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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

4.2
88%
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97%
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David Cutter
David Cutter
69 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 5 years

"Great place to work"

Sep 2, 2021 - Team Leader in Skipton, England, England
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Positive Outlook
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A real culture of doing the right thing for colleagues and customers. You can tell it’s a mutual owned by its members and not just chasing the bottom line for the benefit of shareholders. There’s

Cons

The location of the HO seems to make recruitment a challenge. Maybe offering more remote working options would help with this.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Skipton Building Society

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Skipton Building Society Interviews

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Positive47%
Negative33%
Neutral20%
Getting an Interview
Applied online71%
Employee Referral14%
In Person14%
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  1. Part-Time Administrator Interview

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    They asked many questions related to be a financial advisor, where was not appropriate to the applied job. The questions were out of expectations for the job applied. Very unpleasant interview session.
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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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