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August 2013

Leeds Building Society launches fantastic Leeds Rhinos offer

Leeds Building Society has unveiled an exciting new offer in conjunction with Leeds Rhinos, which will take place in 19 of the mutual’s branches in the Yorkshire area. In addition to the Society’s 16 branches in Leeds, the offer is also being promoted at the Harrogate, Ripon and York branches.

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‘Lending a Hand’ to Hollybank Trust

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Leeds Building Society, the UK’s 5th largest, contributes a lot to the communities in which it works through charitable fundraising, and many colleagues are already actively volunteering in their spare time. However, earlier this year the mutual decided to encourage and support this with a new formal volunteering initiative, “Lending a Hand”, that allows everyone to use a day each year to help in the community.

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Help Leeds celebrate their 10th anniversary in Doncaster this weekend

Leeds Building Society is inviting the people of Doncaster to join them for an open day in the branch, at 8 Frenchgate, this Saturday (17th August), to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Society first opening a branch in Doncaster.

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Leeds cuts rate on 2 year fixed rate mortgage to only 2.14%

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Leeds Building Society has reduced the rate on its 2 year fixed rate mortgage by 0.26% to just 2.14%. The mutual has also increased the maximum LTV for this product from 65% to 75% LTV. Furthermore, there is no higher lending charge and 10% capital repayments are allowed each year without penalty.

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Leeds Building Society appoints Chief Information Officer

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Leeds Building Society has appointed Tom Clark as Chief Information Officer and General Manager. He will provide leadership to the IT Services and Operations, Systems Development and Business Change Management teams of the UK’s 5th largest building society. In his new role Tom will have responsibility for the strategy, risk, performance and people aspects of these teams.

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Leeds supports ‘Help to Buy’ Equity Loan scheme

Leeds Building Society, which this week announced record half year results, has launched its first set of products under the Government’s Help to Buy Equity Loan scheme.

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Leeds maintains momentum with record results

Leeds Building Society, the UK’s fifth largest building society, today announced a strong set of half year results with savings balances, assets and membership numbers all at record levels.

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