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August 2016

Leeds strengthens IT Risk and Governance team

New IT Risk and Governance team member - Richard Dew

Leeds Building Society has strengthened its IT Risk and Governance team with the appointment of a new lead for this area.

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From databases to digging for Leeds Financial Crime team

Volunteers from Leeds Building Society spent a day improving the facilities for visitors to the Donkey Sanctuary in Leeds.

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Leeds Building Society appoints Head of Products & Pricing

Leeds Building Society has appointed Matt Bartle as Head of Products & Pricing.

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Leeds Building Society appoints Head of Customer Experience

Yvonne Banks - Head of Customer Experience

Leeds Building Society has appointed Yvonne Banks as Head of Customer Experience.

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More choice in Help to Buy mortgages from Leeds Building Society

Leeds Building Society has refreshed its competitive range of Help to Buy equity (HTB1) mortgages and extended the choice of fees assisted deals.

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Leeds criteria changes aid longer-term tenants and landlords

Leeds Building Society has made further improvements to its mortgage criteria to help longer-term tenants and landlords alike.

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Leeds five-year fix rated “outstanding”

Leeds Building Society’s latest five-year fixed rate mortgage has been rated “outstanding”.

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Leeds passes on full 0.25% cut to borrowers

Leeds Building Society is reducing its standard variable rate (SVR) mortgage by 0.25% with effect from 1st September 2016.

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Sustained mortgage growth leads to record first half for Leeds Building Society

Leeds Building Society has reported strong results for the first half of 2016, driven by further growth in mortgage lending and a reduction in impairment provisions.

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Society sponsors local Rugby team

Leeds Building Society has sponsored kits for the junior Rugby team at Wyke ARLFC.

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From spreadsheets to spades for Leeds Project team

A team of 25 volunteers from Leeds Building Society’s Change Delivery department spent a day revamping the adventure playground area at Nell Bank in Ilkley.

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