Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Financial Services Organisation
  • Year established:
    1998
  • Website:
    http://krgroup.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Baines House, 4 Midgery Court, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 9ZH

About Key Retirement Group

Preston-based KR group were founded in 1998 as the UK’s first equity release advisors. They lead the market in equity release and associated later-life products.

In short, that means providing financial solutions mainly for those in, or approaching, retirement. KR Group have a variety of products through their portfolio of businesses.

Subsidiaries of the Group include Key Retirement (retirement income and estate planning), Key Partnerships (equity release specialists), and more 2 life (flexible lending). Between these companies, the firm offer products that include equity release, retirement planning and estate planning.

The business has simple values - to be transparent, supportive and straightforward, and to change people’s lives for the better.

KR Group have helped over one million people in the UK and have maintained an ‘Excellent’ level on the independent review site Trust Pilot.

Employees enjoy modern offices, childcare vouchers, free eye tests, spectacular parties and bike hire schemes, among much more.


What is it like to work for Key Retirement Group

My Manager
My Manager
for good performance throughout the year. Winners are selected on the basis of how well their work has embodied KP’s corporate values.
My Team
My Team
Video and interactive chart technology bring the firm’s purpose and values to life. They seek feedback using surveys and hold quarterly manager communication events off-site. There’s a head-office town hall meeting to brief in-house staff and remote workers.
My Company
My Company
The company’s mission is to be the UK’s leading retirement finance experts and help put a fulfilling retirement within reach to all. Six values inform all dealings with customers: ambitious, supportive, personal, integrity, responsive, and expert.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym
    Gym

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    Health Insurance

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  • Development
    Development

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Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    2

  • Staff Turnover:

    20%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    26%

  • Average Age:

    40

  • Staff:

    493

  • Male : Female:

    56% / 44%

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