This week we’ve hit an important milestone in our route through the COVID-19 coronavirus, in the form of the removal of restrictions in England. While, of course, we welcome such progress, we are also mindful of the need to balance our optimism with doing what’s right to continue keeping our employees and customers safe. We’re... View Article
‘We’re just overwhelmed by this latest show of support from Beverley Building Society members’. That was the reaction from Kate Leaf, Chair of East Yorkshire Food Bank, when we let her know we would be handing over another cheque for £1,000. The money represents 50p for every vote cast at this year’s online AGM. And,... View Article
We’re pleased to announce that we’ve further strengthened our Board with the appointment of Karen Wint as our newest non-executive director. This January, we welcomed Karen Wint, former Chief Operating Officer of Leeds Building Society, to our Board team. Stuart Purdy, Society Chairman, said: “I, along with everyone at the Beverley, am delighted that Karen... View Article
Be alert to scams as lockdown restrictions ease May 17 marked a pivotal point in the Government’s ‘roadmap’ to recovery from the COVID-19 lockdown, as our borders opened to (limited) overseas travel, and ticket sales opened for concerts and summer festivals. But the bad news is that this has coincided with yet more opportunist fraudsters... View Article
Well, our first-ever online AGM was certainly a real occasion. Our head office building, in the centre of Beverley, was a buzz of socially-distanced activity as our team prepared for this momentous event, supported by a very talented film crew. We’re pleased to say that it went off without a hitch and the saying ‘it’ll... View Article
Well, since we last updated you in January, things have, thankfully, started to move forward more positively. In line with the Government’s ‘roadmap’ for gradual lockdown easing, which took its first, tentative steps towards economic recovery on 12 April, we’ve seen many facilities that form the fabric of our daily lives re-open, including leisure centres,... View Article
Well, last night represented a very new experience for all of us at Beverley Building Society, and indeed our members. We live streamed our Annual General Meeting for the first time. And, while we did so largely in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, like so many things over the past year, the learnings from it will no doubt impact positively on what we do in future.
Just a few weeks into the third COVID-19 lockdown, opportunist fraudsters are on the make again. Sadly, there are people out there who make a full-time career out of spotting opportunities to make money at others’ expense, especially at times of national crisis like that created by the coronavirus pandemic. We want to make sure... View Article
First of all, we’d like to wish all our members a Happy New Year. We hope that you and your families are safe and well, and that you have managed to make the most of what we know was a very unusual festive season due to the pandemic. We understand that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s... View Article
This year has proved challenging for most of us in one way or another due to the coronavirus pandemic and its various repercussions. However, for some people, it has not just been a challenge, it has been absolutely devastating. Many have had to deal with a reduced household income, and some have lost their jobs... View Article
Christmas should be a joyful time, full of goodwill and peace to all people. But sadly, it’s also a time when the scammers, fraudsters and hackers around the world ramp up their efforts to fleece people out of their hard-earned money. And coupled with the way these criminals have used the COVID-19 pandemic as a... View Article
It’s one of our most popular annual community activities and last year saw kind-hearted members of the public donating a record amount of toys via our branch. The annual Mission Christmas – Cash for Kids appeal, run by Viking FM – Planet Radio, aims to put a smile on the faces of children who might... View Article
The Beverley has once again stepped forward to support savers with the launch of our new Fixed Rate Bond Issue 02. The new account, offering an attractive rate of 0.75% gross, AER, fixed for two years from opening, for deposits of £5,000 and over, compares well to other offerings currently available. It is the latest... View Article
Well, come Thursday we’re facing the onset of another lockdown, announced by the Government to try to stem the spread of the coronavirus. We sincerely hope that you and your family are managing to stay safe and well amidst fresh concerns around the growth of the pandemic.
We're stepping in to help self-employed people in the UK rebuild their lifestyles and businesses as a result of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
We’re delighted to let you know that we have been awarded a ‘Best Practice Mark of Distinction’ by the Keep Me Posted campaign
Families from across Yorkshire who use the services of Wetherby children’s hospice Martin House are being supported by another donation courtesy of the Beverley. At our AGM each year, we choose one charity that has won our ‘charity of the month’ member vote in the preceding year to benefit from a special, additional donation. We... View Article
We've recently appointed Esther Morley - former Managing Director of challenger bank Secure Trust's mortgage division
Well, this year’s Annual General Meeting will certainly go down in the Society’s history books as our most unusual ever.
Thousands of mums, dads and guardians across the country are turning teacher, and working hard to keep their younger family members occupied
It’s difficult to imagine, but even in situations like the national emergency caused by the coronavirus pandemic
Today Beverley Building Society has agreed to donate to Royal Voluntary Service’s phenomenal effort to ensure no-one is left alone and vulnerable amid the Coronavirus crisis.
Firstly, we hope you, and those you care about, are keeping safe and well during these challenging and uncertain times.
Firstly, we hope that you and your family are managing to stay safe and well at this time, and our thoughts are with anyone who has been taken ill with the virus, or sadly lost loved ones because of it.
Please be reassured that our dedicated team are pulling out all the stops to maintain as normal a service as possible, despite the challenge this situation represents.
A number of Yorkshire charities have received surprise donations throughout the past year thanks to the generosity of the Society and its community-minded members
Lots of Yorkshire charities have now received surprise donations thanks to the generosity of the region’s only independent mutual building society.
We're very excited to be sponsoring East Riding Theatre’s new original play, Horseshoes for Hand Grenades, which explores the impact of World War I on an East Yorkshire community.
The Society has sponsored new shirts for Beverley Grammar School Sixth Form’s football team.