Annual General Meeting 2020

agm 2019

This year, the date of our Annual General Meeting (AGM) is Monday 27 April 2020. The COVID-19 outbreak is a fast-moving situation and we’re keeping a very close eye on Government advice. As a mutual we must by law hold an AGM each year within a specified time period and we’re looking into how we can achieve this in light of the COVID-19 emergency and Government guidance. We’ll update this page with any developments.

Your vote matters - how to vote

Your vote is vital in running the Society, so don't miss the opportunity to have your say. This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, we’d encourage all members to vote online if they can.

Otherwise, you can still post your voting form if it’s safe for you to do so whilst still observing the current guidelines. Please note that this year we will not be operating ballot boxes in any of our branches. We understand that some members may not have access to the internet, or be physically able to get to a post box due to the current restrictions. Unfortunately, there is no other alternative method of voting in this unprecedented situation.

Voting will remain open until 5pm on Tuesday 21 April and all votes received by that time will be counted.

Vote Online

If you’ve registered for your AGM information by email, we’ll send you a link directly to the voting site.

You can also vote online using the voting codes printed on your form you will have received in the post.

Highlights of 2019

Skipton Building Society had another good year in 2019. You can find out more about our activities in Your Society in Focus.

  • Both our mortgage and savings balances increased, despite a challenging market
  • Our average savings rate we paid in 2019 was 0.54% higher than the rest of market average for banks and building societies*
  • Over 100,000 customers registered on our new Skipton app
  • We launched our new financial advice proposition, designed to make financial advice accessible to more people
  • We raised funds for Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer Scotland (our charity partner) to bring the final total to over £250,000 (2017-19)
  • We committed to supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and set ourselves some challenging targets

*CACI Current Account and Savings Database, Stock, including fixed and variable rates. CACI is an independent company that provides financial benchmarking data which covered 87% of the cash savings market in 2019. Data correct as at 16 March 2020.

Summary Financial Statement

You can also read about our 2019 financial performance in the Summary Financial Statement.

Other ways to vote

Eligible members can vote online or by post.

If you're eligible to vote, you'll shortly receive your voting pack either in the post or by email depending on how you've chosen to receive your AGM communications.

By post

Your completed voting form must reach our scrutineers by 5pm on Tuesday 21 April.

For further information on voting including voting conditions, visit our voting information page.

Find out more

Meet your Board

All of your Board members have been selected for their skills and experience and their commitment to Skipton.

Meet your Board

Prefer to receive your AGM pack by email?

You can register to receive your AGM voting pack by email rather than post for future AGMs.

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