Bank of England base rate change

The Bank of England increased the bank base rate from 0.10% to 0.25% on 16 December 2021.

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Skipton News

Jan 22 20

Skipton’s Telephone Business Development Managers – how we’re here to support you

Lauren Copping, our Telephone Business Development Manager (TBDM) discusses the work our TBDM team has done to support brokers and introduces you to the team. Read more

Jan 22 06

Homeworking - my experience and top tips

In this thought piece, Sam Patefield, Telephone Business Development Manager gives her take on homeworking, and top tips for looking after your well-being whilst working from home. Read more

Dec 21 17

Looking ahead to 2022 with Paul Fenn

Hear from Paul Fenn, Head of Business Development as he reflects back on 2021 and gives us his predictions for 2022 and beyond, plus Skipton's ambitions for the future. Read more

Dec 21 08

Know your customer

Hear from Michael Brown, Business Development Manager on the importance of understanding your customer in order to best help them to fulfil their dream of home ownership. Read more

Dec 21 07

The value of relationships

Hear from Joe Wall, Business Development Manager about his thoughts on the value of building great relationships in the intermediary community, in order to deliver the best possible service to customers. Read more

Oct 21 22

The importance of great customer experience

Neil Stapleton, our Customer Experience and Empathy Lead, shares his views on why customer experience is so important, and gives some top tips to help get it right for your clients. Read more

Sep 21 03

Self-Employed - Resilience

Hear from Jonathan Evans, Business Development Manager for Scotland as he discusses the resilience he’s seen from self-employed people through the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

Aug 21 19

Placing Business with Skipton Building Society for Intermediaries

In our latest thought piece, Telephone Business Development Manager Natasha Moulds explores the ways you could place business with us. Read more

Aug 21 17

Let's talk Product Transfers

Telephone BDM Lauren Copping is discussing Product Transfers within the Mortgage Market and our proposition. Read more

Aug 21 16

Generation rent

In our latest thought piece Christopher Smith, Telephone Business Development Manager looks at the impact of the housing market on ‘generation rent’. Read more

Jun 21 28

60 seconds with Rachael Hunnisett

You may know Rachael Hunnisett, National Account Lead as the face of our popular National Webinar series. But who is the person behind the camera? We caught up with Rachael to find out more. Read more

Jun 21 16

Striking a balance between adopting technology and managing credit risk

Hear from our in-house experts from credit risk as they discuss how to balance technology and risk when making lending decisions. Read more

May 21 11

Cladding - a timeline

BDM Jonathan Evans shares his experience of cladding and what it means for the industry. Read more

May 21 06

Adapting to change and challenge

Jack Tidswell Telephone Business Development Manager shares his reflections on the last 12 months, and the challenges he faced finding his feet in his new role during lockdown. Read more

Apr 21 28

Inside Skipton - Edition 2

Our second edition of Inside Skipton is here – and you can now view our spring webinars on-demand. You can also read our response to the 2021 Budget announcement on stamp duty and hear from our BDMs. Read more

Mar 21 29

Your feedback helps us make our service better.

Have a read of our latest thought piece from BDM Jon Rawley where he explores how your feedback helps us to make our service work better for you. Read more

Mar 21 26

Community Giving in Action update

Meet some of the successful nominees who received £1,000 donation from our 2020 Community Giving campaign. Read more

Mar 21 05

Inside Skipton - Edition 1

We're pleased to introduce Inside Skipton - our new style of regular updates. They don't just look different - you can choose to read them in newsletter form right here, or over email. Here's our first edition. Read more

Mar 21 04

Budget 2021: stamp duty update

Update on the stamp duty extension announcement and what it means for intermediaries. Read more

Mar 21 02

You’ll be supported by a network of dedicated BDMs

Find out more about how our team of BDMs have supported brokers and continue to do so in 2021. Read more

Nov 20 24

An ode to the gamekeeper from the poacher

In the latest of our thought pieces BDM Aidan Walker explores the relationship between BDM, Broker and Underwriter in the current market and what brokers could do to present their case in the best possible way. Read more

Oct 20 23

Food for thought

Food for thought. Read BDM Jon Rawley’s take on finding a balanced diet when it comes to lender appetite. Read more

Sep 20 29

You complete me!

In this thought piece, Michael Brown BDM for London, shares his thoughts on the broker mortgage advice process and why he feels reviewing this process will ensure you always keep your customers at the front of your mind. Read more

Jul 20 27

Technology in the mortgage market

In our latest thought piece, Rachael Hunnisett, National Account Lead, shares her thoughts about how technology is being used in the mortgage market and the ways it could benefit your clients. Read more

Jul 20 27

The New Build market

Our Intermediary Development/Strategy Manager, Simon Tipton, shares his latest views on the New Build market and what the future might hold in the latest of our thought pieces from the Skipton Intermediaries team. Read more

May 19 01

The wealth of Nations or Relations - how do we best help first time buyers?

Take a read of our first time buyer focused article by Alex Beavis, Head of Mortgage Products, commenting on how do we best help first time buyers. Read more

May 19 01

Help to Buy: 'The Harrogate problem'

A news article by Alex Beavis, Head of Mortgage Products, highlights the success of supporting first time buyers with the Help to Buy scheme ahead of the 2023 deadline. Read more

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