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Society welcomes new Savings and Branch Supervisor

esbs has created a new Savings and Branch Supervisor role and has appointed Jessica Kaur to the position. Jessica, who will provide line management support to the Savings and Branch team based at the Society’s Head Office in Earl Shilton and the branch at nearby Barwell, says she is relishing the opportunity to make...

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How often do you withdraw money from your savings account?

On average, how frequently do you withdraw money from your savings account? This was the question that we asked people in our monthly poll throughout September. 52% of those who took part said that they took cash from their account once every few months. While 10% of participants said that they make withdrawals every...

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Which of the following do you consider to be your biggest financial concern?

A 2017 survey conducted by the Financial Conduct Authority concluded that 50% of adults living in the UK are, in some way, financially vulnerable. There’s a myriad of reasons why people might worry about their personal finances, and these concerns can end up having a detrimental impact on many different aspects of life, from...

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Mortgage case study: Paul and Jeanne Shorland

Name: Paul Shorland Age: 64 Occupation: Flooring Company Director (semi-retired) Name: Jeanne Shorland Age: 62 Occupation: Flooring Company Director (semi-retired) Product: Standard residential mortgage on a discounted variable rate Paul and Jeanne Shorland approached the Society for a mortgage with the view to convert the barn and stables at their home in Winterbourne, Gloucestershire,...

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Mortgage case study: James and Dawn Hosier

Name: James Hosier Age: 64 Occupation: Engineer Name: Dawn Hosier Age: 61 Occupation: Exams Officer James and Dawn Hosier had been esbs members for five years already when they applied for a mortgage to help them move to a new house in Romford. The couple say that they are delighted by the friendly and...

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Society bloomin’ delighted to extend support for local project

A group which aims to promote the horticulture and floriculture of the environment local to esbs has benefited from its continued support for their work. Earl Shilton in Bloom has once again received a donation from the Society, which has its Head Office in the Leicestershire town. Launched in 2014, Earl Shilton in Bloom...

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Society sets out vision for the future with new identity

Earl Shilton Building Society is revolutionising its brand identity to attract a wider audience and express the individuality of its members and its own products and services. Celebrating its 161st year of trading, the Society remains a stalwart of the community within and around the Leicestershire town as well as operating nationally. During this...

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How much spending money do you take on holiday?

Now that school is officially out for summer, the holiday season has well and truly arrived, with millions of Brits setting off all around the country and the world in pursuit of fun, sun and a much-needed break. You’ve booked the hotel, sorted the hire car and bought your travel insurance, but one thing...

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