Keeping you up to date with the latest news from the UK’s third largest building society.
BANK RATE CHANGE
On 2 November 2017, the Bank of England announced that the Bank Base Rate would increase with immediate effective from 0.25% to 0.50%.
2 November 2017
The Yorkshire Building Society Group has today announced it will add the full Bank Rate increase of 0.25% to all variable rate savings accounts.
10 October 2017
The Society has today marked World Mental Health Day (Tuesday 10 October) by signing an employer pledge to support its colleagues to be open about mental health problems.
13 October 2017
Oliver and Olivia are the nation’s most popular baby names of 2016 according to the Office of National Statistics, but Matthew and Isabella lead the way when it comes to young savers.
4 October 2017
New research reveals 66% of 18-40 year olds expecting financial support feel guilty about receiving help from their parents or other family members to purchase their first house.
10 November 2017
You have a well-paid job, a healthy savings habit, but then your child develops a serious illness and you give up work to be by their side...
30 October 2017
Colleagues Adam Waterfall and Katie Wood saying thanks a million for the 4 million pounds contribution made by the Society's members.
12 September 2017
Analysis by Yorkshire Building Society into change in local house price and earnings ratios since housing market peak before the financial crash 10 years ago shows there are major differences in affordability across Britain, with affordability in some local authority areas worsening by 61% while in others affordability has improved by up to 42% as changes in housing markets and wages vary.
23 October 2017
Yorkshire Building Society has been named as one of the top flexible, family friendly workplaces. Large and small public and private sector organisations compete annually to gain a place on the list compiled by charity Working Families.
2 October 2017
Yorkshire Building Society colleagues across the country are asking people to sock it to them by donating new pairs of socks to help keep homeless people warm this winter. The Society is launching its month-long Socktober appeal throughout October as part of its charity partnership with End Youth Homelessness (EYH) and to raise awareness of World Homelessness Day on Tuesday 10 October.
04 September 2017
Ahead of the beginning of the academic year, Yorkshire Building Society has compiled a checklist to help students preparing for university protect their belongings.
04 September 2017
Parents with preschool aged children looking to take a step on or up the property ladder could see a 17%1 increase in the amount they can borrow once the government’s new free childcare scheme comes into play.
04 September 2017
Yorkshire Building Society is aiming to improve social mobility for young people as it targets pupils across the UK to receive financial education lessons
13 July 2017
Super Mario and Iron Man were among hundreds of Yorkshire Building Society colleagues who took an 80ft leap of faith to raise £40,000 for their charity partner, End Youth Homelessness.
01 August 2017
Yorkshire Building Society has today announced a solid performance during the first half of 2017 as it continues to focus on delivering excellent customer service in its core mortgages and savings businesses.
24 August 2017
The latest figures from Yorkshire Building Society show it is continuing to keep complaints low as it seeks to give customers the best possible service.
9 June 2017
Yorkshire Building Society is celebrating its tenth award win of the year so far after receiving further accolades for its market-leading mortgages.
6 April 2017
Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation has donated more than £7 million to more than 23,400 charities and good causes around the UK.
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.
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.
21 April 2017
Society pleased to be able to help borrowers with new variable mortgage which has the lowest rate ever seen within the UK market.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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