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Yorkshire Building Society Appoints Chief People Officer

Tips to prepare for and respond to flooding

2 July 2019

Yorkshire Building Society gives tips to help homeowners protect themselves from flooding, and advice on what to do if your house floods.

Society staff hold online safety event in Halifax branch

Society hosts online safety event in Halifax

28 June 2019

Yorkshire Building Society branch in Halifax held an event providing people with hints and tips to stay safe online.

New research highlights lack of savings

New research highlights lack of savings

11 June 2019

Yorkshire Building Society research highlights the UK’s fragile finances with too few people saving enough

Society staff help give financial education to school children in Rothwell

Society hosts financial education event for children

6 June 2019

The event to help teach financial education to children, parents and grandparents was held over half-term.

Society celebrates 100,000 volunteering hours

Society celebrates volunteering milestone

28 May 2019

Yorkshire Building Society is celebrating donating more than 100,000 hours of colleague volunteering time.

Scale of workers in UK not saving revealed

Society shows scale of workers in UK not saving

27 May 2019

The number of people working in the UK and not saving money is enough to fill Wembley Stadium 92 times.

Recent News

Tips to prepare for and respond to flooding

2 July 2019

Yorkshire Building Society gives tips to help homeowners protect themselves from flooding, and advice on what to do if your house floods.

Society hosts online safety event in Halifax

28 June 2019

Staff at the Halifax branch held an event providing people with hints and tips to stay safe online.

Exploring the UK’s attitude to saving money

11 June 2019

Yorkshire Building Society research shows people’s attitudes and priorities when it comes to saving and spending money.

Society holds financial education event for children

6 June 2019

30 children participated in the Society’s Money Minds sessions delivered by colleagues and suitable for children aged 5 to 11 years old.

Yorkshire Building Society Appoints Chief People Officer

31 May 2019

Yorkshire Building Society has appointed Orlagh Hunt as Chief People Officer.

Society celebrates volunteering milestone

28 May 2019

Yorkshire Building Society reveals the number of people working in the UK and not saving money is enough to fill Wembley Stadium 92 times.

Society shows scale of workers in UK not saving

27 May 2019

Yorkshire Building Society reveals the number of people working in the UK and not saving money is enough to fill Wembley Stadium 92 times.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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