Yorkshire Building Society
Yorkshire Building Society axes high-interest regular savings accounts
Yorkshire Building Society is shutting 66,000 high-interest regular savings accounts in December
13 October 2017
Mortgage price war intensifies with HSBC 1.69% five-year fix
High street giant HSBC has launched the new lowest five-year fix rate mortgage on the market
4 May 2017
YBS wades in on mortgage price war with lowest rate EVER of 0.89%
Yorkshire Building Society has taken the lead in the race to offer the lowest mortgage deal
21 April 2017
Market-leading 0.99% two-year fixed rate mortgage launches
Yorkshire Building Society is offering a new market-leading two-year fixed rate mortgage.
16 March 2017
Norwich & Peterborough current accounts to be closed as banking brand is scrapped – what happens next?
About 100,000 current accounts held with building society brand Norwich & Peterborough will be closed by 31 August
26 January 2017
Yorkshire Building Society fined £4.1m over mortgage arrears failings
Yorkshire Building Society has been fined over £4.1 million for failing to properly deal with customers in arrears
29 October 2014
Forget worrying about sort codes - mobile-to-mobile cash transfers coming soon
Smartphone users will soon be able to pay for goods and services simply by using the recipient's mobile phone number
10 March 2014
Yorkshire Building Society pays £8.4m in refunds after mortgage blunder
Yorkshire Building Society has admitted wrongly charging mortgage customers who had fallen behind with repayments
17 February 2014
Rising rents push more into debt
A record 12,000 tenants who are struggling with rent arrears have contacted a debt advice charity this year
18 October 2012
Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks increase mortgage SVR
Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks have become the latest mortgage lenders to announce a rise in standard variable rates
9 March 2012
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Customers of collapsed rent-to-own firm BrightHouse unlikely to receive any form of refund - here are all the details16 May 2022Customers of collapsed rent to own company BrightHouse are unlikely to get any money back after the firm's joint administrators said the cost of refunding people would "far exceed" the money available.
16 May 2022The energy price cap, which governs what most pay for their energy, is set to change every three months from October under plans announced by Ofgem today. The regulator also revealed it will also make the 'market stabilisation charge' harsher. This is a charge levied on firms acquiring new customers, which will make it harder for suppliers to undercut the price cap with cheaper fixed deals.
Warning: Aldi, M&S, Sainsbury's, Tesco, and more recall chicken products over salmonella fears - here are your refund rights16 May 2022Aldi, M&S, Sainsbury's, Tesco, and Waitrose are recalling a number of chicken products over fears of a salmonella outbreak. We explain your refund rights below.
NHS prescription costs frozen in England for the first time in 12 years – here are all the details and how to save on your medicine bills16 May 2022NHS prescription costs will remain frozen at £9.35 an item for the next 12 months. This is welcome news for many but remember to check if you qualify for free prescriptions or if you can save money with a prescription 'season ticket'. See below for more details.
Thousands of public sector workers to see redundancy payments cut after Government shake-up – your rights explained13 May 2022Thousands of public sector workers in England could soon see the amount they get as redundancy pay cut under new Government guidance.
6 May 2022I set up MoneySavingExpert.com nearly 20 years ago – when arguably the modern web was still in its infancy. With an abundance of self-belief (something I had too much of then, as I realise now) I decided not to read any books, or follow prevailing wisdom on how a site should operate – and just do it my way.
3 May 2022Press the rewind button and go way back to April 2015... Possibly on the telly in the corner of your living room, I was on-air at the time urging savers as usual to use their new tax-free cash ISA allowance – because 'money was nicer in an ISA'. But things changed in 2016.
26 April 2022It's hard to believe the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute (MMHPI) charity is now six years old. As the chair of trustees, each year I write the foreword to its annual report – and today the 2021/22 report is out, so I thought I'd blog my formal chair's foreword here.
Martin Lewis: What happened to my pledge to give £10m to charity – 2022 update (spoiler: it's now £20m)11 April 2022Nearly a decade ago, in June 2012, MSE joined the MSM Group and I pledged £10m to go to charity. As that was a public pledge and I feel I've a duty of transparency, every year or two I bash out a blog report to explain where I'm up to, and who's got what money.
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