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Bonus Declaration for 2016

Select to find further information on how our With Profits fund performed during 2016

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Guest Blog – Kate Wright captures our coast

As direct channel manager, I work closely with the Kingston Community team, and you’ll often see me out and about at our events. Last week, my family and I took advantage of the sunny weather, and headed off to Filey Brigg to support Capturing our Coast.

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Preparing to launch – November 2016

We are preparing to launch a pioneering new product to make saving for younger members of the family simple, quick and flexible.

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Five family fun days in North Leeds this summer

Summer’s quickly coming to a close but don’t worry, there’s still plenty of time to get some last minute fun activities in before the little one’s head back to school.

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Go wild this summer with the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust!

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is an amazing charity that works hard to ensure Yorkshire’s wildlife can prosper and we’re proud here at Kingston Unity to be teaming up with the Trust

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Five family fun days to do this summer in Wakefield

It’s that time again. School’s out and summer’s in. We know just how difficult it is to keep the little ones entertained over the break, so we’ve scoured the web and found five great family fun days out in Wakefield this summer.

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Key Facts about our services and costs

1. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

The FCA is the independent watchdog that regulates financial services. This document is designed by the FCA to be given to consumers buying certain financial products. You need to read this important document. It explains the service you are being offered and how you will pay for it.

2. Whose products do we offer?

We offer products from the whole market

We only offer products from a limited number of companies

We only offer our own products

3. Which service will we provide you with?

We will advise and make a recommendation for you after we have assessed your needs.

You will not receive advice or a recommendation from us. We may ask some questions to narrow down the selection of products that we will provide details on. You will then need to make your own choice about how to proceed.

We will provide basic advice on a limited range of stakeholder products and in order to do this we will ask some questions about your income, savings and other circumstances but we will not:

  • conduct a full assessment of your needs;
  • offer advice on whether a non-stakeholder product may be more suitable.

We can only offer products from Kingston Unity Friendly Society. These products will enable you to:

  • protect yourself and your loved ones in the event of death
  • save and invest with the added benefit of protecting yourself and your loved ones in the event of death
  • provide benefit cover in the event of sickness

4. What will you have to pay us for our services?

Normally, if you buy a financial product direct from us, there will be no payments such as commission or fees payable. If there are any commission or fees payable, we will tell you how we get paid and the amount before we carry out any business for you.

5. Who regulates us?

Kingston Unity Friendly Society, 9 Navigation Court, Calder Park, Wakefield, WF2 7BJ is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and .the Prudential Regulation Authority. Kingston Unity Friendly Society’s FCA Registered Number is 110056.

Kingston Unity Friendly Society permitted business is advising and arranging life assurance and pensions business.

You can check this on the FCA’s Register by visiting the FCA’s website or by contacting the FCA on 0845 606 1234.

6. What to do if you have a complaint

If you wish to register a complaint, please contact us:
…in writing Write to Kingston Unity Friendly Society, Complaints Department, 9 Navigation Court, Calder Park, Wakefield, WF2 7BJ. …by phoneTelephone (01924) 240164

If you cannot settle your complaint with us, you may be entitled to refer it to the Financial Ombudsman Service.

7. Are we covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)?

We are covered by the FSCS. You may be entitled to compensation from the scheme if we cannot meet our obligations. This depends on the type of business and the circumstances of the claim.

Most types of insurance business are covered for 90% of the claim with no upper limit.