The best at what we do...
We’ve won more awards than anyone else in our industry. These include gongs for our vibe, the feeling of our business, our learning programmes and personal growth opportunities.
We’re hugely proud to have been awarded a 3* ‘Best Company’ award, and to have claimed 3rd place in the 'Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For' 2019.
Pride in our culture
Our culture is radical for financial services. For most industries in fact.
We talk a lot about family. We talk a lot about love. Loving the work we do. Loving the good we do for clients. Working together and feeling close like a family.
Our culture statement and five values guide the way. Everything we say and do ties into those.
We avoid hierarchies. We’re a democracy where everyone has a voice and we want them to be heard.
Almost every new LifeSearcher says something like ‘I didn’t know places like this existed’ or ‘I’m waiting for the shine to wear off’. We want you to say those things too when you join us too!
Our five values
Training and support
140 LifeSearchers progressed their career last year in one way or another.
Our Learning & Development team are award winners so you’ll be in more than capable hands.
“I joined LifeSearch in 2016 and started out as an advisor in the Leeds Office, since then I have progressed to a leadership role, had a Coaches role and also had the brilliant experience of spending 3 months at our Cape Town office. There really isn’t anywhere quite like LifeSearch; the career opportunities are endless!”
“I joined LifeSearch at the beginning of 2018 as an Adviser and I haven’t looked back since. LifeSearch gave me a clear pathway on how to progress and be successful, along with a great company culture to work in. Being an Adviser is not like most jobs, we are doing something that truly matters by protecting families and their future, and it’s a great feeling knowing you are helping people.”
“I joined LifeSearch in 2013 and never looked back! After a great induction and a very supportive team around me, I obtained Senior status within 12 months and now after 5 years I’m leading my own team. For me LifeSearch is more than a place to work, it's a family. I’ve not worked anywhere before that cares so much about its customers and employees. So much so that I got my mum and brother a job here too!”
“I joined LifeSearch 5 years ago as an Adviser and later joined Best Practice. More recently I've been promoted to Franchise Development Coach, and loving the new challenges ahead. Working at LifeSearch is fabulous, there's a great atmosphere and a family feel. It's fun & rewarding - everyone is passionate about protecting families in the right way.”
“Joining LifeSearch in 2015 has been my best career choice. I remain forever inspired by the amazing culture. A while ago, personal circumstances jeopardised my health and work, however with the support and care given to me by LifeSearch, I prevailed. So now I have a new house, a new relationship, and spearheading a new department here and loving it!!”
“I have been part of the LifeSearch family for 5 years now. I started as an adviser and I have since progressed to be a Learning and Development Specialist. LifeSearch have always supported me when I felt my career would take a different path and rather than discouraging me they did everything possible to help. This is genuinely the only company that I have ever worked for where the company values are truly part of everyone’s DNA.”
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Pay & perks
Everyone can have a successful, profitable career by doing the right thing for our customers. The two things go hand in hand. Do good things and good things come to you.
Our total reward philosophy is ground-breaking, award-winning stuff. LifeSearchers can choose to be rewarded in ways that are right for them.
Want to take a bit less cash to to put more into your retirement fund? Go for it and we’ll add to your pot too.
Want to get a loan for work travel or a life emergency and pay it back in stages? Sure. We can do that.
Importantly, you can get an annual Partnership bonus once you've been here long enough. Everyone has a stake in our business - that's unheard of in our industry!
- A decent basic salary
- A rewarding earnings structure for Protection Advisers and regular bonuses in other roles
- Flexible working and a supportive work/life culture
- Private healthcare which gives you half price gym membership and lots of freebies
- Travel loans
- Support for your charitable endeavours
- Contributory Pension Scheme - with a choice of options
- Life Insurance
- Discounted Critical Illness Cover
- Income Protection Insurance
- An annual 'partnership' bonus after qualifying period
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Opportunities for all
We pride ourselves on our open, tolerant, inclusive culture and welcome people from every walk of life.
Women in Finance CharterWe’re supporting the campaign to build a more balanced and fairer financial services industry.
Living WellOur programme to ensure LifeSearchers are happy and well in all aspects of life.
Gender diversityWe're all for who people are and who they want to be.
Time to changeWe’re proud to be recognised as an employer fighting to change the way people think and act on mental health.
London (Shoreditch) —
Just a 5 minute walk from Old Street and Moorgate, or 15 from Farringdon – we’re right in the vibrant part of the capital.
Smack bang in Leeds City Centre, our newest UK office has well over 100 LifeSearchers and growing.
Milton Keynes —
In the middle of MK, a stone's throw from the train station and a short stroll to Centre MK's shops and 'The Hub' with its bars and restaurants.
Cape Town —
Well, our CEO is from South Africa – so why wouldn’t we have an office in Cape Town. Opened in 2017, it already has 16 LifeSearchers serving our UK customers.
Stanstead Abbots —
A 20 minute drive from Stevenage and North London, the office sits by a picturesque riverside spot, with ducks and other 'searchers for company - and country pubs nearby.
Not near us? It's still worth getting in touch, as we have a team of over 500 LifeSearchers based all over the UK.