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PG Mutual appoints Andy Elkington as Chief Executive Officer from May 2022

Posted by / April 28, 2022

28 April 2022PG Mutual, the specialist Income Protection provider, is delighted to announce the appointment of Andy Elkington as its Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1st May 2022. This follows the announcement last November that the current CEO, Mike Perry, will retire in 2022.   PG Mutual’s Chair, Simon Whale, said today:“We are very pleased that Andy has chosen to join us. PG Mutual is in a strong position and has exciting opportunities to grow further and develop its […]

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CSR: Why it matters and how it’s shaping PG Mutual’s future

Posted by / March 8, 2022

Ethical, environmental and social issues have never been higher on the public agenda. And rightly so. That places a strong ethical and moral obligation on businesses to operate in a way that’s as sustainable as possible. Not just because it’s the right thing to do by public opinion. But because it’s the right thing to do for the planet and for society. It’s the right thing to do full stop. That’s where corporate social responsibility comes in. Think of it […]

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5 Steps Towards Financial Security

Posted by / February 16, 2022

Financial security: it’s one of the most crucial ingredients in the recipe for peace of mind. The idea that you’ve planned for the future can make the present twice as comfortable. In a post-Covid world, we are more aware that job security is rarely certain. But that doesn’t mean financial security is totally off-limits. Take these steps to make your money work harder for your future. 1. Assess your collateral List your incomes. Tally up your outgoings. Compile an inventory […]

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PG Mutual Chief Executive Officer, Mike Perry to Retire after 11 years’ service.

Posted by / November 15, 2021

12 November 2021PG Mutual, the Income Protection specialist friendly society, has today announced that its CEO, Mike Perry, has informed the Board of his intention to retire in December 2022, after 11 years in post.The process to find a new CEO has already commenced and PG is working closely with specialist search firm Fletcher Jones to ensure a thorough and rigorous search and selection process.Mike joined the Society in 2011 after more than 20 years in financial services. Under his […]

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The History of Income Protection

Posted by / September 20, 2021

The history of income protection insurance in the UK Income protection – one of those ideas that seems so good you could be forgiven for thinking it’s been around since, well, paid work. So how, when, and where did income protection come from? For the answer to that, we need to travel back to the 18th century. The revolution will be industrialised In Britain, the idea of income protection was planted firmly during the country’s Industrial Revolution. The excellent engineering […]

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Is income protection right for you?

Posted by / August 9, 2021

Are you considering an income protection policy? For many people, the security and peace of mind it can give represents fantastic value for money. But there are some important matters to consider on getting a policy that helps protect your income. Let’s take a look at the ins and outs to help you answer the question: is income protection right for you? What is income protection? Income protection is designed to protect you financially if illness or injury leaves you […]

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Annual Charity Award 2021: The results are in!

Posted by / May 18, 2021

The premise of our Annual Charity Award is simple. We donate £1,000 each to four charities, as voted for by PG Mutual policyholders and the wider public. Here are the results from our inaugural event, with some comments from the winning charities. Why we launched the Annual Charity Award From mental health to food poverty, PG Mutual has always supported a wide range of charitable causes. But with so many invaluable charities out there, deciding who to donate to each […]

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Charities, trees and LEDs: how PG Mutual is caring for communities

Posted by / March 25, 2021

For some companies, corporate social responsibility is little more than a box-ticking exercise. For us here at PG Mutual, being socially and environmentally aware is stitched into our DNA. Here’s a short summary of some of the inspiring projects we are supporting and a digest of how we are reining in our environmental impact. Ready the fanfare, we’ve launched an Annual Charity Award From mental health to food poverty, PG Mutual has always aimed to support a broad range of […]

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6 ways to cut your carbon footprint at home – and save money

Posted by / November 12, 2020

Whether you are an eco-warrior or an eco-worrier – or both – working from home has become the norm. And that’s good news for your personal carbon footprint if you were driving or using public transport to schlep to your workplace. So let’s keep up the excellent work. Here are some simple ways to stay carbon-efficient at home. And remember: what’s good for Mother Nature tends to be good for your bank balance too. Win, win. 1. Eat less meat… […]

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Family Income – A fragile responsibility?

Posted by / October 14, 2020

Employed, self-employed, zero-hours, flexi-working, the world of work is changing. Even without the current uncertainties, it’s becoming almost expected that we may experience some form of break in our earnings potential during a career. This may be for various reasons such as planned caring responsibilities, or career-changing, or unplanned such as a cancelled contract or period of unemployment. Suppose it’s a planned career break, you’ll have had time to plan your finances and make adjustments, such as part-time working or […]

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