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Darlington Building Society (DBS) provide financial services, support and assistance in the areas of savings, home insurance and mortgages, whilst supporting the local community with the profits they generate.
Founded in 1856, the company has grown to operate from ten locations across the UK, employing 142 people.
To support their local community, DBS have pledged to donate 5% of net profits, after tax. All money will be used to support the local area, with funds going to local charities and organisations.
DBS aims to be a thriving, independent, regional building society that creates a feeling of pride amongst its staff, members and community.
To achieve this, both staff and management follow the company’s four core values: make a real difference in the community; be genuine in all we do; reward membership and loyalty; and people helping people.
The business is led by Chief Executive Andrew Craddock, who believes our people are at the heart of the organisation in delivering the best service and products to our members and customers.
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At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss
At least 40% of senior managers are women
Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees
At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative
Companies who provide support for non-work related training to all staff
School hours contracts offered to all staff
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