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PG Mutual Paid 97% of Eligible Claims in 2017

Posted by / April 20, 2018

Our final claims figures for 2017 are in and we are thrilled with the results. In 2017, 97% of new Income Protection Plus claims were eligible for payment. That’s very comprehensive cover! Our top 3 causes of Income Protection Plus claims in 2017 were: Musculoskeletal at 31% Infections and flu at 17% Gastrointestinal at 16% Our average pay out for a claim in 2017 was £1,972.00 and the average age of those who claimed was 48. Hannah Crossley, Membership Services Manager at […]

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10 quirkier ways to get active this spring

Posted by / April 13, 2018

1. Go on a vineyard tour If the last time you spent more than an hour outdoors was pre-internet, use the promise of plonk to break your bad habit. There are hundreds of vineyards across the UK, many of which offer tours. Not sure where to start? Here’s your answer. 2. Explore the countryside on horseback Some people see horse riding as an elitist hobby. It’s not. Thousands of stables offer lessons for cheap. After all, horses need exercise too. And […]

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Introducing three NEW enhancements as part of our Income Protection Plus plan

Posted by / March 12, 2018

The three new enhancements include: New*   Enhanced Loyalty Bonus* – aims to provide insured members with a minimum capital sum  of £10,000 and six months income benefit to your family in the event of your death. New*     GP 24/7 – provides qualifying members with access to professional advice and guidance – wherever you are. The dedicated online app makes it easy to book appointments, attend a consultation via telephone or video link, and access health and fitness information (plus much more) all at the […]

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15 tips to get your finances back on track in 2018

Posted by / January 28, 2018

You started 2018 with such good intentions. Then the credit card and utility bills came along to dent your doormat and derail your financial ambitions, before you even had chance to begin. A cycle of credit card repayments, overdrafts, store cards and loan repayments can leave you in a precarious financial position. But with a mix of guts and guile you can get your finances back on track for the rest of 2018. The journey won’t be easy, but it […]

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Sponsee, Callum Shaikh, Takes on Snowdonia

Posted by / November 28, 2017

Since our last catch up with Sponsee, Callum Shaikh, in September, further progress on his preparation for World Challenge Nepal 2018 has taken place including working his way through his kit list of necessities and organising doctor’s appointments for his upcoming injections and medications. The main goal for Callum and his team’s preparation this autumn has been to try to recreate the natural conditions and challenges as closely as they’ll truly be when in Nepal. Working through difficulties that arise, […]

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Debt-ridden Late Millennials Unable to Save Any Money

Posted by / November 17, 2017

Are you aged between 25 and 34 years old? Do you live in rented accommodation? Then you belong to one of the most financially fragile groups in the UK. Debt-ridden late millennials unable to save any money Are you aged between 25 and 34 years old? Do you live in rented accommodation? New figures suggest you belong to one of the most financially fragile groups in the UK – and may be struggling to save any money for your future. […]

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UK’s Self-Employed Struggling to Make Ends Meet

Posted by / October 17, 2017

New data suggests the UK’s self-employed workforce is saving less than the UK average and spending more on bills. Without income protection cover, they are leaving themselves open to financial crisis. Being self-employed is no walk in the park There are many perks to being self-employed, as your friends are probably constantly reminding you. You are in control of your own time. You have complete accountability. You have freedom. Building a business and putting in the graft to help it […]

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Income Protection Plus Now Covers Horse Riding Activities for Vet Professionals

Posted by / September 27, 2017

Veterinarians and Vet Nurses train for too long to put their income at risk. That’s why we believe that our Income Protection Plus plan is a perfect fit for veterinary professionals to ensure they protect the lifestyle they have worked so hard to achieve. At PG Mutual, we are always looking for more ways in which our Income Protection Plus plan can better benefit our members and the needs of our future members. We recognise that many of our veterinary […]

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Callum Shaikh Reaches a Milestone in His Sponsorship

Posted by / September 22, 2017

You may remember the PG Mutual team sponsored Callum Shaikh on his World Challenge trip to Nepal earlier this year.   We’ve been able to sit down and catch up with Callum to see how he’s been getting on since beginning his sponsorship journey in March 2017. During our catch up, it became clear that Callum has barely missed an opportunity to inch closer to his sponsorship goal! Summer has proved to be a busy yet successful season for him […]

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David Gulland Joins PG Mutual as a Non-Executive Director

Posted by / August 4, 2017

PG Mutual is pleased to announce the appointment of David Gulland as a Non-Executive Director. David has spent his entire professional career working in the life insurance market both in the UK and abroad. He joins PG Mutual from working most recently through his own consulting firm. David has held a number of positions on boards as well as senior executive or advisory roles at Marine & General Mutual, Reinsurance Group of America and Deloitte. David’s role as a Non-Executive […]

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