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Yorkshire Building Society

Yorkshire Building Society

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Region: Bradford; West Yorkshire; Yorkshire and the Humber


Sector: Financial services
Financial and insurance activities
64 - Financial service activities, except insurance and pension funding
Number Employed: 1500

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 25-11-2011
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Planned Job Creation: 120

Additional Information

The Yorkshire Building Society has announced plans to create 120 new jobs at the society's head office in Bradford. 60 of the newly created jobs will be established directly at the headquarters and another 60 in the company's mortgage subsidiary.

As of 27 November 2011, no date has been given for when recruitment for the new positions will start.

The company currently employs 1,500 people. As a building society The Yorkshire Building Society is owned by its member as a mutual organization.