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Society reveals first-quarter results of its charity token collector scheme

esbs has announced how funds will be split between two worthy causes after visitors to its branches cast votes using a token collector scheme. The collectors, which are in place at the Head Office in Earl Shilton as well as the Barwell branch, allow people to choose between two locally-based organisations every quarter by...

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Building society bids a fond farewell to its longest-serving staff member

esbs has bid a fond farewell to its longest-serving member of staff, who has retired after four decades with the organisation. Accounts Administrator and Personal Assistant Jennie Shaw, 63, recently ended her near 43-year tenure with the Society. A native of Earl Shilton, Jennie commenced with the Society in May 1976 as a cashier...

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Building society makes two new additions to team

We have recently welcomed two new members of staff to our team. Sylwia Zawada and Emily Brind have been appointed to the positions of Trainee Mortgage Adviser and Assistant Management Accountant respectively. Having started her banking career in Poland, Sylwia moved to the UK 11 years ago and has been in her position with...

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Mortgage case study: Mark and Becky Eastwood

Name: Mark Eastwood Age: 54 Occupation: Service Provider Name: Becky Eastwood Age: 42 Occupation: Travel Co-ordinator Mark and Becky Eastwood have expressed their gratitude to esbs for accepting their mortgage application after other, larger, mainstream lenders had refused to lend them sufficient funds. The couple set out to acquire a mortgage to purchase their...

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Staff help Action Homeless this Christmas

Staff have assisted a local homelessness charity with its Christmas donation scheme in this week. We worked in shifts at Action Homeless’ Food Stop shop in Leicester in a bid to help the charity wrap presents, restock the shop and create gift bags for those in need over Christmas, as part of its 2018...

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Society ramblers put their best feet forward for rare genetic disorder charity

esbs’ staff members, their families, friends and even pets have undertaken a sponsored walk for a charity supporting people with Angelman Syndrome. The event, which saw participants walk the five and a half miles, starting and finishing at the Black Horse pub in Market Bosworth, was organised to raise funds for AngelmanUK (previously known...

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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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