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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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Anitha Bangura with Darlington Building Society's commercial manager Phil Taylor
In 1975, the Huddersfield and Bradford societies merged to create the Huddersfield & Bradford Building Society. The society merged with the West Yorkshire Building Society in 1982, creating the Yorkshire Building Society.
The Yorkshire Building Society has also been linked to a possible bid to return the Rock to mutual status.
Andrew Haigh, chief executive at Newcastle Building Society, said: "Newcastle Building Society has been a part of the North East for over 150 years, helping people buy their homes, save for the future and plan their finances.
Phil Green, head of commercial lending and social housing at Yorkshire Building Society, said, 'Our focus on enhancing the customer experience led us to evaluate our technology and determine where we could make smart and strategic improvements.
His role will be split between managing the savings side of Swansea Building Society, ensuring the products offered continue to meet the needs of the society and its members, and promoting the society throughout east Wales.
Coventry Building Society, Leeds Building Society, Nationwide Building Society and Nottingham Building Society were the other four to be downgraded to negative from stable.
The Leeds Building Society staff who completed the Warrior Beach challenge The Leeds Building Society staff who completed the Warrior Beach challenge TWENTY colleagues from Leeds Building Society's customer contact centre braved the harsh conditions of the Beach Warrior charity event to raise PS2,000 - to be shared between the Great North Air Ambulance and Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
This week, Declan Moore, Progressive Building Society's Operations Director outlines its ownership model and the mutual advantages for savers and borrowers.
YORKSHIRE Building Society Group is to rebrand the Chelsea and Barnsley mutuals and close 22 branches as part of an overhaul.
Skipton Building Society pay 1.4 per cent on their easy-access account and Teachers Building Society 1.35 percent, while the best you'd get from a bank is 0.8 percent from Halifax - or as low as 0.1 per cent from Santander and HSBC.
DARLINGTON Building Society has launched a major rebrand.

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