Yorkshire Building Society

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They used to be fair and fun, but the new management are too big for their boots

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Bradford, Yorkshire and the Humber, England (UK)

ProsReasonable salaries and benefits.
Nice coffee in the canteen.

ConsCrap location, miles out of town, with nothing to do at lunchtime. OK if you travel to work via the motorway (M62), but not if you have to drive home via Bradford centre.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your staff, and stop growing so fast. All the fun is disappearing as acquisition after acquisition is chased. It's not fun to work there any more.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work

    Manager (Current Employee) Bradford, Yorkshire and the Humber, England (UK)

    I have been working at Yorkshire Building Society full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Fantastic people, really friendly and you do feel that you work for a mutual. Definitlley being a building society… Cons: Work load really high due to sucesssion of mergers and sometimes you feel like your chasing your tail and not making headway. This causes frustration… Advice to Senior Management: The business needs to be structured in a way that allows… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

     

    Graduate Trainee Accountant salary well below the UK market rate

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Yorkshire Building Society full-time


    Pros: Trainee programme takes you through CIMA exams Cons: Upon completion of CIMA programme (roughly 3 years) the salary… Advice to Senior Management: Increase the base pay being offered to attract the best… More
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