Skipton building society sponsors town’s first wellness week aimed to improve physical, mental and financial wellbeing

The team are pleased to announce that Skipton Building Society are official sponsors of Skipton Wellness Week.

Skipton Building Society is a keen promoter of mental health, and their official charity partner is Mental health UK. So who better to sponsor our first ever wellness week?

Join in with Skipton Building Society's FREE Financial Wellbeing session on Friday 11th June.

About Skipton Building Society

Skipton is the UK’s fourth largest building society, with over one million customers, £24bn of assets and a national presence represented by its network of 88 branches. Skipton offers mortgages, savings and restricted financial advice. It heads the Skipton Building Society Group, whose subsidiary companies include Skipton International Limited and significant interests in estate agency and related businesses through the Connells group;

Skipton is the UK’s biggest Cash Lifetime ISA provider (LISA), with over 147,571 LISA customers and account balances of over £875m;

Skipton was named Best National Building Society for the sixth year running in the 2019 What Mortgage awards and Building Society of the Year in the 2018 Moneyage Mortgage Awards;

In 2019 Skipton was named for the fifth year running as one of the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For. Skipton is also Investors in People Platinum (IIP) accredited–joining the elite 2% of IIP accredited organisations in achieving platinum status;

Skipton is rated by two major credit rating agencies. Moody’s assigns a long term local and foreign currency bank deposit rating of Baa1 with a positive outlook and a short term rating of P-2. Fitch assigns the long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) as A- with a stable outlook and a short-term IDR rated F1.

Skipton is still based in the pretty market town whose name it shares since it was established in 1853. And as a mutual, Skipton doesn’t have shareholders to answer to. This means the Society can make decisions based on the long term best interest of the business – and that includes being a good and sustainable corporate citizen.

For further information, or to arrange interviews, please contact the Skipton Press Office on 03456 017247,
email newsline@skipton.co.uk or visit the press section of our website at www.skipton.co.uk.

 

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