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

About The 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 and Chairman Philip Dearing, 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 The Hanley Economic Building Society

They offer private medical insurance to all staff and a health care programme which provides access to complementary therapies, such as physiotherapy, acupuncture, chiropody, prescriptions, dental treatment and optical care.
My Team
My Team
They encourage fun activities and contribute to a variety of areas suggested by employees. For Red Nose Day, staff were invited to wear something red, get their face painted, enjoy cake sales across head office and branches, and in the process raised £359.34.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
They work with two local schools, Thistley Hough and Ormiston Academy, to encourage children to start saving early by opening saving branches at the schools. This is run by the students who are trained and mentored by Hanley Economic staff.

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

  • 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

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    31% / 69%

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