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Putting your future first

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Last month we told you about how our colleagues have helped us to adapt to the recent uncertain times. And as the dust starts to settle and the Government begins to ease some lockdown restrictions, we’re looking to the future.

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A guide to mortgage valuations during the coronavirus pandemic

by Leeds Building Society


When you remortgage or sell your property, a mortgage valuation is an important part of the process. So we want to let you know what you can expect from this during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Warning: THE MORTGAGED PROPERTY (WHICH MAY BE YOUR HOME) MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE

Behind the scenes: how our colleagues have been helping

Last updated: 14th July 2020


It’s been a strange few months, hasn’t it? Just like our members and the rest of the country, we’ve had to adapt quickly to the new circumstances.

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Here's to two amazing years of fundraising

by Leeds Building Society


We’ve spent the past two years fundraising for Samaritans, as they support the people who need them the most. Now we’ve come to the end of our partnership, we want to look back on our incredible achievements together.

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Rainbow pictures: and the winner is...

by Leeds Building Society


We know it’s been a strange few weeks. But we’ve also seen communities pulling together to offer each other hope – and we think it’s important to celebrate that.

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How to teach your kids about money during lockdown

by Leeds Building Society


Do you remember the first time you had your own money? Maybe it was your weekly pocket money? A fiver tucked into a birthday card? Earning a few pennies from the paper round?

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Coronavirus scams: what they are and how to avoid them

Last updated: 5th August 2020


We know this is a confusing and worrying time for many people. And this can make us feel desperate for help or good news. Sadly, this presents a perfect opportunity for fraudsters to try to take advantage.

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Win a special Leeds Rhinos prize

by Leeds Building Society


Have you got a favourite player you’ve always wanted to meet? Maybe you’re eager to get your hands on a signed shirt or a guided tour of the stadium? Whatever it is, we’re making it happen.

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We're committed to supporting our communities

by Leeds Building Society


As a Society, we’re committed to supporting our members and the communities they’re part of. One way we do this is through our colleague volunteering scheme.

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Show the world some love this Valentine's Day

by Leeds Building Society


Whether it be your partner, friend or even your pet, there’s quite possibly someone very special you’re planning to treat this Valentine’s Day. But for the sake of our shared planet, you may want to consider some of our waste-free ways to spread the love.

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Social media: let's get connected

by Leeds Building Society


If you’re partial to a little scroll through social media, be sure to follow our Leeds Building Society accounts. We share updates and news from across the Society on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on a daily basis. It really is the best place to keep up-to-date with what we’re up to.

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We're continuing to reduce our carbon footprint

Last updated: 4th June 2020


At Leeds Building Society, we’re serious about doing our bit for the environment. So we’re proud to say that 2019 marks the third year we’ve held the Carbon Trust Standard for Carbon.

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We've been accredited with the Fair Tax Mark again

by Leeds Building Society


In 2018 we became the first national high street bank or building society to receive the Fair Tax Mark. We’re very proud to have done so once again for 2019.

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Making space for Samaritans: a huge thank you

by Leeds Building Society


You probably already know, but here at Leeds Building Society we’ve been incredibly proud to sponsor Leeds Rhinos since 2006 – the longest front shirt sponsorship in Super League history. And you may have also already seen that back in the summer we did something very special with that partnership…

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What does community mean to you?

by Leeds Building Society


At Leeds Building Society, we’ve always believed in the power of communities. Whether it’s our founders coming together back in the day to help each other have a place to call home; a local branch celebrating 50 years on their local high street; or completing your local parkrun on a cold, blustery Saturday morning.

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We're looking for our next charity partner!

by Leeds Building Society


Following an incredibly rewarding and successful two year partnership with Samaritans, we’re now starting our search for the Society’s next charity partner, starting from April 2020.

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Join us as we make space for Samaritans

by Leeds Building Society


To drive awareness of mental wellbeing, we are bringing our fantastic partners together in an exciting way. We’re making space for Samaritans on the Rhinos’ shirts by swapping our logo for theirs for one very special match.

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Cycling coast to coast for Samaritans

by Leeds Building Society


21 of our amazing colleagues swapped their suits for cycle shorts last month and hopped on their bikes for Samaritans!

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Holidaying in the UK: the ultimate 'staycation'

by Leeds Building Society


With our roots in beautiful Yorkshire, we don’t have to be convinced that holidaying in the UK can be just as picturesque as going abroad.

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Increasing our volunteering target: challenge accepted

by Leeds Building Society


What a few years it’s been! Together our colleagues have absolutely smashed the volunteering target we set for the Society back in 2016 - more than quadrupling our efforts.

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Celebrating Fair Tax Week 2019

by Leeds Building Society


This month we’ve joined other like-minded organisations in celebrating Fair Tax Week (6-14 July, incorporating Tax Justice Sunday, 7 July) – because we’re proud to say what we pay.

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Branch birthdays for Reading and Southampton

by Leeds Building Society


This June we’ve been celebrating 50 years since our Reading and Southampton branches first opened their doors.

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Meet our marathon runners

by Leeds Building Society


We were founded on the simple principle of people helping people. Now over 140 years later, our charity partnership and work in local communities helps us to keep doing just that.

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Building societies vs banks: the customers' verdict is in...

by Leeds Building Society


With so many financial providers out there these days – from digital start-ups to well-known high-street banks and building societies – making the right choice for your mortgage or savings isn’t always easy.

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Equality, diversity & inclusion: doing what's right for our colleagues

by Leeds Building Society


We’ve got an important ambition here at Leeds Building Society – to have an inclusive culture which enables our colleagues with a diverse range of skills, experiences, backgrounds and opinions to flourish, without barriers.

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We've been Fair Tax Mark accredited

by Leeds Building Society


We’re really proud to be the first national high-street bank or building society to receive the Fair Tax Mark accreditation.

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Your e-newsletter ideas

by Leeds Building Society


We’re always looking for ways to improve our e-newsletter, and we want to make sure we give our members what they want. We recently asked you what you’d like to read about in future, and were excited to see you take this chance to make your opinions heard! Thanks to all who took part in our survey, we’ve collected lots of great ideas…

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Top tips to get you ready for summer

by Leeds Building Society


At this time of year it’s exciting to make summer plans, but it is easy to forget the small details that could potentially spell disaster for your holidays. Take a look at our top tips on how to make sure you’re ready for summer.

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How we've helped our members

by Leeds Building Society


Whether it's saving for their home, going on that holiday of a lifetime, or paying for their big day, we've always worked to help our members do more with their money. Here are a few of the things we've helped our members achieve over the years.

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Making your vote really count

by Leeds Building Society


We used our online member forum, TalkingPoint, to find out which charities you wanted us to support at our AGM earlier this year. You chose to support homeless charities and organisations supporting adults and children with physical and mental disabilities – Depaul and Sense.

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Protecting yourself against online identity theft

by Leeds Building Society


Online identity theft is the fastest-growing crime in the United Kingdom. In this guide, we explain how criminals steal online identities, which information you need to protect, and how you can go about protecting it.

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10 facts about Leeds Building Society

by Leeds Building Society


2015 is Leeds Building Society's 140 anniversary year. Here we take a look back through our history with a list of 10 facts you might not have known about Leeds Building Society.

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