Category Archives: news

@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 […]

Charity Bike Challenge

On Friday the staff of PBS completed their big bike challenge raising money for Sunbeams Music trust. We cycled an amazing 112 miles during our working day and raised £71.48 in the process with the kind donations of our Members. This was also the final challenge of our Bronze Better Health at Work Award which […]

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 […]

Better Health at Work Award

Penrith Building Society has recently signed up to the Better Health at Work Award commencing at Bronze level, which focuses on the Health and Wellbeing of its employees initially. As we pass and progress through the levels we can use our knowledge and skills to aid the wider community. Clare, Matthew, Freya and James have […]

Christine celebrates 40 years of working at Penrith Building Society

Christine joined our team in May 1979 and last week we celebrated 40 years of her loyal and dedicated service. Our Finance Director, Elspeth, presented Christine with a lovely bouquet of flowers and she commented that she could not believe how quickly the past 40 years have passed. Christine will be a familiar face to […]

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 […]

How to identify and avoid common types of scams

Here at Penrith Building Society, we are passionate about helping people avoid being a victim of fraud. Below you will find information about the types of scams that you could be affected by and some pointers that should help you to identify if that phone call or email is trying to catch you out. Pension […]