Introduction Lady Grover’s Fund (”LGF”) is a Friendly Society authorised to provide health insurance. As such it is regulated by the Prudential Regulatory Authority (“PRA”) and the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”). It is run by an elected Committee (all volunteers) and employs a paid Chief Executive. Member Services including claims administration are provided by a trading subsidiary of the Officers Association (“OA”). The OA is a Charity, but not its subsidiary. In December 2020, we wrote to members outlining our proposal to rewrite the constitution and rules of LGF – it would still be Friendly Society, but the provision of claim benefits would be subject to Committee discretion. Members would […]
Lady Grover’s Fund provides financial help at the most difficult of times. Lady Grovers’ Fund assists with recovery after illness or injury, bridging the critical gap in healthcare provision which exists between long-term health insurance, the NHS and family support. Whilst there are many grant-giving charities providing support to officer’s dependants, there are few able to provide the level of assistance Lady Grover’s Fund offers. In the first 3 quarters of 2020, Lady Grovers’ Fund has met the claims of 33 members and paid out a total sum of £41K to provide additional nursing, hospital or domestic care to people when they need it most. Period No of Claims Value […]
Ancient Chinese Curse – “May you live in interesting times” I joined Lady Grover’s Fund in May, and it has certainly been a challenge working through lockdown. Like many this year, we have had to adapt to new ways of working. Getting to know your new colleagues is a slow process! Lady Grover looks to the staff of the Officers’ Association (OA) to administer the fund, handle membership queries and, in particular, to process claims. Fortunately, before Covid struck, the OA was already gearing up to enable its staff to work from home – ahead of its move to Reading. Staff have been able to provide their normal service and […]
Minutes from the Lady Grover’s Fund 95th Annual General Meeting are available to view here.
The Committee of Lady Grover’s Fund has called a Special General Meeting (SGM) on Tuesday 28 January 2020 at 1.30pm at Mountbarrow House, 6-20 Elizabeth Street, London SW1W 9RB. The business for discussion at the Meeting is to propose age-related subscriptions for members. Detailed proposals are set out in our newsletter. Members of Lady Grover’s Fund are invited to attend, or to comment by email to email@example.com or by letter to CEO at the above address. If you wish to attend, please inform the CEO as above by 3 January 2020.
The Lady Grover’s Fund 2019 Newsletter is available to view here.
We have recently changed our direct debit service provider and all existing membership direct debits have been migrated across to the new provider. There is no need for you to take any action. For a short time you may see that there are two LGF direct debit mandates showing on your account. Please do not do anything to correct this or you may inadvertently cancel your subscription. No further payments will be taken using the old mandate. The first payment (for existing members) using the new mandate will be taken on 1st January 2020. We will be emailing or writing to every existing direct debit member shortly to inform you […]
Lady Grover’s Fund will hold their Annual General Meeting on 17 June 2019 at 2pm. The meeting will be held in Mountbarrow House, 6-20 Elizabeth Street, London SW1W 9RB. Members of the Fund are welcome to attend. If you wish to do so, please inform Mike Vickery, Lady Grover’s Fund CEO at firstname.lastname@example.org in order to register your admittance to Mountbarrow House.
The Lady Grover’s Fund 2018 Newsletter is available to view here.