Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Building Society
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  • Contact
    • Granville House, Festival Park, Hanley, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 5TB

About Hanley Economic Building Society

The Hanley Economic Building Society are a local independent building society based in Staffordshire. They have been in operation for over 160 years and provide a full range of financial services products.

Lead by Chief Executive Officer Mark Selby, they aim to be Britain's best local building society.

They provide training for an industry-related qualification, CeMap (Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice), and provide support and mentoring through the various levels by holding small group sessions with a qualified professional.

Staff are encouraged to join associations and focus groups to develop their communication and business skills. Training and development needs are identified during the appraisal process and are allocated in a fair and consistent way (subject to budgetary limits), linked to the needs of the business and the individual.

They also support their finance department by funding accounting qualifications with paid study leave days.

What is it like to work for Hanley Economic Building Society

My Manager
My Manager
Counselling has been provided to a number of their managers to work on how they can improve their leadership effectiveness. Coaching workshops have been arranged having been identified as a development need for some of our managers.
They offer private medical insurance to all staff and, in addition to this, show their commitment to staff's health and long-term future by providing a healthcare programme that offers access to complimentary therapies such as physiotherapy and acupuncture.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
They have a Charity Steering Group whose purpose is to support their four partnership charities by organising fundraising and volunteering opportunities. These have included a World Cup sweepstake, community lunch for YMCA, charity raffle, Easter Egg appeal and Christmas present appeals.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance for all employees

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training to all staff

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:


  • Male : Female:

    27% / 73%

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