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building society

One of a number of organizations in Britain that finance the purchase of a home in exchange for the purchaser’s down payment cost, plus interest; often backed by an insurance company.
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Darlington Building Society CEO Colin Fyfe said: "We are relaunching our brand, we've asked customers what they want to see and we are making a commitment to them that we are absolutely determined to remain an independent regional building society.
Building community resilience - Financial and other material support for 44 community groups and five large-scale donations through the Billion Pound Asset Legacy Programme Monmouthshire Building Society is an independent regional building society that has been operating since 1869 and provides a range of mortgage, savings, insurance and legal services.
He said: "In 2012, after spending many years working with Darlington Building Society as their external audit manager, I jumped at the opportunity to join a strong and ethical business at such an interesting time in its history.
In August 1864, the first floor of 28 King Street became the headquarters of the Hudders-field Equitable Permanent Benefit Building Society.
The Family Building Society is a trading name of National Counties Building Society, which started out in 1896 and is based in Epsom, Surrey.
Chase de Vere is the only firm of investment independent financial advisers selected to work with the Family Building Society and will predominantly be providing advice on inheritance tax planning, longterm care planning and funding for education costs.
Improving our customer experience by adding value when they bank with us is at the heart of Cumberland Building Society s strategy, said Gary Richardson, General Manager for IT at Cumberland Building Society.
Colin Franklin, sales and marketing director at Coventry Building Society, said: "We are absolutely delighted to be named Best Building Society for the second year running.
In four years, Barnsley Building Society has donated more than pounds 400,000 to Yorkshire Air Ambulance since its affinity account with the charity was launched.
Yorkshire, the UK's second largest building society, believes that building societies and similar mutual organisations make a crucial contribution to the competition and diversity of the retail financial services market.
The expanded society will be called Coventry Building Society and will be based in Coventry.
The West Midlands-based mutual - the eighth biggest building society in the UK - could be broken up, with its savings arm transferred on to another building society and its assets taken over by the Bank of England.