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Shepherds Friendly staff enjoy a mindfulness session

18 May, 2017

Shepherds Friendly staff participate in mindfulness session


Staff members recently took part in a mindfulness session run by experienced coach, Jo Bentley, as part of Shepherds Friendly Society’s ‘Putting You First’ staff development programme. The ‘Putting You First’ development programme is an initiative designed to support the health and wellbeing of employees, here at Shepherds Friendly Society.

Our claims statistics for 2016 have been announced

11 Apr, 2017

We paid 97% of income protection claims in 2016


We’ve recently released our claims data for 2016 and we’re delighted to reveal that we paid 97% of our income protection claims. Kim Harris, Managing Director of Shepherds Friendly, said: “We’re committed to providing straightforward and flexible cover to ensure that our members are protected if the worst should happen.

We win 'Best Small Insurer' award at industry awards event

30 Mar, 2017

We win ‘Best Small Insurer’ award at prestigious industry event


Here at Shepherds Friendly, we’re committed to achieving the best results for all our members. Now, this ethos has been rewarded with a prestigious industry prize. We are excited to announce that we recently won the ‘Best Small Insurer’ award at the inaugural Insurance Investment Exchange Awards, a night dedicated to highlighting the vital work carried out by investment teams and asset managers.

We look at the outcome of the budget and what it may mean for our members

10 Mar, 2017

Budget 2017: does it affect you?


We kept an eager eye on the budget this week, looking for updates from the Chancellor that could help or affect our members and their finances. For those of you who may have missed the budget on Wednesday, we have collected the key points that may be of interest to you.

We chat to our Senior Independent Director about how her role can benefit our members

02 Mar, 2017

A Chat With… Our Senior Independent Director


Here at Shepherds Friendly, our members really are at the heart of everything we do, and we feel it’s important that you are made aware of some of the senior members of our board and the role they play in looking after your interests. In the second of our ‘A Chat With…’ features for our quarterly newsletter, we will be talking to our Senior Independent Director, Nemone Wynn-Evans, about the nature of her role and how it contributes to the Society’s ongoing growth and success.

Staff enjoy a day of volunteering at Seashell Trust

12 Apr, 2017

We enjoy a successful day raising money for Seashell Trust!


Thursday 30th March saw five members of staff head down to our chosen charity Seashell Trust to hand out Easter eggs to the students and help out with gardening at the centre. Holly, Claire, Matt and Liam helped with weeding and generally tidying up the gardens at the trust, while Antony was a huge hit dressed as the Easter bunny giving out Easter eggs to the students.

Shepherds Friendly Society partners with Bounty

10 Apr, 2017

Shepherds Friendly Society partners with Bounty to help new parents save for their child’s future


Shepherds Friendly Society is pleased to announce its partnership with the UK’s favourite pregnancy and parenting club, Bounty. Bounty works to support new families through the transition into parenthood and beyond by offering help, advice, support and information to parents when they need it the most. They also offer packs to expectant and new mums, which contain carefully chosen products and services designed to help young families through this exciting yet bewildering time.

Our ISA bonus rate for 2016 is announced

24 Mar, 2017

More good news for our ISA members!


There has been more good news for our ISA members as, for the ninth consecutive year, we’ve announced a 3 per cent bonus on our Stocks and Shares ISA. While other providers have reduced the payments to account holders, we’ve been able to maintain the excellent bonus we pay to our ISA members.

08 Mar, 2017

Winner found in our 190th Anniversary competition!


A lucky winner has been found in the quest to find the local baby born closest to Christmas as part of our 190th Anniversary celebrations! Anna and Matt Hancock, who live just down the road from our head office, won a Young Saver Plan for their baby Ethan, who was born on Christmas Eve at 01.45.

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