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Vote for us in the British Bank Awards 2019

05 Dec, 2018 by Lyba Nasir


We’re delighted to share the news that we’ve been nominated in the British Bank Awards 2019!

We have been selected for the ‘Best Savings Provider’ category, however, to make it to the finalist stage we need your help by voting for us. The vote takes less than two minutes, and to thank you for your time and participation you will also be entered into a prize draw to win a £1,000 cash prize (T&Cs apply), by Smart Money People, the awards organisers.

British Bank Awards 2019

UK Customer Satisfaction Awards 2019

26 Nov, 2018

Shortlisted for the UK Customer Satisfaction Awards 2019


We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in the UK Customer Satisfaction Awards 2019, for Best Customer Experience Award category.

The UK Customer Satisfaction Awards, organised by the Institute of Customer Service, recognise organisations and individuals that have implemented successful customer service strategies.

UK & European Employee Engagement Awards

14 Nov, 2018

Finalists for the UK & European Employee Engagement Awards


Shepherds Friendly is thrilled to announce its selection as a finalist for yet another award. This time it is the UK and European Employee Engagement Awards, where we have been selected as finalists for the ‘Employee Engagement Company of the Year’ category.

The Employee Engagement Awards are dedicated to recognising excellence in engagement that inspires action and drives the industry and the employee experience forward.

Stockport Business Awards

19 Oct, 2018

Highly Commended Business of the Year – Stockport Business Awards


We are please to announce we have won the Highly Commended award in the Business of the Year (over £5 million) category at the Stockport Business Awards, which took place at the Stockport Town Hall last week.

The Stockport Business Awards, organised and run by Clarke Nicklin who are also based in Cheadle, celebrate business excellence within the Stockport Borough, in Manchester, with the hope of creating a business community in the area.

JISA online

18 Sep, 2018

You can now manage your child’s Junior ISA online


We would like to thank all our members who have offered us feedback over the past few months, you spoke, we listened! We are delighted to announce that the Shepherds Friendly Junior ISA can now be viewed and managed online through our Your Account area.

Budget 2018

31 Oct, 2018

Summary of the Autumn Budget 2018


On Monday 29th October 2018, Philip Hammond delivered the Budget 2018, his third one as chancellor. His 72-minute speech started with him highlighting the hard work done by British people is paying off, heralding an end to the era of austerity.

Below are some of the key points that were brought to light at the Budget 2018.

Volunteering at Seashell Trust

09 Oct, 2018

Our summer volunteering at Seashell Trust


This summer we’ve had a busy and enjoyable time volunteering at Seashell Trust to help out with a variety of tasks there, as our way of giving back. The staff team from Shepherds Friendly contribute at least one day a year to give back to the local community by volunteering.

Seashell Trust is a charity local to us, located in Cheadle, who provide care for children and adults with complex learning disabilities.

Engage Awards

21 Sep, 2018

Shepherds Friendly selected as finalists of the Engage Awards 2018


Shepherds Friendly is proud to announce our selection as a finalist in the Best use of Voice of the Customer category of the Engage Awards 2018 – the only customer and employee engagement industry awards in the UK.

The Engage Awards showcase organisational excellence and also recognise individuals who have accomplished significant achievements within the customer and employee engagement market.

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