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National Friendly raises over £2,500 for Bristol Autism Support with charity quiz night

01/04/2024

National Friendly recently hosted a charity quiz night to raise money for their charity of the year, Bristol Autism Support. The quiz was held at the Hilton Doubletree on Thursday 21 March, with participation from local suppliers including HybrIT, Verve, DAC Beachcroft and Spark.
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A friendly way to save

26/03/2024

With the cost of everything rising, it’s becoming increasingly hard to save money either for yourself or for your loved ones. The number of people in the UK with no savings has increased significantly since 2022. In 2023, around 12 million people have no savings at all*.   Worrying about…

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National Friendly raises over £2,500 for Bristol Autism Support with charity quiz night

01/04/2024

National Friendly recently hosted a charity quiz night to raise money for their charity of the year, Bristol Autism Support. The quiz was held at the Hilton Doubletree…
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Oliver Jones appointed to National Friendly’s Board of Directors

01/01/2024

We’re pleased to share that as of 1 January 2024, Oliver Jones has joined the National Friendly Board. Alongside this change, he has also been promoted to the…
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We've raised a grand total of £10,505 in support of our 2022/23 charity of the year Cruse Bereavement Support.

11/05/2023

We’re extremely proud to announce that we’ve raised a grand total of £10,505 in support of our 2022/23 charity of the year Cruse Bereavement Support. It was great…
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Our Charity of the Year

05/05/2023

We're extremely glad to be partnered up with Bristol Autism Support who our colleagues voted as our charity of the year. The charity supports parents and carers of…
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We've donated £2,000 to the Trussell Trust

24/03/2023

The Trussell Trust operates a network of food banks across the UK to provide emergency food and support to people locked in poverty. Between 1 April 2022 and…

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A friendly way to save

26/03/2024

With the cost of everything rising, it’s becoming increasingly hard to save money either for yourself or for your loved ones. The number of people in the…
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Give the gift of savings with a TESP

19/12/2023

Are you having trouble finding the perfect gift for your child or grandchild? Or are you interested in surprising your loved ones with a gift that will bring…
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Dealing with grief at Christmas 

04/12/2023

Christmas can be a time for celebration, family get-togethers and festive traditions. But, for those going through bereavement or suffering from grief, it can be an overwhelming…
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Movember and exploring the mental health challenges men over 50 often face

16/11/2023

Did you know November is Men's Health Month? It’s a time to focus on improving men's health worldwide. On average, Men are dying 4.5 years earlier than women,…
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Let’s talk financial wellbeing during Talk Money Week

07/11/2023

Talking about money and our financial well-being can sometimes feel embarrassing, taboo, or even awkward, even though it’s a crucial part of our lives. According to the Money…
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Understanding life insurance and suicide

09/10/2023

Understanding life insurance and suicide  We recognise that suicide can be a difficult topic to talk about. More than 6,000 people die by suicide in the UK and…
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Cover: PMI - Bringing Affordable Healthcare to the Masses

09/08/2023

With the National Health Service (NHS) facing relentless demand, it's time for the private medical insurance (PMI) sector to help fill the gap. However, while long waiting lists…
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IFA: Conversations with an Underwriter – Understanding the Diabetes dilemma

14/07/2023

Following National Friendly’s discussion last month on a fresh approach to underwriting, National Friendly sat down with Jake Watts, Disability & Development Underwriter, to learn more about underwriting…
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Health and Protection: Avoid a ‘veneer of inclusivity’ with a toxic culture underneath – Long

06/06/2023

Sam Long, assistant risk and assurance officer at National Friendly, speaks to Health & Protection about how the financial services sector is less diverse than other industries, but…
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Cover: Protect your biggest investment with Income Protection

27/04/2023

When someone buys a property, it is likely the biggest purchase of their life, yet most people don't go to the appropriate lengths to protect their investment. Mortgage…
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Cover: Opening the conversation on later care annuities

11/04/2023

National Friendly explains the importance of discussing later-life care, and how later-life care annuity works. Of all the financial planning we can do perhaps the least talked about…
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Cover: Industry Voice - Changing the conversation on later life care

30/01/2023

Planning for elderly care might not be a cheery topic for an adviser's client, but it is certainly a pertinent one. In 2021-2022 there were an estimated 360,793…
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Cover: Consumer Duty: What the younger generation want

04/01/2023

Engaging the younger generation as part of Consumer Duty considerations involves engaging your own employees first, writes Georgia d’Esterre, head of marketing at National Friendly. Engaging 18 to…
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Cover: The new, young face of income protection

04/01/2023

Why does a healthy person need income protection? Employment contracts typically include a fixed number of sick days where the employee continues to get paid when they're unable…
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Cover: Partner Insight - Neil Thompson - Maslow's Pyramid - The unexpected benefits of insurance

25/10/2022

Why do people need insurance? Customers typically look to insurance products such as income protection to protect their financial security, however, there are knock-on quality-of-life benefits that often…
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Mutuality and why you need to know who owns your insurance company

09/05/2022

A mutual is a company, typically an insurer or building society, which is owned by their members, and operated for their benefit. They compete head-on with the more…
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Bristol Business News: The Last Word with Oliver Jones

22/02/2022

Each week Bristol Business News gives a prominent member of the city’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Oliver Jones, Head of Sales…