Latest Share Plans News


Irish ProShare Association (“IPSA”) - Employee Share Ownership Day 2018 and the IPSA Awards
26 June 2018

Ensure your employees feel empowered over their financial stability.

News from The Irish ProShare Association
11 June 2018

The Irish ProShare Association are ever striving to improve their overall service and the support they give to their members and their employees, that is why they are launching a Wellbeing Sub-Committee at their AGM in July of this year.

Society Matters
29 March 2018

Yorkshire Building Society delivers its vision to create a lasting positive impact on society.

YBS Group Annual Results 2017
1 March 2018

On Thursday 1 March, we published our 2017 Annual Results and are pleased to share these with you.

Attitudes to Employee Share Ownership
14 February 2018

Want to get the most out of your share plan? Latest research on Attitudes to Employee Share Ownership is essential reading before deciding how to proceed.

YBS Share Plans welcomes Travis Perkins as its newest employee share plan client
5 February 2018

Travis Perkins Plc, the UK’s largest builders’ merchants, has chosen YBS Share Plans, part of Yorkshire Building Society, to deliver its employee share plans.

Employee share plans must change to remain relevant to workers, says ProShare
23 January 2018

ProShare, the voice of employee share ownership, is today (23 Jan) calling for a fundamental review of save as you earn (SAYE) and share incentive plans (SIP) to ensure younger generations don’t miss out.

Yorkshire Building Society is working with Salary Finance to provide employee benefits
18 January 2018

Attitudes to Employee Share Ownership
18 January 2018

We asked 1,699 employees of all ages, gender, seniority, working hours and length of service, at eleven listed UK companies, for their views on SAYE and SIP.

YBS Share Plans celebrates as clients win ProShare Awards
7 December 2017

YBS Share Plans, part of Yorkshire Building Society, celebrated the success of two of their clients at the 2017 Proshare Annual Awards hosted by TV presenter and broadcaster Claudia Winkleman.

The ICSA Awards 2017
28 November 2017

We are pleased to be supporting our clients...

2017 ProShare Awards
14 November 2017

We wish our clients and all companies shortlisted the very best for the awards night…

GEO’s 2017 Global Communications Forum – London 14 November
9 November 2017

Don’t miss your chance to be part of GEO’s first speciality communications event

Client Event, Scotland 2nd November 2017
2 November 2017

Sharing research and insight on financial education and related topics at our 3rd regional client conference.

ESOP Awards 2017
31 October 2017

Are your plans aligned with your peers?

Our Key Statistics
13 October 2017

Sharing our insight

Putting your employees first with Financial Education
13 October 2017

Providing real help with real life

IPSA the voice of employee ownership in the Republic of Ireland (“ROI”)
13 October 2017

Sharing the benefits that membership of The Irish ProShare Association (“IPSA”) Council can bring.

‘The Future of Share Plans’
25 September 2017

‘Recharge’ for the future with our team at stand 1 - it promises to be an exciting event!

WSB Awards 2017 - Well done to all Finalists, Highly Commended & Winners
21 September 2017

Recognising both employer and provider excellence.

Yorkshire Building Society Interim Results 2017
1 August 2017

On Tuesday 1 August, we published our 2017 Interim Results and are pleased to share highlights of the Group’s performance and that of YBS Share Plans

ICSA Conference – 4-5 July 2017
29 June 2017

YBS Share Plans and Investec Bank plc are proud to be Silver Sponsors at this year’s ICSA’s two day conference on 4-5 July at ExCel London, Stand No 4.

Supporting financial education in the workplace
29 June 2017

Following the launch of our Financial Education in the workplace initiative in conjunction with Secondsight, the team and several of our clients attended this year’s Secondsight Annual HR Masterclass.

Celebrating winners at the 2017 Irish ProShare Association Annual Awards!
23 June 2017

YBS Share Plans clients honoured at the inaugural 2017 Irish ProShare Association Annual Awards!

Irish ProShare Association
16 June 2017

As a member of the Irish ProShare Association (IPSA) Council, we are delighted to share with you news of the very first Employee Share Ownership Day in Ireland!

Society matters
21 April 2017

YBS Share Plans supporting financial education in schools and the workplace

Client day – knowledge sharing
3 March 2017

We were delighted to welcome clients and industry specialists to our offices in Leeds on 3rd March, with other events planned in London, Scotland and the Midlands so don’t miss out!

YBS Share Plans to offer Financial Education in the workplace
3 March 2017

YBS Share Plans, part of the UK’s second largest building society, has teamed up with Secondsight and WEALTH at work to offer its corporate clients access to financial education in the workplace.

Yorkshire Building Society Annual Results - 2016
28 February 2017

On Tuesday 28 February, we published our 2016 Annual Results and are pleased to share these with you.

YBS Share Plans - a personal invitation…
20 February 2017

YBS Share Plans is exhibiting at this year’s Employee Benefits Connect conference, on Wednesday 1 March at Park Plaza, London. Why not register to attend for free today, select the sessions you would like to take part in and book your place, it’s as simple as that!

Newsletter January 2017
13 January 2017

In this edition of our newsletter you will find a variety of share plan topics, read on!

2016 ProShare Awards – everyone’s a winner…
21 December 2016

Celebrating innovation and achievement with our clients at the 2016 ProShare Awards

YBS Share Plans celebrates as clients win ProShare Awards
8 December 2016

Ashley Price, Head of YBS Share Plans, said: “The ProShare Awards celebrate the very best in the share plans industry and I’m proud that our clients Skyscanner, Diageo and Henderson Global Investors have been rewarded for their commitment, dedication and innovation.

ProShare Awards 2016
2 December 2016

YBS Share Plans are again proud to be the Awards Dinner Partner of this year’s ProShare Annual Awards

Are Sharesave schemes providing a ‘savings lifeline’?
10 November 2016

More statistics from YBS Share Plans survey of Sharesave participants in conjunction with Durham and Leeds University Business Schools.

Gender Insight
31 October 2016

As an employee benefits provider we’re always keen to understand more about the audience we serve and how we can better communicate with them…

Launch of Discretionary Share Plan Services
3 October 2016

Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) Share Plans has launched a new trusted partnership with Investec Bank plc to offer Discretionary Share Plans to corporate clients for the first time.

Major Sponsor for the 3rd year – ProShare Annual Conference
20 September 2016

YBS Share Plans is proud to again be the major sponsor for the 24th annual conference - the premier event in the employee share plans calendar.

WSB Awards Night Celebrations
9 September 2016

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.

Yorkshire Building Society Interim Results - 2016
22 July 2016

Today, we published our 2016 interim results

Sharing our Insight
14 July 2016

Participant savings contributions to Sharesave continue to rise!

Snapshot of latest market trends – ifs ProShare
14 July 2016

In an increasingly competitive world, organisations need to get the best out of their teams. A strong remuneration and people strategy is key to success, and share plans can play a vital role in both.

YBSSP continues to support ifs ProShare
14 July 2016

YBS Share Plans, part of Yorkshire Building Society, are really proud as a founder member to be supporting ifs ProShare for the third successive year as Major Sponsor of their Annual Conference,

ICSA Shares Conference, 14 July
11 July 2016

YBS Share Plans, will be supporting ICSA on the launch of their new half day Shares Conference which is to be held at the Holiday Inn, Regents Park, London on Thursday 14 July.

Celebrating at the Rainmaker Awards
11 July 2016

Thursday 7 July 2016 the YBS Share Plans team were at The Royal Armouries Leeds, for the annual Rainmaker Awards Dinner, managed by the Business Desk.

Why introduce a share plan?
7 July 2016

In an increasingly competitive world, organisations need to get the best out of their teams…

YBS Share Plans sponsor the Yorkshire Rainmaker Awards 2016
6 June 2016

YBS Share Plans, Headline Sponsor of the only community-led corporate finance awards in Yorkshire

2016 Buy Yorkshire Conference
22 April 2016

YBS Share Plans is delighted to be exhibiting at the 2016 Buy Yorkshire Conference on 17-18 May at The Royal Armouries Leeds.

ICSA and Employee Benefits Connect Conferences, 8-9 March
7 March 2016

Come and meet the team at the ICSA and Employee Benefits Connect Conferences, 8-9 March…

Yorkshire Building Society 2015 Annual Results
25 February 2016

On Thursday 25th February, we published our full year results for 2015 – and are pleased to share with you that it has been another strong performance for the Group as well as YBS Share Plans as we continue to build on the trust and loyalty of our customers.

Newsletter February 2016
12 February 2016

Please find our latest newsletter, where we provide information on a variety of topics including feedback at both corporate level and on the employee experience. We have also taken the opportunity to share with you our latest team updates and the success we celebrated with our clients at the 2015 ProShare Annual Awards.

ProShare Annual Awards
4 December 2015

YBS Share Plans celebrates clients’ honours at the ProShare Awards 4 December 2015

Newsletter May 2015
22 May 2015

In this edition of our newsletter we share with you customer insight and emerging industry trends along with highlights from the YBS Group’s financial results.

GEO Annual Conference
13 April 2015

We are delighted to be exhibiting at this year’s 16th GEO Annual Conference.

Self Certification: Your Questions Answered
3 February 2015

If you operate an existing share plan (UK tax-advantaged or UK non tax-advantaged), these must be registered with HMRC.

We are evolving
15 December 2014

Today sees the launch of our new brand. This change in our brand is not because we are changing, it's simply part of our evolution.

YBS Share Plans at the 2014 ifs ProShare Awards
25 November 2014

The team from YBS Share Plans are looking forward to another fabulous evening at this year's ifs ProShare Annual Awards.

ifs ProShare, Employee Share Plans Conference
10 October 2014

We are delighted as founder members of ifs ProShare to be this year's major sponsor.

ICSA Company Secretaries Conference & Exhibition
3 October 2014

YBS Share Plans part of Yorkshire Building Society is proud to be a Silver Sponsor at the ICSA Company Secretaries Conference on 8 October at ExCel London.

Welcome to YBS Share Plans
27 June 2014

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Teresa James and Michelle Merola to the YBS Share Plans Team.

Grand Depart
21 May 2014

YORKSHIRE BUILDING SOCIETY is gearing up for the world’s most famous cycling race by becoming an Official Supporter of the Tour de France 2014 Grand Départ which is coming to Yorkshire on July 5 and 6, before the race heads to Cambridge and London on July 7.

Employment – Related Securities Bulletin Number 15 – April 2014
16 May 2014

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued The Employment-Related Securities Bulletin number 15 which provides information and updates on developments relating to employment-related securities, including the tax-advantaged employee share schemes.

Heartbleed Vulnerability
17 April 2014

Following widespread news coverage regarding a web vulnerability called ‘Heartbleed’, the Society can confirm that its websites are not affected by this problem.

Changes to employee share plans
25 March 2014

Save As You Earn (SAYE) Plans and Share Incentives Plans (SIPs) limits increase from 6 April 2014.

Budget 2014 – Key announcements
25 March 2014

Income tax rates will remain unaltered for the tax year 2014/15.

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