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friendly society

n
(Banking & Finance) Brit an association of people who pay regular dues or other sums in return for old-age pensions, sickness benefits, etc. US term: benefit society
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friendly society

nsocietà f inv di mutuo soccorso
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Teachers Assurance, a UK based friendly society and provider of savings, investments and insurance, has announced that it will begin selling the Flexible Savings Plan, provided by LV= (Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society), from 3[sup.
The 21st Girls' Friendly Society (GFS) world conference will be held at the seafront campus between Friday of this week and August 3.
6 Exeter Friendly Society Ltd - Company Overview 10.
Arriving in Changsha at midday, Mr Tsang visited an exhibition centre of the Changzhutan "two-type" society construction in Hunan, where he learned about the provincial government's efforts to promote the development and business opportunities of a resource-conserving and environmentally friendly society in Changsha, Zhuzhou and Xiangtan.
Chandler, chief executive of Gateshead-based Traidcraft, will serve as a non-executive director with friendly society Engage Mutual.
Friendly societies in particular have an affinity with Shari'ah principles because all contributions to a friendly society are made voluntarily.
QDOES the Friendly Society of Agricultural Labourers, formed by The Tolpuddle Martyrs, still exist as part of another union?
Speaking about the decision to rename the business, Mike Perry (pictured), PG Mutual chief executive, said: "PG Mutual is a Friendly Society established in 1928 for the benefit of its members.
The biggest impact that it (laughter yoga) has on the society is it makes people more friendly, creates a friendly society where people have the habit if being friendly, to smile to each other," Sky News quoted him as saying.
The friendly society have also invested in JCAD's new technology solution, Action Tracker.
The end of the Child Trust Fund (CTF) means friendly societies can devise other savings schemes for youngsters, says Neil Armitage of the Foresters Friendly Society.
Clients include the likes of the Institute of Actuaries, Foresters Friendly Association, The Oddfellows Friendly Society (Manchester Unity Friendly Society) and the Fire Brigades Union.