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We’re Finalists in the British Bank Awards 2020!

14 Jan, 2020 by Melissa Jones


We’ve got some fantastic news to share. Shepherds Friendly has been selected as a finalist in two categories at the British Bank Awards 2020. The categories are ‘Best Savings Provider’ and ‘Treating Customers Fairly Champion’. As we’ve been helping members and their families to save for almost 200 years, we like to think we know […]

British Bank Awards Finalists

santa visits seashell trust

24 Dec, 2019

Santa Claus Makes a Special Delivery to Seashell Trust


Santa and his helpers from Shepherds Friendly visited Seashell Trust this week, with a special Christmas delivery: a cheque for £1,800.

Seashell Trust is a charity which provides “a creative, happy and secure environment for children and young people with complex and severe learning disabilities, which include little or no language abilities.” It houses a school and college and offers specialist facilities that aim to help students lead independent and fulfilling lives.

prize draw winners revealed

05 Dec, 2019

Our Very First ‘Top-It-Up’ Prize Draw Winners Have Been Revealed!


In October, Shepherds Friendly launched the ‘Top-It-Up’ prize draw, giving our members the chance to win an Amazon.co.uk Gift Card – just by topping up their ISAs! Now, we’re pleased to share that our first ever winners have been revealed.

Whatever you’re saving for, whether it’s for your children’s futures, towards a new home or just for a rainy day, it’s always best to make the most of your money.

Marcus Goes Back to School

26 Nov, 2019

“What’s My Line?”: Shepherds Friendly’s Marcus Goes Back to School


Our IT team’s Marcus Williams recently visited Lane End Primary School, as part of a special assembly focused on raising pupils’ aspirations.

Facilitated by careers education service Inspiring the Future, the 45-minute assembly was delivered in the form of a ‘What’s My Line’ activity, involving Marcus and other volunteers. The children had to try and guess the volunteers’ jobs by asking a series of yes/no questions.

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.

chorley building society and shepherds friendly partnership

11 Dec, 2019

Chorley Building Society and Shepherds Friendly Form New Partnership


We are pleased to announce our new partnership with Chorley Building Society, whose members now have access to our Guaranteed Over 50s Life Insurance plan. Chorley Building Society was formed in 1859 and “has remained true to its traditional, mutual values with its focus on providing an individual service to all its members.” This ‘mutual […]

Women in Finance Charter pledge for Shepherds Friendly

28 Nov, 2019

Shepherds Friendly Signs Up to the Women in Finance Charter


We have some great news that we are proud to share; we have signed up to HM Treasury’s Women in Finance Charter which aims to “build a more balanced and fair industry”.

Although Shepherds Friendly has been around for nearly 200 years, we pride ourselves on being a modern mutual. Our open minded and forward-thinking approach has been key to our success as the society has evolved over time.

Best companies two-star accreditation

21 Nov, 2019

Seeing Stars: Shepherds Friendly Receives Two-Star Accreditation from Best Companies


The accolades keep rolling in for Shepherds Friendly! The newest being a two-star accreditation from Best Companies.

According to the Best Companies website, a two-star rating is their “second-highest standard of workplace engagement and represents organisations striving for the top” and is “made possible only through an ‘outstanding’ commitment to workplace engagement”.

Employee engagement awards finalists

14 Nov, 2019

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


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’.

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