WSB Awards Night Celebrations

9 September 2016

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YBS Share Plans, part of Yorkshire Building Society, has been recognised for its commitment to help more people save for their futures at the Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards 2016.

YBS Share Plans celebrated being named as a finalist in Flexible and Voluntary Benefits Provider of the Year category at the awards held at London's Royal Garden Hotel last night, Thursday September 8.

The judges commended YBS Share Plans for the quality of their submission and contribution to the Benefits Industry.

YBS Share Plans, which is now in its 36th year, has a market share of 44% for Sharesave and 16% for Share Incentive Plans (source: ifs ProShare 2015).

In the 12 months to January 2016, participation across YBS Share Plans Sharesave schemes increased by 4.3% - meaning an additional 5,000 employees chose to join their company scheme. Customer satisfaction, measured by NPS, came in above target at 62% for clients.

Ashley Price, Head of YBS Share Plans, said: “YBS Share Plans’ reputation is built on 36 years of trust and the team has worked incredibly hard to achieve its ambitious targets. To be recognised at the Workplace Savings and Benefits Awards 2016, which celebrate the very best operators in the industry - is fantastic."

“With Discretionary Share Plans ("DSP") recently added to our service portfolio, we are proud to welcome two new DSP clients so far in 2016. It is important to recognise the fantastic benefits of employee share ownership and the continuing importance they can play in company development by giving employees a real stake in their business.”

Perkbox were named the winning Flexible and Voluntary Benefits Provider of the Year.

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