Richard Fearon, CEO of Leeds Building Society.
Matthew Neville

Leeds Building Society named best financial services business to work for in the UK

Leeds Building Society has secured the top spot in the latest “Financial Services Best Companies to work For” league table announced today. It was also ranked in the top 20 of the UK’s Best Large Companies to work for category at 17th.

This follows a survey compiled by Best Companies and completed by colleagues at the Society. It has also received the top three-star accreditation from Best Companies, which demonstrates “world-class” levels of commitment from colleagues.

Richard Fearon, CEO of Leeds Building Society said: “I’m absolutely thrilled to be leading an organisation that’s ranked No 1 in its sector. It really is an honour to be recognised among some of the UK’s most respected companies.

“We’re always conscious of the important role our people and culture play in making the Society a great place to work. The skill and commitment of our colleagues is very much what drives our business success.

“The pandemic has thrown up many challenges, from working at home to adapting to the pace of digital change, and in the midst of all this we moved to a new, modern head office in the centre of Leeds. The team really has done a phenomenal job through some extremely tricky times.”

Best Companies was founded in 2001 and is a recognised standard for workplace engagement and acknowledges organisations who care about doing things the right way and who are committed to their colleagues.

Jonathan Austin, Best Companies Founder & CEO said: “Congratulations to Leeds Building Society. Earning a place on our league tables as one of the UK’s Best Companies to Work For is an accolade like no other.

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