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@PBS – Introduction of Two Factor Authentication (2FA)

Two Factor Authentication (2FA) is a new mandatory requirement for proving the identity of online members. Nowadays, relying on just a username and password is no longer enough to ensure your cyber security and we are sure you have seen the introduction of 2FA on other financially based websites you may use. Penrith Building Society […]

Exciting staff news at Penrith Building Society

We have had some exciting staff news recently at Penrith Building Society. Lucy will be joining the team full time as Finance and Business Services Assistant from Monday 19 August. Lucy will be a familiar face to many of you having worked on the counter on Saturdays having started her time with us on a […]

AGM 2019 voting results

Annual General Meeting 2019 The 140th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the members of Penrith Building Society was held at 6.00pm on Thursday, 28 March 2019 at The Sunbeams Music Centre, Stoller House, Redhills, Penrith. The results were as follows: As has been the case for a number of years the Society donates a sum […]

Barbara celebrates 40 years of working at Penrith Building Society

Barbara joined our team in April 1979 and this week we celebrated 40 years of her loyal and dedicated service. Our Chief Executive Tim presented Barbara with a lovely bouquet of flowers and she said how much she had enjoyed working at the Society and hoped to have many more years of doing so. Barbara […]

A big welcome to Ed Appleby

We are delighted to announce that we have welcomed Ed Appleby to the Penrith Building Society team as our new Business Development Manager. Ed and his wife recently relocated back to Northumberland having spent the past five years living in Edinburgh. Prior to joining us Ed worked at a bank in a development capacity and […]

PBS staff take part in British Heart Foundation ‘dechox’ challenge

In February the British Heart Foundation are running the ‘dechox’ challenge – a chocolate detox. The rules are that anything with cocoa in it is off limits which is much harder than it sounds! That means no chocolate bars, no chocolate biscuits and not even any on their cappuccino. You can read more about the […]

PBS Barracudas Swimathon

The Penrith Building Society Barracudas swim team are once again participating in a charity Swimathon organised by Penrith Rotary Club on January 26 2019. The team of 5 includes 3 members of staff – our Finance Director Elspeth, our Finance Manager Freya and Customer Representative Trevor. They will be aiming to swim as many lengths […]

Brand refresh

On 20 December 2018 we officially launched our brand refresh with a launch party in the branch. This included drinks and food as well as a live outside broadcast by Eden FM. Our Chairman Rob Cairns, our CEO Tim Bowen and our Retail Operation and Distribution Executive Michelle Stevens were all interviewed giving their thoughts. […]