Yorkshire Building Society Reviews

Updated May 9, 2022

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Pros
  • "Family oriented great culture good work life balance(in 20 reviews)

  • "flexible working, company that understands your needs, great place to work(in 18 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "compared to other building societies/ banks, you will get paid a lot less at ybs(in 8 reviews)

  • "Career progression and scope for promotion(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years
      Featured Review

      Great place to work

      Nov 25, 2021 - Branch Manager 
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      Pros

      Amazing people, great benefits and wonderful values

      Cons

      Head office in Bradford but now remote working on offer great opportunities

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great so far!

      Mar 23, 2022 - Customer Service Representative in Bradford, England
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      Pros

      its been really well so far. Everybody wants everybody to win. Good encouragement and continue to provide support so that you do better at your job. Quite a friendly environment, free parking coffees. loving the culture and the environment

      Cons

      none so far. still new so will see

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Exciting, fun and challenging place to work

      May 9, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Leeds, England
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      Pros

      Since joining last year, I can honestly say I have enjoyed every moment. YBS is a great organisation to be part of, great culture people and challenges to get stuck in to. I felt part of the team and wider business immediately which was a great feeling

      Cons

      None that i can think off at this juncture

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great place to work

      Apr 26, 2022 - Service Delivery Manager 
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      Pros

      Flexible, friendly, great team ethic.

      Cons

      Sometimes the pay is not as good as other financial providers but there are other benefits.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      One month in - YBS culture

      Apr 19, 2022 - Financial Crime Risk Specialist 
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      Pros

      The people and the culture at YBS have exceeded all expectations. The work/life balance make it an amazing company to work for, and highlights how a working environment should look and feel. I've never felt a stronger sense of teamwork, both within my department, but equally cross-functionally...I should have made the move years ago!!

      Cons

      Its tough to identify negative elements, and I feel that the Covid/working remotely situation probably exacerbate the efficiency of IT/system issues or access

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good company

      Apr 16, 2022 - Project Co-ordiantor in Leeds, England
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      Pros

      Great colleagues, benefits & work life balance

      Cons

      Not applicable for this review

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Not too shabby

      Apr 12, 2022 - Data Architect in Leeds, England
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      Pros

      Very people focused and they do try and put their people first

      Cons

      Very risk adverse, very hard to change anything. IT not respected in the business. Will take a lot to change the mindset of do minimum now.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Mutual company so working for members, not shareholders

      Apr 4, 2022 - Solutions Architect in Bradford, England
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      Pros

      Great people, lots of variety, flexible working.

      Cons

      Losing some of the longer term benefits, and can be frustrating getting things done due to red tape.i

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Work / Life balance while working as Software Engineer

      Mar 17, 2022 - Software Engineer in Leeds, England
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      Pros

      YBS is following the best agile practices in Software Industry to complete deliverables. Employees can maintain their work- life balance due to well planed and established agile practices.

      Cons

      If you enjoy busy and crowded office environment as a software Engineer YBS not that type of environment.

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Not the best

      Mar 27, 2022 - Customer Representative in Leeds, England
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      Pros

      Brilliant branch manager who was supportive (I know this depends on your branch/area) Fabulous work colleagues Small branch team which made work happy

      Cons

      Constantly asking and working towards career progression but no support or development The bigger company/head office don't care about branch teams Selling off branches into agencies without any care for the staff No help in relocating when branch closures came around

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    Yorkshire Building Society has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 279 reviews left anonymously by employees. 81% of employees would recommend working at Yorkshire Building Society to a friend and 74% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 2% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Yorkshire Building Society employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Yorkshire Building Society. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    81% of Yorkshire Building Society employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Yorkshire Building Society 4.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

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