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Which of the following is currently your biggest financial priority?

The turn of a new year sees many people making pledges to improve certain aspects of their lifestyles. Common resolutions include losing weight, quitting smoking, learning a new skill – or making greater efforts to look after personal finances. As part of our February poll, we were keen to know what our website visitors’...

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Building society appoints new Business & Information Systems Technician

esbs has recently welcomed a new member to its growing team. Julian Morrison was appointed to the role of Business & Information Systems Technician in February 2019. Originally from Plymouth, Julian started out as a bricklayer but transitioned into a variety of roles working in automated distribution warehouses after moving to Leicestershire. He has...

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Mortgage case study: Chris and Debbie Girdler

Name: Chris Girdler Age: 69 Occupation: Publisher Name: Debbie Girdler Age: 55                  Occupation: Foster Carer Chris and Debbie Girdler, who have committed themselves to foster caring for the past 10 years, say they are absolutely thrilled to have been accepted for a mortgage with the Society. The couple had originally acted as hosts for...

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Building society offers support for disability group day trip

A group that provides support to elderly people in Leicestershire who live with a disability has received funding for a day trip from esbs. The Society made a donation towards a visit from members of Barwell and Earl Shilton Disability Group to Ansty Club in Coventry. The trip saw the group, which comprises of...

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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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