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Earl Shilton Building Society appoints Financial Controller

Stephen Wigfull joins the team. Earl Shilton Building Society has appointed Stephen Wigfull to the position of Financial Controller. Stephen has a broad range of experience in the field of finance, having worked in investment banking roles in London and Singapore. He is also a chartered accountant. Stephen joined Earl Shilton Building Society in...

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Two charities set to benefit from building society’s donations

Earl Shilton Building Society is supporting two good causes by making a 25p donation for each vote cast at its recent AGM. The Society selects two charities each year to benefit from these donations and this year supported the Huntington’s Disease Association (HDA) and the Leicester Hospitals Charity’s New Born Baby Appeal. As well...

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BestLife benefits from Earl Shilton Building Society donation

We are providing funds to support a new Leicestershire charity. Earl Shilton Building Society is providing funds to support a new Leicestershire charity which offers drop-in wellbeing sessions for people with long term health conditions. The Society, which has branches in Earl Shilton and Barwell, offers locally-based good causes the opportunity to apply for...

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How important do you think it is for children to be taught how to save money?

Our online poll for June returned a unanimous verdict. Our online poll for June returned a unanimous verdict– children should be taught about the ins and outs of saving money. 100% considered teaching children how to save money either ‘important’ or ‘very important’, with over three quarters of voters falling into the latter category....

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Building society supports local community events

Earl Shilton Building Society is sponsoring two community events in Leicestershire towns. The Society, which has branches in Earl Shilton and Barwell, donated to the recent Market Bosworth Festival and will also be supporting the upcoming Barwell Carnival financially as part of its ‘In the community’ fund. The Building Society’s contribution to the Market...

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Society appoints new Information Systems & Estates Manager

Earl Shilton Building Society has recruited Martyn Jones as the new Information Systems and Estates Manager to support the Society’s on-going commitment to providing an excellent level of service to its customers. Martyn Jones (47) brings a wealth of experience to the team after working in the Information Technology industry for more than 25...

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Earl Shilton Building Society reports continued growth

Earl Shilton Building Society has reported positive results for the last financial year, with post-tax profit rising to over £600,000, overall growth of 2.27% and mortgage balances increasing to over £91m. It also recorded an increase of 28% in new mortgage lending by value and reported a rise in overall balances held by savers...

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Mortgage Credit Directive

With the new Mortgage Credit Directive (MCD) now in effect, the Society’s Chief Executive, Paul Tilley offers a straight forward explanation of exactly what it entails and how it will affect our customers… The European Commission has brought forward the directive as European legislation, which is designed to foster a single market for mortgages...

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