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We’re Finalists for the 2019 UK and European Employee Engagement Awards

14 Nov, 2019 by Melissa Jones


We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been selected as finalists in two categories for the 2019 UK and European Employee Engagement Awards: ‘Employee Engagement Company of the Year’ and ‘The Experience Award’.

The Employee Engagement Awards ‘recognise those professionals and organisations that put people at the heart of its success’.

Employee engagement awards finalists

purple tuesday

12 Nov, 2019

Shepherds Friendly Makes Purple Tuesday Pledge


Shepherds Friendly is pleased to announce that we have signed up to Purple Tuesday, pledging that we will work to improve the experience of members living with disabilities.

Today is Purple Tuesday, an awareness day championed by the disability organisation Purple. It calls upon business of all sizes, across the world to make real changes that have a positive impact on the customer journey of disabled people.

fruit baskets for Shepherds Friendly

24 Oct, 2019

More Than Just a Fruit Basket: Our Staff Enjoy a Fruitful Office


Things are getting a bit fruity at Shepherds Friendly! We’ve partnered with fruit delivery company, Fruitful Office, to provide our team with fresh fruit to snack on while they’re at work.

As part of our ethos of being a place where people want to work and providing an environment where our staff feel motivated and valued, we wanted to introduce healthy snack options to keep our team going throughout the day. Fruit was an obvious choice, but we knew we had to select a supplier that shared our values and passion for making a difference.

Inspired Spaces North 2019 - shortlist logo

03 Oct, 2019

Inspired Spaces North 2019 – our office makes the top 20!


We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in this year’s Inspired Spaces North competition and we have successfully made it to the top 20.

In association with Active Profile and Prolific North, Inspired Spaces North 2019 awards looks for offices across the North of the UK, to find the most inspiring workspaces.

Highly commended JISA 2019

26 Sep, 2019

Our Junior ISA is awarded ‘Highly Commended’ by Moneyfacts, again!


We are thrilled to announce that our Junior ISA has been awarded Highly Commended by Moneyfacts for the second consecutive year!

The Moneyfacts Investment Life and Pension Awards take place annually, celebrating and recognising industry leaders in the financial world for product excellence and outstanding service.

extended opening hours

23 Sep, 2019

We’ve extended our opening hours


This September we are delighted to announce the launch of longer opening hours for our Member Services team.

We are there to help our members, and longer hours mean our members will now have more flexibility in contacting us at a time more convenient for them.

Added Benefits for Shepherds Friendly Employees

08 Nov, 2019

Extra Benefits Introduced for Shepherds Friendly Employees


We’re pleased to announce that Shepherds Friendly employees can now enjoy even more benefits. Two new added extras have been made available to our team: a cycle to work scheme and the opportunity to buy more holidays.

At Shepherds Friendly, we pride ourselves on being member-focused and we know that we can’t provide our members with the best possible service without a happy and engaged team.

Shepherds Apprenticeships

18 Oct, 2019

Learning on the Job: Celebrating Apprenticeship Success


Our most recent apprenticeship recruits have been making their mark here at Shepherds Friendly. Several apprentices have joined us over the past few years, all of which are at different stages of their journey with us. Since they’ve been doing such a fantastic job, we want to share their success stories!

With many young people choosing apprenticeships to launch their career after finishing school or college, we opened up opportunities for young people to join Shepherds Friendly in a variety of remits including customer service, IT and finance.

Top-It-Up prize draw

01 Oct, 2019

Members, take part in our Top-It-Up prize draw


This month sees the launch of a new and exciting opportunity for our ISA and Junior ISA members with the introduction of our Top-It-Up prize draw.

For those members who are saving for something special they will now have the chance to win an Amazon gift voucher by taking part in our monthly prize draw.

Living Wage employer Accreditation

25 Sep, 2019

Great news! We’re an accredited Living Wage employer


We are pleased to announce that Shepherds Friendly has been acknowledged as an accredited Living Wage employer by the Living Wage Foundation.

This recognises our commitment to paying our staff the real Living Wage, a minimum hourly wage of £9 for everyone 18 years or older, higher than the governments minimum for over 25s, currently at £8.21 per hour.

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0800 526 249

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