Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Health Cash Plan provider
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  • Contact
    • Electra Way, Crewe Business Park, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 6HS

About Health Shield Friendly Society Limited

Since its inception in 1877, Health Shield have become an award-winning provider of health cash plans, now covering over 295,000 members and their families.

The organisation has no shareholders and is accountable only to its members and regulatory bodies, helping members to cover the costs of their everyday healthcare needs. Through this work, the organisation looks to improve the health and wellbeing of as many people as possible.

Health Shield are also dedicated to offering a positive working environment to all members of staff.

Each year, staff are invited to a summer event to celebrate everything that is good about working for the organisation. Other events include a summer BBQ, pub quizzes and coffee mornings, as well as an Office Olympics event.

Chief Executive Jonathan Burton works hard to communicate strategies that will propel the organisation forward through creating a culture of energy and excitement within the charity. Jonathan encourages all employees to understand and share the same beliefs and behaviours and observe them in their working lives.

What is it like to work for Health Shield Friendly Society Limited

Senior managers aim to create a positive culture with a strong purpose by encouraging a belief in the organisation’s products and by ensuring all staff are committed to their role, while inspiring them to perform better for the benefit of the members.
Health Shield promote healthy living and exercise. As such, their accounts department, joined by other members of the team, complete a short morning exercise routine. All staff are given access to an onsite gym, which can be used before and after work, and during lunch periods.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The organisation believes supporting volunteers helps the organisation to build relationships with the local community, and runs a series of activities for staff to engage with. Employees are invited to take part in care work, conservation projects and fundraising, with over £18,000 raised from such projects.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Development

    Non work related training supported

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    35% / 65%

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