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Tips for selling or buying a new house

Spring into action if you’re looking to move house this summer

9 May 2019

Summer is a popular time to move house so get prepared for selling or buying a new house with our top tips for viewing houses.

Landlords support rent deposit scheme

Call for landlords to help young people who have faced homelessness

12 April 2019

Yorkshire Building Society and End Youth Homelessness are urging landlords to help young people who have faced homelessness into the private rental sector.

Haworth riding for the disabled

Society releases corporate responsibility report

22 March 2019

Yorkshire Building Society has released its annual corporate responsibility report highlighting its work to make a lasting and positive impact on society.

Haworth riding for the disabled

Haworth RDA Thanks Society For Generous Support

21 March 2019

A Haworth-based charity that provides disabled people with access to horse riding and stable management activities has received an £800 donation to support its work.

Using the workplace to get Britain saving

Society launches workplace savings report

20 March 2019

Society’s workplace savings report reveals money worries cost the UK economy up to £51bn a year.

Improving financial resilience

Yorkshire Building Society wants to help the UK get into a savings habit

5 March 2019

CEO Mike Regnier gives his views on financial resilience and getting the UK into a savings habit

Recent News

Spring into action if you’re looking to move house this summer

9 May 2019

Summer is a popular time to move house so get prepared for selling or buying a new house with our top tips for viewing houses.

Call for landlords to help young people who have faced homelessness

12 April 2019

Landlords are being urged to help young people who have faced homelessness into the private rental sector by End Youth Homelessness and Yorkshire Building Society

Society releases corporate responsibility report

23 March 2019

Yorkshire Building Society has released its annual corporate responsibility report highlighting its work to make a lasting and positive impact on society.

Haworth RDA Thanks Society For Generous Support

21 March 2019

A Haworth-based charity that provides disabled people with access to horse riding and stable management activities has received an £800 donation from Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation to support its work.

Society launches workplace savings report

20 March 2019

Society’s workplace savings report reveals money worries cost the UK economy up to £51bn a year.

Yorkshire Building Society anounces 2018 results

28 February 2019

Yorkshire Building Society reports a strong performance for 2018, growing profit and savings balances, while delivering record mortgage lending and reducing costs

Society double winners at Wellbeing Awards

21 February 2019

Society win Financial Wellbeing and Mental Wellbeing awards from the Reward & Employee Benefits Association (REBA)

Society Hits Half A Million For End Youth Homelessness

19 February 2019

Yorkshire Building Society thanks customers and colleagues for raising over half a million pounds for End Youth Homelessness (EYH).

Society supports charity helping bereaved youngsters

11 February 2019

Society donates £1,200 to support musical therapy at award-winning children's mental health charity CHUMS

Society Treble Winners At National Diversity Awards

5 February 2019

Yorkshire Building Society has been crowned winners in three categories at the National Centre for Diversity Grand Awards 2019.

First-time buyers mortgage choice award

1 February 2019

First-time buyers have chosen Yorkshire Building Society as the mortgage provider of choice.

Yorkshire Building Society launches new tool to help people budget.

31 January 2019

The new household budget planner helps people to understand what their outgoings are and what they have left each month.

West Yorkshire FinTech Firms are helping to fight financial crime

29 January 2019

Financial technology experts from across the region came together to share knowledge at a recent conference.

How could Brexit impact borrowers and savers?

21 January 2019

A view from Yorkshire Building Society about Brexit’s impact on mortgage holders and savers.

Society support for life-saving Isle of Wight charity

14 January 2019

Building society members’ small change has helped a Ryde lifeboat station buy vital equipment.

Society wins awards for mortgages and savings

9 January 2019

The Society starts the New Year with a fistful of awards for its mortgages and savings accounts.

Counting the cost of Christmas dinner

20 December 2018

Yorkshire Building Society has compared the cost of a Christmas dinner from several leading supermarkets

Santa Claus is coming to… Slough?

18 December 2018

Yorkshire Building Society analysed the average house price on streets Santa might consider if he ever looks to move from the North Pole

One year to go for Help to Buy ISA applications

18 December 2018

Help to Buy ISA applications close on 30 November 2019... we take a look at what the ISA is and how it works.

Why Yorkshire Building Society takes mental health at work seriously

12 December 2018

Tracey Newton, our Director of People Performance, talks about why looking after the mental health of its employees makes business sense and has had a positive impact.

Christmas present saving tips

23 November 2018

Let the thought count, not the pounds, when it comes to giving gifts this Christmas

Preparing house for winter

06 November 2018

Society is offering tips to keep your property safe this winter.

Location, location!

01 November 2018

Channel 4 announced that it plans to relocate 200 employees to Leeds from its London headquarters.

Elm Street property bargains

29 October 2018

The nightmare of living on Elm Street - Or a chance to grab yourself a property bargain?

New Strategic Economist joins Society

03 October 2018

Yorkshire Building Society has appointed Nitesh Patel as its new Strategic Economist.

Mutuals’ role in sustainable future for the financial services sector

19 September 2018

Yorkshire Building Society CEO Mike Regnier gives his view on the role of building societies in the financial crisis ten years ago, and in the future.

Yorkshire Building Society launches Socktober appeal to support the homeless

18 September 2018

Yorkshire Building Society launches Socktober campaign in partnership with End Youth Homelessness.

How to save enough for Christmas now

17 September 2018

It’s less than 100 days until Christmas and savings experts are urging consumers to consider saving enough for the festive season.

Yorkshire Building Society retains family friendly employer status

14 September 2018

Yorkshire Building Society has been named as one of the best UK employers for building flexible, family friendly workplaces.

What are the benefits of saving in an ISA?

07 September 2018

An ISA has many benefits – it’s the most tax-efficient way a retail saver can deposit money and earn interest.

Public urged to support sanitary product collection

24 August 2018

Yorkshire Building Society is supporting The Red Box Project to highlight the issue of period poverty and receive collections of sanitary products.

Yorkshire Building Society publish complaints figures H1 2018

23 August 2018

The latest figures from Yorkshire Building Society show its continued focus to keep complaints low as it seeks to give customers the best possible service.

AIG Life insurance

14 August 2018

Yorkshire Building Society now offers access to AIG life insurance and critical illness insurance.

Society best for dealing with power of attorney

30 July 2018

Yorkshire Building Society has been hailed the best financial services provider for dealing with power of attorney.

Yorkshire Building Society 2018 Interim Results

26 July 2018

Yorkshire Building Society has today announced a good start to 2018 as it continues to support the nation’s homeownership and savings goals by consistently delivering both excellent customer service and good long-term value to its members.

Yorkshire Building Society commits to government's women in finance charter

12 July 2018

Yorkshire Building Society Group has confirmed its commitment to diversity in financial services by signing the Government’s Women in Finance Charter.

How to keep your cool this summer - Check your EPC before you get your mortgage

11 July 2018

During the current heatwave it can feel impossible to cool down but for house buyers and movers now could be just the opportunity to help you keep your cool this summer.

Take the heat out of your finances this summer, says Yorkshire Building Society

05 July 2018

Yorkshire Building Society offers summer fun seekers tips to make their money work harder during the warmer months

Business leaders of the future meet region's MPs at Parliament

02 July 2018

Apprentices from Yorkshire Building Society were given a glimpse of life in the corridors of power when they visited Parliament.

Yorkshire Building Society wins workplace culture award

28 June 2018

Yorkshire Building Society has been named a winner of a 2018 Lotus Award for Workplace Culture.

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