Grandparents do £300 work a week: should they cash in?

grandparents playing
grandparents playing

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Your retirement was supposed to be one long round of golf and G&T, but life just isn't like that any more. Between the childcare, the school runs, popping in to mow the lawn for the over-stretched kids, and doing a few hours of voluntary work, many people in their 60 and 70s are as busy as they were when they were working.

So just how much is all this free work worth, and should they cash in?

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