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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.
Building societies and credit unions are mutual businesses - owned by their customers. Being mutual means long term and daily decisions are for people - customers, staff and communities.
Information and guidance on COVID-19 for members of the BSA
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News and views on topical issues from the BSA and guests
Quarterly magazine focussing on topics close to our sector - available in print or online
01 Dec 2021
First published in Society Matter magazine, by Alpa Shah, Associate Director, Financial Services, Ipsos MORI
By Alpa Shah
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29 Nov 2021
The FCA has published its Mortgage Prisoner Review and HM Treasury has laid it before Parliament. The BSA's Head of Mortgages and Housing, Paul Broadhead,comments.
By Hilary McVitty
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26 Nov 2021
By Katie Wise
25 Nov 2021
Climate change and the role of business – including building societies and credit unions is a top priority now, into 2022 and well beyond.
Guest blog by Tim Vigeon, Roger Morris and Peter Harte, The Blood Bank
By Tim Vigeon
24 Nov 2021
First published in Society Matters magazine, by Lucy Traynor, Director, Deloitte.
07 December 2021
A bespoke course for BSA members providing training on recognising and responding to vulnerable customers.
09 December 2021
Join Bottomline Technology for this free one hour webinar.
13 December 2021
This is the latest instalment in a series of webinars produced by PwC to discuss various issues facing the building society sector...
18 January 2022
This bespoke virtually presented course is designed to help navigate the ever more complex area of arrears handling.
20 January 2022
This free-to-attend meeting is to help BSA Associate members understand what it is really like to work with mutual organisations.
26 January 2022
We produce a range of industry related newsletters, publications, factsheets and advice booklets.
Read the latest releases from the BSA
The BSA's quarterly magazine, Society Matters covers what is happening in the world of building societies and the wider financial services sector today.
Find the latest lending and savings statistics for the building society sector here.
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