The voice of building societies

The Building Societies Association (BSA) is the voice for all 43 UK building societies as well as 6 credit unions. Together these organisations serve around 25 million customers across the UK

Latest content from the BSA

Building societies go for gold and dominate the winners...

21 Nov 2019

With 9 trophies and 15 highly commended nods across 13 categories, people really are better off with a building society.

By Amy McCluskey

“Simpler, not weaker” - why the PRA is on the right tra...

31 Oct 2019

The BSA's Jeremy Palmer welcomes some profound and insightful observations contained in Sam Woods’ speech – “Credit union meets robot” - given on 24 October at the Mansion House.

By Jeremy Palmer

Guest blog: Mortgage sector on the cusp of a digital re...

29 Oct 2019

Pradeep Ramen, director of digital solutions at DPR, talks about how the UK mortgage market is finally starting to embrace digital technology that has already transformed the US mortgage market.

By Nick Lawler

Cash ISA Transfer Performance – Q3 2019

29 Oct 2019

The Building Societies Association (BSA); the Tax Incentivised Savings Association (TISA) and UK Finance (UKF) committed that for 2019, a minimum of 85 per cent of cash ISA transfers would be complete...

By Amy McCluskey

BSA responds to FCA updated responsible lending rules

28 Oct 2019

“The BSA welcomes FCA’s updated responsible lending rules. BSA members actively participated in the implementation group, and we thank the FCA for their collaborative approach to this consultation...

By Amy McCluskey

Guest blog: Changing the way people think about saving....

25 Oct 2019

Glasgow Credit Union’s innovative Employer Partner scheme is disrupting the traditional savings narrative.  Originally published in BSA Society Matters magazine.

By Hayley Street