We're the world's largest building society as well as one of the
UK's largest savings providers and a top-three provider of
mortgages in the UK. We're also a major provider of current
accounts, credit cards, ISAs and personal loans.
With around 15 million members, we have a relationship with
almost a quarter of the UK population.
In the first half of 2013/2014 alone we helped 30,400 people buy
their first home. Since the credit crunch began in 2007, we've
remained profitable against a very difficult economic
In the first half of the year 2013/14 we made a strong
underlying profit of £332 million - up 25% from the previous
We've demonstrated, time and time again, that we will remain
true to our core building society principles - helping people to
save, helping them to buy their own homes and helping them to make
the most of their money.