and their families.”

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