Skipton Building Society FAQ

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Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at Skipton Building Society.

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34 English questions out of 34

18 April 2021

Does Skipton Building Society offer an employee assistance or workplace counselling program?

Pros

Great colleagues, good employee benefits and nice location

Cons

The workloads are unmanageable causing a lot of stress for colleagues.

Advice to Management

Don't cut headcount until there is a plan on how to reduce the volume of work. Managers need to have confidence to challenge business decisions and work volumes.

Great colleagues, good employee benefits and nice location

18 April 2021

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14 September 2020

Does Skipton Building Society offer unlimited holiday?

Pros

Great positice environment,lots of development, customer focused culture

Cons

At the time flexibility in hours

At the time flexibility in hours

14 September 2020

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8 September 2020

Does Skipton Building Society offer relocation assistance?

Pros

Good company to work for, has decent internal prospects and happy to help you train or make internal movements to help you get the role you desire if you are willing to put in the time yourself. Pay is OK not as high as some similar companies but for being out of a city its reasonable. Good benefits and holidays package along with this.

Cons

Management direction can sometimes feel rushed or forced which causes issues further down the line

Advice to Management

Take more time with decisions, delivering at pace is one thing but rushing things through doesnt always help

Good benefits and holidays package along with this.

8 September 2020

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19 June 2019

Does Skipton Building Society assist with or provide childcare?

Pros

Excellent benefits and they really do care for colleagues, sadly at the expense of actually getting work done!

Cons

The exec team have no idea how to run a business - we don't do programmes as they're too expensive.. but run multiple linked projects that never work!

Advice to Management

Try to learn from other companies - not just Gartner research

Excellent benefits and they really do care for colleagues, sadly at the expense of actually getting work done!

19 June 2019

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1 May 2021

How are the career development opportunities at Skipton Building Society?

Pros

Great opportunity to progress. Looks after employees

Cons

Very insular. It's not what you knownits who you know.

Great opportunity to progress.

1 May 2021

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