Lighthouse agrees contract with The Social Workers Union

Lighthouse Group plc (AIM: LGT), the national financial adviser of choice for Middle Britain, with 19 affinity relationships representing over 6 million members, is pleased to announce that it has agreed a new contract with The Social Workers Union to be the preferred provider of financial advice to its members.

The contract will initially run for 18 months and Lighthouse will be the preferred provider of financial advice to members of The Social Workers Union, encompassing advice on savings, investments, pensions and protection, plus mortgages.

The Social Workers Union is a trade union dedicated to social work professionals and currently has 12,000 members.

This new contract further extends a growing list of affinity partnerships for Lighthouse, which includes major employee organisations such as UNISON, Unite, BA Clubs, Prospect, The Fire Brigades Union and the Royal College of Nursing, highlighting Lighthouse’s capacity to deliver financial planning solutions to a diverse and substantial audience.

John McGown, General Secretary at The Social Workers Union, commented: “We are delighted to have secured this contract with Lighthouse, as this will allow our members access to financial planning assistance on a national basis and across a broad range of financial topics, helping them to make the most of financial planning opportunities.”

Malcolm Streatfield, Chief Executive Officer of Lighthouse commented: “We are very pleased to have secured this partnership with The Social Workers Union. We very much look forward to developing our relationship over the coming months and working closely with The Social Workers Union membership to help them address their financial planning needs. The Board remains committed to increasing our affinity partnerships throughout the UK”.