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March 2013

Leeds combines great ISA value with exclusive market leading notice account

Leeds Building Society is offering an exclusive market leading 30 day notice account to all its new and existing tax free investors, available for both the end of the current and the beginning of the new tax year. This account, awarded 4 stars by Moneyfacts, allows an ISA customer who places any funds in it now, and then chooses an ISA with the Society (minimum opening balance of £1) to transfer penalty free without having to give the 30 days notice.

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Leeds Building Society wins award for ‘Best Buy-to-Let Mortgage Provider’

A photograph showing Leeds Building Society staff and their award

Leeds Building Society has won the prestigious award for ‘Best Buy-to-let Mortgage Provider’ at the Business Moneyfacts Awards 2013. This award is evidence of the excellent products the Society has given to brokers through its buy-to-let mortgage range.

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Strong member support for Leeds Building Society AGM – 26th March 2013

Leeds Building Society, the UK’s 5th largest building society, held its Annual General Meeting in Leeds earlier today. Members voted overwhelmingly for the re-election of Peter Hill and Kim Rebecchi, and for the election to the Board of Robin Litten, Karen Wint, Philippa Brown, David Fisher and Phil Jenks.

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Silverlink Office of Leeds Building Society raises over £200 for Red Nose Day

Pictured, staff from Leeds Building Society’s Wallsend branch. From left to right are Amy McKie (Customer Service Advisor), Lara Mant (Branch Manager) and Dawn Armstrong (Customer Service Advisor)

Staff at the Silverlink office of Leeds Building Society raised £215 on Red Nose Day 2013 to raise funds for Comic Relief. In additions to the fundraising efforts from staff, at Mercantile House, Kingfisher Way on Silverlink Business Park, fundraising and donations from members of the public took place across the Society’s 11 branches in the North East.

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Leeds welcomes budget support for home ownership

Leeds Building Society, which recently announced record mortgage lending, has welcomed the announcement in today’s budget that will help more people buy their own home.

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Silverlink Office of Leeds Building Society raises over £200 for Red Nose Day

Pictured, staff from Leeds Building Society's Wallsend branch. From left to right are Amy McKie (Customer Service Advisor), Lara Mant (Branch Manager) and Dawn Armstrong (Customer Service Advisor)

Staff at the Armley branch of Leeds Building Society, at 45/47 Town Street, raised £90 on Red Nose Day 2013 to raise funds for Comic Relief. The team in the branch raised these funds by raffling off a hamper.Staff at the Silverlink office of Leeds Building Society raised £215 on Red Nose Day 2013 to raise funds for Comic Relief. In additions to the fundraising efforts from staff, at Mercantile House, Kingfisher Way on Silverlink Business Park, fundraising and donations from members of the public took place across the Society's 11 branches in the North East.

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Leeds reduces rate to market leading 2.09% on 2 year fixed rate mortgage

Leeds Building Society has reduced the rate on its 2 year fixed rate mortgage by 0.15% to a new, market leading rate of just 2.09% available up to 65% LTV. Furthermore, there is no higher lending charge and 10% capital repayments are allowed each year without penalty. There are also versions available, delivering exactly the same flexibility and following rate reductions of up to 0.16%, at 2.49% up to 75% LTV, 2.99% between 76% and 80% LTV and at 3.85% between 81% and 85% LTV.

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Nottingham branch of Leeds Building Society raises £40 on Red Nose Day

Photo of the Nottingham branch team dressed as various animals

Staff at the Nottingham branch of Leeds Building Society raised £40 on Red Nose Day 2013 to raise funds for Comic Relief. The team in the branch, at 23 Listergate, raised these funds by wearing animal themed onesies, holding a homemade bake sale of cakes and cookies and by asking their customers to name the teddy bear to win as a prize.

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