Interesting Times

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 […]

2020 Claims Update

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. So far, up to the end of September, Lady Grovers’ Fund has met the claims of 76 members and paid out a total sum of £93K to date to provide additional nursing, hospital or domestic care to people when they need it most. Time Period […]

Lady Grover in a COVID Climate

A Note from your Chairman. The Committee joins me in wishing you all the very best in these uncertain times.  We are thinking of you wherever you are in the world and hope that you and your families are safe and well and remain so and we are mindful that most of our Members are within the group deemed most vulnerable.  The Committee has already met using online technology and will continue to do so whilst social distancing is in force. I would like to reassure you that Lady Grover’s Fund is continuing to operate in these difficult times and existing members can make claims and eligible new people can continue to […]

Special General Meeting

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 ceo@ladygrover.org.uk or by letter to CEO at the above address. If you wish to attend, please inform the CEO as above by 3 January 2020.

Direct Debit service provider change

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 […]

AGM 2019

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 ceo@ladygrover.org.uk in order to register your admittance to Mountbarrow House.