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About Us

The feeling’s mutual

We're a mutual Society and have no shareholders to pay which means we are managed and run solely for the benefit of our members. Founded in 1902 to provide sickness benefits for Commercial Travelers, British Friendly has over a century of experience and expertise in serving its members.

We offer a range of products and services from our traditional investment based policies Holloway and Century to Protect and Breathing Space our pure Income Protection policies which are sold by Financial Advisers throughout the UK. We have also provided and managed the staff benefit fund for British Airways since 2002. We were recently awarded with 5 stars by Defaqto, an independent financial researcher in the UK.

As a mutual provider we are more flexible in our approach to claims and underwriting which is why we pay so many claims - 96.13% in 2016 and over 96% in the last decade.

We believe it should feel good knowing your covered by a reliable provider you can trust.