For the past two years the London Stock Exchange has published a report named ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ which celebrates the most dynamic, innovative and fastest-growing small and mid-sized UK companies. We are delighted to report than Animal Friends was named as one of them.
It’s a huge achievement for us to receive this recognition, in a year where we have already received 3 accolades at the Consumer Moneyfacts Awards and ‘Best Pet Insurance Provider of the Year’ from Moneynet. It’s incredibly gratifying to receive awards for the service we deliver to our customers, but it’s really special to be called ‘inspiring’.
Animal Friends is a home-grown company; Elaine Fairfax, our company founder and MD, had a life-long dream of helping animals. What started as a simple wish has grown into a thriving business, and last year we were proud to reach the milestone of donating over £2 million to animal charities all over the world. It is Elaine’s drive and determination which has made Animal Friends what it is today.
Speaking about the London Stock Exchange’s report Elaine said:
“It’s absolutely wonderful to be included in this report, to be named as a Company to Inspire Britain is something we are incredibly proud of. Inspiration is so important to our business. I started Animal Friends because of my passion for animals, and the drive to make the company a success comes from wanting to contribute to their care. Whether it’s the pets who have policies with us, or those we support by donating to animal charities all over the world, we are inspired by animals. Our staff are animal-lovers themselves, which motivates them to do all they can, both inside the office and out.
The more we grow as a business, the more animals we can help. That’s what inspires us.”
We hope we have inspired you to do something for animals, whether it’s donating to an animal charity, volunteering at an animal shelter, or making sure you protect your own pets by insuring them.