High performance workspaces for YBS
New HQ Leeds / Bradford / Peterborough
Scope of Service:
Strategy & Transformation
Brand & Experience
£27 million combined
June 2012 – June 2015
We can help make change happen
The UK’s second largest building society has seen significant growth from mergers and acquisitions.
Looking for a more innovative, responsive estate to support agile working, enhance operational performance and create a more flexible platform for the future, YBS Group commissioned SoVibrant to undertake a three-phase project for its HQ accommodation.
To develop agile workplace environments that are engaging and flexible, reconnecting YBS’s people with the evolving culture and values of the brand, whilst delivering a fully integrated Group approach to its commercial estates strategy and workplace design.
The new workplace projects an integrated, confident brand that engages existing and future stakeholders, customers and communities. With ‘New Ways of Working’ implemented across its head office accommodation, benefits include:
Work no longer bound by co-worker proximity/ time zone;
Faster, more effective communication;
Appropriate & improved;
An empowered workforce;
Choice of work setting relevant to the activity;
The right facilities in the right place at the right time;
Flexibility & agility for quick customer response;
Organisational well-being, encouraging & securing future talent sources;
True connectivity, enabling access to information regardless of time, distance or organisational silos.