The Vernon Building Society is an independent, mutual building society founded in 1924 in Stockport.
The Vernon is headquartered in Stockport town centre and has six branches in the SK postcode.
They also have community links with the Vernon Building Society (Poynton) Brass Band and Stockport County, and since 2012 has given away £50,000 to community groups and charities through the Vernon Jubilee Fund.
PHM has been working on a consultancy basis since March 2017, helping with PR, social media and email marketing.
Media coverage for the Vernon Building Society
In January, The Vernon link-up with Wren Sterling featured in Mortgage Introducer and Mortgage Finance Gazette.
January also saw the Vernon shortlisted at the British Bank Awards and we published the good, local story on South Manchester News and the Stockport Independent. It also appeared in the Stockport Express (below).
February saw the appointment of new chief executive Steve Fletcher with plenty of coverage including the Manchester Evening News.
The story was featured in a number of industry titles, including Mortgage Finance Gazette, Mortgage Strategy, and Mortgage Introducer.
March saw the release of the Vernon’s Annual Report with coverage on Mortgage Finance Gazette, BDaily (log-in required), South Manchester News and Business Desk.
In April, the Vernon was shortlisted for three Moneyfacts awards and was featured in the Stockport Express.
South Manchester News – League of Gentlemen Christmas special filmed at the Vernon
South Manchester News – Make a date with the Vernon Building Society in 2018
Insider – Appointments round-up
Ex West Bromwich head of risk joins the Vernon
South Manchester News – Vernon Building Society makes key appointment
Vernon Building Society joins Personal Touch panel
Vernon Building Society unveils 5-year fixes
Vernon Building Society takes on apprentices
Daily Express – Will new retirement mortgages see a surge in older buyers?
Your Mortgage – Retirement mortgages relaunched by Vernon Building Society
Vernon Building Society launches retirement mortgages
Vernon BS ventures into intermediary mortgage market
SimplyBiz to sell Vernon BS loans
July/August 2017 – Vernon Jubilee Fund
Community groups shortlisted to share £10,000 Vernon Jubilee Fund
May 2017 Appointments story (Stockport Express, May 17)
Vernon BS gives Help to Buy Isa customers £1000 bonus