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Our ISA has been shortlisted for the MoneyAge Awards 2019!

22 Jul, 2019 by Lyba Nasir


We are thrilled to announce that we have been shortlisted for ISA Provider of the Year in the MoneyAge Awards 2019.

The MoneyAge Awards, now in their fourth year, celebrate innovation, excellence and professionalism in the rapidly expanding personal finance space.

MoneyAge Awards 2019

Extended opening hours coming soon

12 Jul, 2019

Extended opening hours for our members, coming soon!


This June, following feedback from our members, we announced we would be trialling extended opening hours of 8am to 8pm, Monday to Thursday, for a period of four weeks.

We are delighted to inform our members that the four-week trial of longer opening hours was a success. Based on feedback we received from our members during the trial we will be implementing extended opening hours permanently in the near future.

Shepherds Friendly Staff Conference 2019

04 Jul, 2019

Our Staff Conference 2019


On 22nd May we held our first Staff Conference at our head office in Cheadle, the theme for which was ‘Celebrating Success’. This was then followed by our annual team building event, our own take on a school’s Sports Day, involving various activities.

The aim of the Staff Conference was to get everyone involved in how we can continue to build on our organisational success.

Investment Life & Pensions Awards 2019 - Finalist logo

16 May, 2019

Investment Life & Pensions Moneyfacts Awards 2019 – Shortlist


Thank you to everyone who took time out to vote for us in the Investment Life & Pension Awards 2019. We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for four categories!

– Best Junior ISA Provider
– Best Income Protection Provider
– Best Claims Support
– Best Protection Service

Cover Excellence Awards 2019

26 Jun, 2019

Finalists in the COVER Excellence Awards 2019!


We’re delighted to share the news with our members that we have been shortlisted in the COVER Excellence Awards 2019 for the Best Individual Income Protection category.

The COVER Excellence Awards celebrate firms and intermediaries that are leading the charge across the protection, life and health insurance space.

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0800 526 249

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