Shepherds Friendly pays 95.8% of claims in 2018
We are proud to announce that we paid 95.8% of Income Protection claims in 2018.
The majority of claims in 2018 were made for musculoskeletal pain (non-spinal), which accounted for 27.15% of the claims received, followed by spinal issues (14.5%), mental health related problems (11.97%), viral infections and flus (9.61%) and fractures (6.91%).
Our business development team goes from strength to strength
Shepherds Friendly would like to announce and congratulate Laura Hassall in her new role as Business Development Consultant, as part of the expanding intermediary team.
Laura, who joined the Society in January 2018 and quickly proved her worth in a sales support role, successfully progressed to a position as business development associate and has now been appointed to a full role within the team.
A Chat With… National Distribution Manager, Alex Fallowes
We sat down with our National Distribution Manager, Alex Fallowes, to talk about some exciting developments for Shepherds Friendly intermediaries, including the launch of our Income Protection plan on iPipeline, how our claims acceptance rate benefits intermediaries and their clients, and a quick recap of 2018 so far.
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.