10 million Brits volunteering as the nation unites in the Isolation Economy, says Legal & General

Britons are volunteering in their millions as part of the ‘isolation economy’, according to new figures from Legal & General and Cebr. The latest wave of the FTSE100 financial services group’s Isolation Economy research has found that 10 million UK adults are serving as an informal ‘volunteering army’, supporting local communities and helping vulnerable people. Each week, the work these volunteers are doing has an equivalent economic value of more than £357 million, according to the Isolation Economy research, with each individual contributing on average three hours of their time.…

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Legal & General sponsor Alzheimer’s Research UK #ShareTheOrange campaign

Legal & General support the launch of Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK) second #ShareTheOrange campaign which seeks to raise awareness of dementia and the ground breaking research that is being undertaken to help defeat it. Over 850,000 people in the UK are living with dementia and 1 in 3 over the age of 65 will die of the disease. Legal & General has been working with ARUK since 2015 when they helped fund the project ‘Dementia Explained’ which was the development of a website designed to help children and young people…

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