Shepherds Friendly

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Intro to Shepherds Friendly

Shepherds Friendly was born on Christmas Day of 1826 in Ashton-under-Lyne. A group of people came together to create a mutually beneficial society in an aim to provide financial security to members unable to work due to sickness or injury. It was initially named Ashton Unity before rebranding to Shepherds Friendly.

Almost 200 years later the society is still committed to providing a positive difference in the lives of its members through its suite of financial services.

What benefits come with Shepherds Friendly Income Protection Insurance?

Members with an Income Protection policy have access to Shepherds Friendly’s Enhanced Benefits. These include access to Nuffield Health Virtual GP, Nuffield Health Emotional Wellbeing as well as a discount on Nuffield Health Gym memberships.

How many customers do Shepherds Friendly have?

Shepherds Friendly have more than 100,000 members.

What are Shepherds Friendly’s claim pay-out rates?

For Income Protection Insurance, Shepherds Friendly paid out 95.2% of all new claims over the past 5 years.

What awards have Shepherds Friendly won?

Shepherds Friendly have won many awards including the 2022 ILP Moneyfacts Awards for Best Protection Service as well as Outstanding Claims Management Team 2022 from COVER Customer Care.

Is Shepherds Friendly Income Protection Insurance good?

Protect Line are an impartial brokerage, so this means we won’t ever give you any advice and will only provide facts. In regards to Shepherds Friendly, we have provided factual information within this page so that you can make a decision when it comes to choosing your provider.

How do I get Shepherds Friendly Income Protection Insurance quotes?

We can offer you quotes for Shepherds Friendly Income Protection Insurance – all you need to do is fill out our online quote form, have a chat with our friendly and professional team and you’ll then have quotes from multiple different insurers to choose from.

How do I pay for Shepherds Friendly Income Protection?

You can pay for Shepherds Friendly Income Protection Insurance like you would any other policy – this is usually via direct debit and set up when you take out your policy.

How much does Income Protection from Shepherds Friendly cost?

Shepherds Friendly Income Protection Insurance can vary in cost and is based upon personalised factors such as:

  • Your health
  • Your job
  • The amount of cover you need
  • The length of time you need your cover for
  • Any hobbies that could be viewed as high-risk

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Providing first-class service is something we’re extremely proud of. We’re fortunate that our customers have recognised this and have voted for us in these excellent awards.

Insurance Choice Awards - Best Protection Insurance Broker
Insurance Choice Awards - Best Overall Insurance Broker
Insurance Choice Awards - Treating Customers Fairly Champion