Skip to content
BROWSE CERTIFIED COMPANIES
Coventry Building Society

Coventry Building Society

Updated November 2023.
86%
Employees say this is a great place to work*

Company Overview

About Coventry Building Society
Coventry Building Society is owned by nearly two million members, who save with us or buy a home with our help. We pride ourselves on being straightforward, providing our members with competitive mortgage and savings products through a variety of channels. We also recognise the importance of supporting the communities in which we operate. Over the last 12 months, colleagues volunteered for all sorts of community initiatives, including working with school students on numeracy, literacy and skills programmes. Our success is built with on our people and we take great pride in receiving accreditation from Great Place to Work.
Company Size 2,946 UK-based Employees
(Super Large)
INDUSTRY Financial Services & Insurance
Coventry Building Society Head Office
United Kingdom

Employee Demographics

Tenure
  • <2 years - 26%
  • 2-5 years - 25%
  • 6-10 years - 21%
  • 11-15 years - 11%
  • 16-20 years - 7%
  • Over 20 years - 10%

Company Culture at Coventry Building Society

The employee experience below at Coventry Building Society, compared to a typical company.

86% of employees at Coventry Building Society say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
Coventry Building Society
86%
Typical Company
54%
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” Source: Great Place To Work® 2021 Global Employee Engagement Study.

98%

This is a physically safe place to work.

96%

People here are treated fairly regardless of their sexual orientation.

95%

When you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.

93%

Our customers would rate the service we deliver as "excellent."

92%

People here are treated fairly regardless of their race.

Working at Coventry Building Society

One of our bright and comfortable branch community spaces, where everyone is welcome
Our new head office building - Coventry House - has lots of inviting spaces where we can catch up and share ideas
Teaching primary school pupils the art of budgeting - financial education is close to our hearts
Our CEO, Steve Hughes (centre), with colleagues from one of his monthly coffee breaks - they're always a sell out!
Every colleague has 14 hours each year to volunteer in the community, with a huge range of opportunities to suit us all
Working at Coventry Building Society
Here's our CEO - Steve Hughes - on his latest branch tour, when he dropped into Rugby Branch to meet them team
Our modern branch meeting space
Innovative meeting spaces at our head office campus
Holding a fun day to raise money for our corporate charity
A community visit - part of our £1m cost of living donation
Celebrating being the first UK building society to become a B Corp

Best Workplaces Lists

Great Place To Work® is proud to recognise Coventry Building Society

Don't See Your Company Listed?

Your organisation can be a Certified™ great workplace in as little as 2 weeks. Start your Certification™ journey today!

Worlds_Best_Workplaces_LP_Hero(1)