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End Youth Homelessness

Yorkshire Building Society launches partnership with End Youth Homelessness

09 January 2016

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

Society to give the gift of time this Christmas

Society to give the gift of time this Christmas.

30 November 2016

Yorkshire Building Society is asking communities across the UK to help them give the gift of time this Christmas for its final Hour of Need campaign activity in aid of Marie Curie.



Stamp duty reform would help aspiring homeowners buy, research shows.

22 November 2016

Almost two in three aspiring homeowners would be more likely to buy if they didn’t have to pay stamp duty, new research published by Yorkshire Building Society shows.

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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.

YouGov survey, carried out for YBS, highlights lack of early financial education

14 November, 2016

Yorkshire Building Society has today released figures showing that fewer than a quarter of parents (22%) with a child aged 17 or under regularly talk to their children about money or finances.

Yorkshire Building Society announces new chief executive.

14 October 2016

Yorkshire Building Society has announced the appointment of Mike Regnier as Chief Executive. Mike, who joined the Society in 2014, is currently Chief Customer Officer and Executive Director. He is expected to take up the role at the UK’s second largest building society on 1 January, 2017, subject to regulatory approval.

Colleagues lend a hand at Nottingham allotment

12 October 2016

Four colleagues from the Yorkshire's Milton Street branch spent a day at The Friary’s allotments helping to harvest crops which the charity uses to feed homeless people at its drop in centre.

Government urged to examine major stamp duty change.

20 September 2016

Yorkshire Building Society is urging the Government to consider reforming stamp duty land tax to make it paid by sellers not buyers, removing the tax burden entirely for more than 225,000 people[i] getting on the housing ladder every year.

Children named Lilly and Benjamin are the top savers at YBS.

7 September 2016

Just days after the Office of National Statistics reported the most popular baby names for 2015, Yorkshire Building Society has announced its top 10 child savers names during last year.

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