Family-run firm is new Ark Our Partner


A FAMILY-RUN firm of mortgage and insurance advisors has come on board as the latest member of Ark Cancer Centre Charity’s Our Partner family of corporate supporters.

Based in Winchester Street, Basingstoke, HLSA Financial Services Ltd has adopted Ark as its Charity of the Year for 2020-21.

Zakia Khalid, director of HLSA Financial Services Ltd, said the company is delighted to be supporting Ark’s campaign to raise £5million to help fund and deliver supportive services and care, complementary therapies, and an enhanced environment in a NHS cancer treatment centre for local cancer patients and their loved ones at Basingstoke hospital.

Zakia said: “Ark’s campaign will make a big difference to so many people in our local community, and we are pleased to be supporting the charity.

“We are a family-run firm and are keen to do what we can to support a local charity that will help and support local families in the community where we work.

“The Covid-19 pandemic has really put the spotlight on how valuable local charities are to local communities. We were already looking to support Ark, and now we are more keen than ever to help and support this good cause.”

Zakia added: “We have a reputation for excellent service standards, integrity, and consistency, and we pride ourselves on providing the highest level of service. We look forward to extending that same approach into our charitable and community work.”

HLSA Financial Services Ltd offers mortgage and insurance advice from its offices in Basingstoke, and has qualified advisors that can visit clients at the home or office in Hampshire, Surrey, London and Cardiff. The firm, which also advises on wills and funeral plans, further offers non face-to-face advice and can arrange phone consultations to suit clients

Mark Jones, said: “Ark is delighted to welcome HLSA Financial Services on board as the latest member of Ark’s Our Partner family of corporate supporters. The pledge of support from Zakia and her team is much appreciated.

“Ark’s Our Partner corporate supporters have made a significant contribution when it comes to raising funds for, and awareness of, the charity’s £5million appeal and its mission to help and support cancer patients and their loved ones.”