To be certain we offer you the most appropriate services we’ve formed partnerships with other trusted organisations who are specialists in their fields, so that we can help you plan your legacy completely.
These specialist organisations have been carefully selected because they not only provide great products, in-depth knowledge and customer service, they share our values too.
Our advisers are highly trained in these partnership products so they can talk you through the Legacy Planning process, from Will Writing to Funeral Planning and are there to help you every step of the way.
To understand how we choose our partners, please refer to Our Partnerships Charter.
Skipton Trustees Limited (STL)
STL is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Society and has a wealth of experience in estate administration, and so act as a professional executor and trustee. They also administer our Will Referral Service and Power of Attorney Writing Services. It is also a Trust Corporation, who can undertake trust business in England and Wales.
Skipton Trustees Limited Registered Office: The Bailey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1DN. Registered in England no. 6258324.
Dignity Pre-Arrangement Funerals Limited
The Skipton Funeral Plan is brought to you by Dignity, a national provider of pre-arranged cremation funerals. They have a nationwide network of over 1,180 Dignity-owned, or approved, funeral directors – many of whom have served their local communities for generations. We trust Dignity to handle all funeral arrangements with respect and sensitivity.
The Skipton Funeral Plan is provided by Dignity Pre Arrangement Limited. If you take out a Skipton Funeral Plan this will be on the basis of a contract between you and Dignity Pre Arrangement Limited. A company registered in England No. 1862158. VAT registered No. 486 6081 14. Registered Office: 4 King Edwards Court, King Edwards Square, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B73 6AP. Telephone No. 0121 354 1557. Fax No. 0121 355 8081. Part of Dignity plc. A British company www.dignityfuneralplans.co.uk. Dignity Pre Arrangement Limited is regulated by the Funeral Planning Authority.
Redstone Wills Limited
Redstone Wills are a subsidiary company of Skipton Building Society. They provide a professional Will Writing Service and are members of the Society of Will Writers. Their experienced team are specialists in writing Wills and offer a simple and straightforward service.
They ensure our customers' wishes regarding their wealth, assets, family and children are properly documented.
They also prepare Powers of Attorney.
The Will Writing Service is provided by Redstone Wills Limited, Windmill Road, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 9BY. Company no. 3673190. Redstone Wills are members of The Society of Will Writers and Estate Planning Practitioners and abides by their code of practice, copies of which can be found on the Society of Will Writers website or by writing to them at Chancery House, Whisby Way, Lincoln, LN6 3LQ.
Our family bereavement and serious illness helpline provided as part of our Legal Documents Care Package is provided by RED ARC Assured who are a subsidiary company of Skipton Building Society with over 15 years experience.
RED ARC has earned a reputation for service excellence, supporting individuals and their families through serious illness, chronic health conditions, bereavement and disabilities. Their team of Personal Nurse Advisers provide customers with a professional, warm and caring service, so often missing from today's hectic and rushed lifestyle often at times of emotional turmoil. At the time you need their services RED ARC provides a friendly listening ear, practical information, and much needed emotional support both for the patient and the family.
RED ARC Assured Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 3507147. RED ARC Assured LTD is registered for VAT, number 500 2481 05. The registered office is: The Bailey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1DN.
1825 Estate and Trust Administration
Our Estate and Trust Administration Service is administered by Pearson Jones. Their staff are qualified Trust and Estate Practitioners and members of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), a worldwide professional organisation. Their service makes it possible for people to appoint a trusted organisation to carry out their wishes.
Skipton Estate and Trust Administration Service is administered by '1825'. '1825' is a trading name used by Pearson Jones plc, which is part of the Standard Life group (Standard Life plc and its subsidiaries). Pearson Jones plc (01447544) is registered in England at 30 St Mary Axe London EC3A 8EP and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Society of Will Writers
Skipton Building Society is a member of the Society of Will Writers which means that we abide by their Code of Practice with regards to our Will Referral Service and and Power of Attorney services.
The Society of Will Writers sets the standards by which the service is operated and this is aligned with our own belief in ensuring we use the right level of skill and fairness and transparency.
Skipton Building Society is a member of The Society of Will Writers and Estate Planning Practitioners and abides by their Code of Practice, copies of which can be found on the Society of Will Writers website or by writing to them at Chancery House, Whisby Way, Lincoln, LN6 3LQ.