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Lighthouse Group plc Affinity contract renewal

Lighthouse Group plc (LON:LGT), the national financial adviser of choice for Middle Britain, has today announced that it has won the renewal of its contract with Royal College of Nursing (RCN), as the preferred provider of expert financial advice to its members, encompassing retirement planning, mortgages and investments, for a further three years from 1st March 2018.

Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has around 435,000 members, comprising of registered nurses, midwives, health care assistants and nursing students, working in a range of health care specialities and settings in the NHS and independent sectors.

This contract renewal underlines Lighthouse’s already impressive list of affinity partnerships, which includes major employee organisations such as UNISON, BA Clubs, Usdaw, Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) and University and College Union (UCU), further demonstrating Lighthouse’s capacity to deliver financial planning solutions to a diverse and growing audience.

Andy Cowan, Business Director at Royal College of Nursing, commented: “We are pleased to have renewed this contract with Lighthouse, as this will enable us to continue to ensure that our members are able to access financial planning assistance on a truly national basis and across a broad range of financial planning topics. It is very important to us to be able to continue to partner with an organisation which is clearly capable of supporting our members no matter where they may reside and no matter what their background. We look forward to further building upon our relationship with Lighthouse and ensuring that our members are able to secure quality service and consistent professional financial advice”.

Malcolm Streatfield, Chief Executive Officer of Lighthouse Group Plc commented: “The Board is delighted that we have secured this contract renewal with Royal College of Nursing (RCN), which further serves to highlight the quality of service and financial planning support which Lighthouse Financial Advice provides for all participating members in our affinity relationships. We look forward to further progressing our relationship with Royal College of Nursing (RCN) over the coming years. The Board remains committed to developing further our affinity partnerships throughout the UK.”