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Durham Police Federation

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Hanson Financial Partners is a Independent Financial Advisers firm which was first established in North East England in 1998. The company now has advisers based from Aberdeen down into Dorset as well providing information and advice to clients over the telephone and internet

Our team now provides advice to over 12,000 private clients around the UK as well as over 150 companies and organisations such as the Police Federation. In addition, we have a number of professional relationships with national law firms and accountants who recommend our services to their clients. The total value of our client’s investment funds is now in the region of £160 million.

The firm operates under the following trading styles which are registered with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA);

Hanson Wealth Management – Independent Financial Advisers providing bespoke financial planning and mortgage advice





We proudly serve those who serve our community

Improving the lives of the Police family is what Police Mutual are all about.  The company has been able to put in place a wide range of initiatives, services and support to make a positive difference to the lives of serving and retired Police Officers and Staff.


We offer a range of products and services that are only available to Police Officers, Staff, their families, and the wider Police family. So whether you’re interested in saving for a rainy day, or want quality insurance cover – we’re here for you.


You can find out more by visiting www.policemutual.co.uk



Police Mutual is a trading style of The Royal London Mutual Insurance Society Limited (RLMIS), PMGI Limited (PMGI) and PMHC Limited (PMHC). RLMIS is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. The firm is on the Financial Services Register, registration number 117672. PMGI is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The firm is on the Financial Services Register, registration number 114942. PMHC provides the Police Mutual healthcare scheme. The Police Mutual healthcare scheme is not regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. All companies are registered in England and Wales. RLMIS number 99064; PMGI number 073408 and PMHC number 03018474. Registered office: 55 Gracechurch Street, London, EC3V 0RL.



Serve and Protect CU

Serve and Protect CU are passionate about improving the financial resilience of Police Officers, Staff and their family members. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, they are owned by and run for our members – offering an ethical alternative to other financial providers.


They are here to help you save and there if you need to borrow throughout your career – with repayments straight from your pay.


Simple Savings

  • Start saving today and join over 36,000 members
  • Save a minimum of £10 per month (maximum £1,000 per month)
  • Repayments straight from your salary
  • Withdraw at any time – online or via our mobile app
  • 1.2% dividend paid on savings (Financial year 2019-20)
  • Life cover at no extra cost

Affordable Loans

  • Affordable loans of up to £25,000
  • Repayments straight from your salary
  • No early repayment penalties
  • Interest calculated on the reducing balance
  • Life cover at no extra cost

Join today or learn more at: www.serveandprotectcu.co.uk


Serve and Protect Credit Union


We are pleased to announce that Durham Constabulary Credit Union has now merged with Serve and Protect CU.


Serve and Protect CU are passionate about improving the financial resilience of Police Officers, Staff and their family members. As a not-for-profit financial cooperative, they are owned by and run for our members – offering an ethical alternative to other financial providers.


They are here to help you save and there if you need to borrow throughout your career – with repayments straight from your pay.



Legal Services


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Legal support for Police Federation members from Slater and Gordon

At Slater and Gordon, we provide a suite of tailored legal services to officers both on and off-duty. We’re specialists in Police Federation legal advice and understand the intricacies of police work. So, whenever you need us, we’re ready to help.

Our lawyers have been supporting Police Federation members for over 60 years

Our experience working with the police community is exceptional, with our lawyers having supported Police Federation members for more than six decades.

This level of experience provides us with a comprehensive understanding of the many challenges police officers face in their admirable work, and in turn how best to support. We’re ready to help, whenever you need us, so that you can focus on the important job at hand.

How we can support you

Our lawyers will have an initial discussion with you to ensure they understand your situation fully, enabling them to provide the very best advice possible. They’ll then talk you through your options, avoiding unnecessary jargon and clearly outlining the steps ahead.

We can help with:

Need assistance?

If you need legal advice or support, simply contact your Police Federation representative in the first instance who’ll put you in contact with our team of experts, or you can call us directly on 0845 601 1907.

Our lawyers can support you face-to-face at one of our local offices, via phone, email, or video call- whatever’s easiest for you.


Personal injury service for Police Federation members

You’re covered for all injuries and accidents, both on and off duty, excluding road traffic accidents. Cover also extends to members of your family injured in the same or separate incidents.

Our expert personal injury lawyers have extensive knowledge of the unique losses that can affect police officers injured in the line of duty, and we work to recover these as part of your compensation.

We’re experienced in helping officers in all areas of personal injury, either on or off duty, and with us, your claim won’t cost you or the Police Federation anything - even if the claim is unsuccessful - as we take all the risk.  If your claim is successful, you’ll retain 100% of your damages.  

Contact your local branch board in the first instance for more information.


Employment law for Police Federation members

We’re committed to protecting police officers’ rights at work, and we advise Police Federation members on all relevant areas of employment.

This highly specialist area not only requires extensive technical legal knowledge, but also an in-depth understanding of police work and the wider issues that affect police officers at work. Our long history working with the Police Federation gives us the experience and understanding needed to best support you.

Our specially trained employment lawyers are on hand to help and provide practical advice on all employment issues, including:

  • All aspects of Police Regulations
  • Discrimination and equality issues
  • Pension disputes
  • Working time issues­­­­
  • Whistleblowing
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Medical retirement
  • Attendance and performance

Contact your local brand board in the first instance for more information.


Family law for Police Federation members 

Getting a divorce is never easy, especially on top of the pressure of police work.  At Slater and Gordon, we offer Police Federation members a free initial consultation, a competitively priced fixed-fee divorce package and discounted hourly rates. We’ll be with you every step of the way, so you can focus on your job and let us deal with everything else.

Our nationwide team of family lawyers have unique experience of dealing with complex police divorce cases. All our family specialists have undertaken an intense training programme to ensure they’re fully equipped to advise on every aspect of police culture, pay, pensions and shift pattern.  No one understands better the unique pressures of police work and how to protect your rights - especially your pension. 

We provide access to some of the country’s best family lawyers and offer Police Federation members and police personnel:

  • A free initial appointment at a time convenient to you, outside of office hours where required
  • A reduced fixed-fee petitioner divorce of £420 (inc. VAT) plus court fee
  • An expert team with over 10 years’ experience of police family law
  • A local family law representative for your area
  • Discounted rates

If you think we could help, call us for a free family consultation on 0808 175 7710.


Will, trusts and estates for Police Federation members

Many people put off making a will, but writing a will ensures that your wishes regarding your money, possessions and property are carried out in the event of your death.

Our specialist lawyers take the time to understand your needs and suggest innovative, bespoke solutions to protect your assets, giving you peace of mind that your estate is handled, and your loved ones are taken care of.

As a Police Federation member, you have access to a range of discounted services. We’re able to advise in all areas of wills, trusts and probate, including:

  • Trusts
  • Wills
  • Inheritance tax planning
  • Domicile issues
  • Business succession planning
  • Care home fee planning
  • Lasting powers of attorney
  • Probate and estate administration

If your requirements are straightforward, we also offer Police Federation members a document only will that you can complete online, free of charge. 

Choosing the right will is quick and straightforward with our online wills selector. Simply answer the on-screen questions and the selector will suggest a will based on your answers.

Once you’ve selected your will, set-up an account and follow the on-screen questions to insert your wishes. When completed, print the will and follow the instructions to get it signed and witnessed. It takes approximately 30 minutes to complete.

At the checkout, enter your Police Federation discount code: DHM999. This’ll be applied to the final purchase price.

If you have complex requirements or would prefer to speak to a member of the team, please contact Slater and Gordon’s wills team on 0845 601 1908.

Complex or offline wills may incur a charge; however, discounts are available to Police Federation members. Speak to your wills advisor for more details.


Property service for Police Federation members

Slater and Gordon offer a complete range of property and conveyancing law advice and services.  We deal with all aspects of residential and leasehold conveyancing, including re-mortgaging and transfers of equity.

Conveyancing doesn’t have to be complicated. We guide you through the process and keep you updated every step of the way.

At each step, we work to protect your best interests, and we’ll make sure you receive fast, effective advice to enable your transaction to run as smoothly and as stress-free as possible.

Whether you’re a first-time buyer, up-sizing, downsizing, buying or selling, we can help.

Our services include:

  • Sales and purchases of house and flats
  • Re-mortgages
  • Transfers of equity
  • Shared ownership, including staircasing transactions
  • Off-plan purchases
  • Tenancies

We offer Police Federation members 10% discount off our conveyancing fees. Our property specialists operate across the country and can offer immediate and accessible representation anywhere in the UK.

Get a free, no obligation quote in minutes with our online conveyancing calculator and apply your Police Federation discount code: DHM999 to receive 10% off.