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  • www.skipton.co.uk
  • Skipton, United Kingdom
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1853
  • Company - Private
  • Lending
  • $500 million to $1 billion (USD)

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Not just another building society. Not just another job. Imagine how good it would feel to help someone choose the mortgage they’ll use to buy their first home. Or the account they’ll use to save for it. We’ve been helping people make big financial decisions since 1853. It’s ...

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Skipton Building Society Reviews

3.8
81%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
Approve of CEO
David Cutter
David Cutter
76 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, less than 1 year

"Local to me and a great employer"

Nov 16, 2021 - Recruitment Specialist in Skipton, England
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

locality
flexible working
great teams
fantastic team members in all teams
awesome benefits including a free will service and employee savings interest

Cons

Not fully remote working for many roles

Advice to Management

Keep the flexibility going in as many roles as possible.
Consider offering cheaper insurance for homes etc as a benefit.
Offer a days holiday every year (extra) for your birthday.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Skipton Building Society

3.7
(36 reviews)

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Skipton Building Society Interviews

Experience
Positive44%
Negative31%
Neutral25%
Getting an Interview
Applied online67%
Employee Referral13%
In Person13%
Difficulty
2.9
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  1. Finance Business Partner Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sweden
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Skipton Building Society (Sweden)

    Interview

    Typical 2 stage interview based on scenarios and competency questions. The second stage interview involved preparing a 'solution' to a problem that was set by the interviewing team. The problem itself appeared to be a direct extract from their overall selling strategy so drawing attention to how any proposed solution would be impacted by culture, internal power plays and capabilities gap was not positively received.
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Company Updates

June 16, 2020
Tales from the trials social post Throughout the pandemic we’ve been inspired by tales of our colleagues volunteering and helping out in local communities. But we have a particularly special story to share with you. Last month Susanne Connick, one of our Regional Financial Advice managers signed up to be one of 1,102 people taking part in the Oxford University Coronavirus vaccine trial. Matt Leach, our head of Financial Advice caught up with her to find out it involved
Shared image - Shining the spotlight on Skipton colleague taking part in Oxford University Covid-19 vaccine trial.
Shining the spotlight on Skipton colleague taking part in Oxford University Covid-19 vaccine trial.
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May 15, 2020
The coronavirus has affected everyone in some way or another. Social distancing, self-isolation, working from home; the world is having to think about other ways to keep things running smoothly. While some of us can find working from home hard, it could be made easier by following some simple steps. We've put together 5 of our top tips for making the most of working from home
www.skipton.co.uk/life-and-money/top-tips-for-working-from-home
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Skipton Building Society Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForFortune2017
  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForBest Companies Group2018

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