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

Even with the prospect of the SEAR, don't leave your ca...

16 Jan 2020

Updated research from Savings Champion has shown that building societies continue to pay better rates to their customers than banks.

By Amy McCluskey

BSA comments on FCA savings market consultation

09 Jan 2020

Brian Morris Head of Savings Policy at the BSA says:  "“We support the FCA’s intentions to improve the outcomes for long-standing savers across the whole market, but are uncertain that the proposed si...

By Hilary McVitty

New industry-wide process agreed for valuation of high-...

16 Dec 2019

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), The Building Societies Association (BSA), and UK Finance have today agreed a new industry-wide valuation process which will help people buy and sel...

By Amy McCluskey

BSA joins Green Finance Institute coalition for the ene...

11 Dec 2019

Colin Fyfe, Hinckley & Rugby Building Society CEO & Chair of the BSA Green Finance Taskforce commented:  “Building societies are supportive of this new, positive and timely Coalition for the Energy...

By Amy McCluskey

General Election adds to uncertainty weighing on housin...

05 Dec 2019

Released today, results from the BSA quarterly Property Tracker survey reveal that:​ - Brexit and General Election result are two of the biggest risks to the housing market - Housing market sentim...

By Amy McCluskey

“Finish the job!” ...time for the Treasury to pick up t...

29 Nov 2019

Jeremy Palmer, BSA Head of Financial Policy urges the Treasury to pick up and complete the task of widening credit union powers that has been held up for five years since the original policy decisions...

By Jeremy Palmer