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Keeping you up to date with the latest news from the UK’s second largest building society.


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Colleagues lend a hand at blaise

Society launches new Corporate Responsibility Report and Vision

13 March 2017

The Society Matters report demonstrates the organisation’s recent achievements and vision for the future aligned to the key themes of Community, Customers, People and the Environment.


Yorkshire Building Society announces new chief executive.

YBS 2016 Financial Results

28 February 2017

Yorkshire Building Society Group has today announced a solid financial performance for 2016 as it continues to help people save for the future and buy a home of their own.

Olivia Mason is a trailblazer apprentice at Yorkshire Building Society

Society launches search for 24 new apprentices

17 March 2017

Yorkshire Building Society Group has launched a search for new apprentices across the Yorkshire region to come and work for the UK’s second largest building society.


Recent News

Yorkshire Building Society launches partnership with End Youth Homelessness

017 March, 2017

Yorkshire Building Society has proudly launched a new three year charity partnership with End Youth Homelessness.

Stamp duty should be altered as three-quarters of first-time buyers paid the tax in 2016, says Yorkshire Building Society

03 March, 2017

Stamp duty is prohibiting first-time buyers and should be altered in the Budget on 8 March, Yorkshire Building Society, has said today. Latest figures show that in 2016, just a quarter (26%) of FTBs bought properties worth under the stamp duty threshold of £125k, down from 47% in 2006

Yorkshire building society publish complaints figures

28 February 2016

Yorkshire Building Society’s focus on improving the experience of customers has led to complaint numbers remaining low compared to the sector average, new figures suggest.

The Yorkshire named First Time Buyers' Champion for the second time

07 February 2017

Thousands of consumers voted to crown Yorkshire Building Society the best choice for first-time buyer mortgages at the 2017 Moneyfacts Consumer Awards.

Why Bradford needs devolution

21 February 2017

Bradford has a great past and like many who care about it as a city and, most importantly, those who live and work here, I am most interested in ensuring it has a great future too.

Society takes action to end youth homelessness

15 February 2017

Branches of Yorkshire Building Society across the country are holding their first action days in February and March in support of a new three year charity partnership with End Youth Homelessness (EYH).

The Yorkshire Building Society Group celebrates Moneynet award success

16 January 2017

The Yorkshire Building Society Group claimed three of the top accolades at the Moneynet Personal Finance Awards 2017.

Yorkshire Building Society celebrates award success.

17 November 2016

Yorkshire Building Society has been recognised for its successful £1million fundraising campaign in aid of Marie Curie at the 2017 Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards.
The Society won the Community Service award which recognises work in the voluntary sector.

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