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Shepherds Friendly Society celebrates Investors in People Gold Award

25 Jul, 2017 by Liam Cross

We are delighted to announce we have been presented with the Investors in People Gold Award in recognition of our outstanding commitment to managing, developing and supporting our staff; one of only 1,500 organisations throughout the UK to receive the award. A key theme of our mutual core values and principles is to provide our members with an excellent service at all times, and in order to achieve and maintain these standards, ongoing investment in our team is essential.

Take a look at our interview with Chief Operating Officer, Sam Chivers

29 Jun, 2017

A Chat With… Our Chief Operating Officer

We sat down with our Chief Operating Officer, Sam Chivers, to talk about one of the major projects the company has been working on recently and how this will benefit our members. We also talked about how his role has developed since transitioning from Head of IT to Chief Operating Officer in February.

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.

Silver Service Rating

27 Jun, 2017

Shepherds Friendly Income Protection Plan has been awarded a Silver Service Rating

The Business Development Team here at Shepherds Friendly is delighted to have scored well in Defaqto’s 2017 Protection Service Review and achieved a Silver Service Rating. We recognise that it is often hard to distinguish between seemingly similar products. The Defaqto Silver Service Rating will help by providing a key differentiator when researching and selecting a product. Everyone at Shepherds Friendly is pleased to have achieved such a fantastic result.

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.

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