Keeping you up to date with the latest news from the UK’s third largest building society.
18 April 2018
Society has backed calls to improve rail connectivity across the Northern Powerhouse by including a city centre stop for Bradford on a proposed new faster transpennine line.
1 March 2018
Despite a competitive market, the Yorkshire Building Society Group recorded a 9% increase in pre-tax profits and a 25% rise in core operating profit.
9 March 2018
The Society has launched a search for new apprentices to work for YBS — one of the UK’s largest building societies — as part of National Apprenticeship Week (5 - 9 March).
1 February 2018
Society named the First-Time Mortgage Buyers’ Choice at the Moneyfacts Consumer Awards 2018 – the third consecutive year the mutual has received the accolade.
29 March 2018
Yorkshire Building Society Group has announced the appointment of David Morris as Chief Commercial Officer.
29 January 2018
Yorkshire Building Society has been recognised for its commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of colleagues and customers.
18 April 2018
Yorkshire Building Society has backed calls to improve rail connectivity across the Northern Powerhouse by including a city centre stop for Bradford on a proposed new faster transpennine line.
13 April 2018
It may be regarded as one of the unluckiest days of the year, but it seems superstitious associations do not prevent homeowners from moving on Friday 13th, with Yorkshire Building Society reporting an above average number of mortgage completions on that day.
1 March 2018
Yorkshire Building Society Group has today announced a strong financial performance for 2017, as it continues to help millions of people across the UK achieve their saving and home-buying goals.
29 March 2018
Yorkshire Building Society Group has announced the appointment of David Morris as Chief Commercial Officer. Mr Morris has more than 12 years’ experience in financial services and product management, most recently as Head of Product at Coventry Building Society.
09 March 2018
Yorkshire Building Society has launched a search for new apprentices across the region to come and work for one of the UK’s largest building societies as part of National Apprenticeship Week (5 - 9 March).
02 March 2018
Home movers looking to make the most of current low interest rates could be missing a trick by not porting their mortgage deal, says Yorkshire Building Society.
26 February 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.
27 February 2018
It was with deep sadness that Yorkshire Building Society learned that Jon Udall, a regional manager in our branch network, and Ellie Udall, a development manager in our agency network, passed away following injuries sustained in a helicopter crash in Nevada earlier this month.
31 January 2018
Yorkshire Building Society is marking Time to Talk Day (Thursday, 1 February), a national day which encourages people to talk about mental health, by urging customers to speak out about any difficulties they’re facing after seeing a 13% year-on-year increase1 in the number experiencing mental health difficulties.
29 January 2018
Yorkshire Building Society has been recognised for its commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of colleagues and customers by achieving certification to the Occupational Health and Safety Management System standard, OHSAS 18001.
25 January 2018
Yorkshire Building Society has been crowned winners in two categories and shortlisted in five at the National Centre for Diversity Grand Awards 2018.
18 January 2018
Employers can now offer a new way to improve the financial wellbeing of their employees thanks to a new relationship between Salary Finance, the UK’s leading financial wellbeing business, and Yorkshire Building Society.
5 January 2018
‘The diet starts in January’ is a well-used phrase over the festive period but does it have to mean a gym membership?
4 January 2018
Whilst splitting up from a spouse can be an emotional strain it can also have serious financial ramifications.
13 December 2017
All of Yorkshire Building Society’s variable rate savings accounts receive a 0.25% interest boost from Thursday (14 December) and there’s no time like the present to start the savings habit.
29 November 2017
Yorkshire Building Society Group has announced proposed changes to its high street network and office sites that are designed to improve value for its members by delivering better service and greater efficiency.
13 October 2017
Oliver and Olivia might have been announced as the nation’s most popular baby names of 2016 by the Office of National Statistics, but it’s Matthew and Isabella that lead the way when it comes to young savers.
5 October 2017
Alasdair Lenman has been announced as the new Chief Finance Officer, replacing Robin Churchouse, who stepped down last week after 13 years of service at the Society.
10 November 2017
If your child developed a serious illness and you had to give up work to be by their side, would you be able to cope financially?
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.
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. The number of young adults in the UK expecting any help from the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ is double the number who received support with their deposit in 2016.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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