Leicestershire building society helps charity provide homes

esbs, or Earl Shilton Building Society, is donating over £1,000 of home starter kits to Action Homeless. Based in Leicester, Action Homeless is a non-profit organisation that devotes its time and efforts to enhancing the lives of those who are affected by homelessness, and has offered its support to individuals and families in the...

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esbs website poll results – How important is home ownership to you?

With the housing market demonstrating excellent resilience, we wanted to know if our customers consider home ownership a priority. The answer was an overwhelming yes, with nobody satisfied with renting or living with family. Over three quarters consider home ownership their ultimate goal financially, and the remaining 23% plan to purchase a house at...

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esbs website poll results – How closely do you track your spending?

This month we asked our customers how closely they track their spending. The majority of people know where their money goes, but only 11% monitor it closely. At the other end of the spectrum, a third of responders spend freely without tracking it.   How closely do you track your spending? Results Fairly –...

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Leicestershire building society raises over £2000 for local Air Ambulance

esbs, or Earl Shilton Building Society, has successfully raised over £2,000 for its Charity of the Year, the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance. Over the course of the financial year, the Society organised a number of fundraising events from raffles to dress-up days. Community Fundraising Executive at the Air Ambulance, Vicky Evans said,...

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Building Society delivers strong conclusion to the year

Earl Shilton Building Society continues to grow and deliver strong financial results, despite the economic uncertainty of the year and the recent market worries over Covid-19. The Society, which has branches in both Earl Shilton and Barwell, recently released its Summary Financial Statement to members and depositors, demonstrating continued growth with mortgage balances reaching...

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BUILDING SOCIETIES’ SUPPORT ADDS UP FOR LEICESTERSHIRE CHARITIES

Five Leicestershire charities have received a share of £10,000 thanks to the county’s five building societies – the Melton, the Loughborough, Market Harborough, Hinckley & Rugby and Earl Shilton. The donation has been distributed by Leicestershire Cares to Storehouse foodbank in Melton Mowbray, Trussell Trust foodbank in Hinckley, and the Zinthyia Trust, the Making...

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esbs website poll results – What’s your approach to saving?

Everyone has their preferred ways of allocating their money, and last month we wanted to know how people prioritised saving. The vast majority of you follow the “pay yourself first” mind-set with almost 80% setting aside a fixed amount at the start of the month. On the other end of the scale 14% don’t...

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Local Building Societies join forces to help Leicestershire Cares

Five local building societies – the Melton, Loughborough, Earl Shilton, Market Harborough and Hinckley & Rugby – have joined forces to donate £10,000 to Leicestershire Cares to help people in need directly affected by the Coronavirus crisis. Leicestershire Cares is a leading charity which supports local businesses, schools, young people, ex-offenders and community groups....

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