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Shepherds Shufflers at the Manchester 10K

23 May, 2018 by Lyba Nasir

This Sunday was a day of sunshine and celebration as runners pounded the streets of Manchester for the Great Manchester 10K and half marathon run.

Taking part in the run were members of staff from Shepherds Friendly, the Shepherds Shufflers, who were running to fundraise for the charity Seashell Trust. A charity we work closely with, throughout the year, who help and care for children and adults who face severe and complex learning disabilities. Six of our staff took part in the 10K and one took part in the half marathon.

Manchester 10K 2018

We sat down with Amira Hussain, National Sales Manager, to talk about Income Protection

18 May, 2018

A Chat About Income Protection With… Amira Hussain, National Sales Manager

We sat down with Amira Hussain, National Sales Manager at Shepherds Friendly, where we talked about why it is so important for people to protect their income, the main features of our Income Protection Plan and where you can find out more information about a plan that Which? called ‘the one protection product every working UK adult should consider buying’.

IIE Awards 2018 shortlist

17 Apr, 2018

We’ve been shortlisted for the ‘Best Small Insurer’ award

We are thrilled to share with our members that we have been shortlisted for the ‘Best Small Insurer’ award in the Insurance Investment Exchange Awards 2018, for the second time. Last year we were overjoyed to have won the award and hope for the same result this year.

Ailsa Shepherds Twenty Competition Winner

04 Apr, 2018

The ‘Shepherds Twenty’ Competition

Earlier in February, we held the ‘Shepherds Twenty’ competition. In that competition, we asked parents to download a worksheet featuring 20 questions from our website and ask their children those questions in an attempt for them to understand their child’s thinking better and bond with them.

After getting their children to fill it out, the contestants were asked to post a copy of the responses either on our Facebook or Twitter page with the hashtag #ShepherdsTwenty, for them to be entered into a competition to win a £100 Love2Shop voucher.

British Bank Awards

01 Feb, 2018

We’ve made it to the finals of the British Bank Awards – thanks to our members!

When we told our members recently that Shepherds Friendly had been nominated in the British Bank Awards in the “Best Savings Provider” category, we hoped that enough of you would vote to help us reach the finals. Well, thanks to all of you who did vote for us, we are delighted to tell you that we have now achieved that goal and we’ve also been nominated as finalists in the category for the “Treating Customers Fairly Champion”!

lets talk ageing

30 Apr, 2018

Let’s Talk Ageing workshop

Graeme McKenzie, founder of Let’s Talk Ageing, recently came in to the Shepherds Friendly offices to train the staff. Let’s Talk Ageing is a company specialising in marketing communications, with extensive experience and insight of successfully marketing to the older, more mature consumers.

The workshop involved enlightening staff on how to effectively engage with the society’s older and elderly customers and making us aware of how we could improve the communication experience for our more mature members.

Seashell Trust Easter Visit

06 Apr, 2018

A trip to Seashell Trust by the Shepherds Friendly Easter Bunny

Here at Shepherds Friendly Society, we enjoy paying regular visits to charities and giving back to the community. Seashell Trust is a charity we work closely with. The charity is dedicated to providing care for children and adults with complex learning disabilities. With Easter on its way, we thought there is no better way to bring joy and excitement to the children than with chocolate.

In our most recent visit, Shepherds Friendly’s very own Easter Bunny Antony, head of the sales department, along with his helper Alex, from the business development team set out to visit Seashell Trust in Cheadle to distribute Easter eggs among the children and help organise an Easter egg hunt.


28 Mar, 2018

Shepherds Friendly return RNLI lifeboat model to its birth place in Anglesey

On the 21st March 2018, Shepherds Friendly took a trip to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), in Moelfre, to return a model of one of the first lifeboats that was built for Anglesey.

Shepherds Friendly donated £297 to the RNLI in 1876 to build a new lifeboat and as a thank you, we received the architects model.

Approximately 200 years later, our managing director, Kim Harris, bought the boat at an auction, and decided to donate the boat back to the RNLI so others can appreciate the history of the RNLI lifeboats, and see how much they have changed since 1876.

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