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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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Changes to branch, product and brand

Yorkshire Building Society plans branch, product and brand changes

25 January 2017

Yorkshire Building Society Group has announced proposals to make changes to its branch network, product range and one of its brands which are designed to deliver better long-term value to its 3.3m customers.


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.

The Society First Time Buyers' Champion

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.


Recent News

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.

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.

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