Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Protect families and businesses
  • Year established:
    1998
  • Website:
    http://www.lifesearch.co.uk
  • Contact
    • LifeSearch, 11 - 21 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4JU

About LifeSearch

LifeSearch was conceived when rain stopped play during a game of cricket in 1995 and two men talked. One talked about the benefits of life protection; the other agreed to buy his policy, which covered disability and death. Within two years, the buyer needed to make a claim.

It was a small grace for a family at a terrible time. For the salesman, now LifeSearch CEO Tom Baigrie, it was the most worthwhile piece of work he’d ever done.

Tom went on to build a business that would offer the right cover from the right provider. Since 1998, Leeds-based LifeSearch has arranged over 650,000 policies, working with every major UK insurer.

Now the biggest life-insurance advisor in the UK, LifeSearch employs over 450 LifeSearchers across three UK offices and has built a workplace culture based on five values: care, tolerance, honesty, excellence and openness.


What is it like to work for LifeSearch

Leadership
Leadership
Leading the business with values intact is key to the company, and this is reinforced at the annual Leadership Away Day. In addition, COO Tamsin Parker presides over these values through the monthly Chief’s meeting and in Leadership Group meetings.
My Team
My Team
Three times a year, the CEO hosts ‘Come Dine With Tom’ to reward the team in each location. Six times a year, in Speed Networking, around 20 people get to spend four minutes with each business leader. There’s also a People Conference, profit-sharing and a Partnership Day.
My Company
My Company
This is a values-based business, with new starters introduced to the Purpose Statement, culture statement and values on day one. They’re then woven into day-to-day life, assisted by a number of initiatives, including the 25 Culture Champions in the business.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

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  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

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  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

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  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    20%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    28%

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Average Age:

    30

  • Staff:

    325

  • Male : Female:

    54% / 46%

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