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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
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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
30 Nov 2020
We talk through the BSA's co-sponsorship of a future report from Whitecap Consulting looking at how the sector can differentiate itself as digital becomes a central part of financial services.
By Robert Thickett
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26 Nov 2020
Jeremy Palmer explores the PRA's latest step towards proportionality
By Jeremy Palmer
The European Association of Cooperative Banks (EACB) has published research by Professor Hans Groeneveld of Tilburg University that assesses the performance of cooperative banks across Europe relative...
By Andrew Gall
24 Nov 2020
Released today, figures from the BSA for Q3 2020 show that building societies took a market share of 28% of new mortgage approvals in the quarter.
By Katie Wise
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17 Nov 2020
Banks and building societies will extend the provision of mortgage payment deferrals of up to a maximum of six months until 31 July 2021
By Hilary McVitty
16 Nov 2020
Originally published in BSA Society Matters Magazine
by Simon Lyons, Head of Ecosystem Engagement, Open Banking Implementation Entity
01 December 2020
This popular event provides chairs and NEDs with an update on matters affecting the sector.
02 December 2020
Provides an overview of treasury operations specifically within building societies and the regulatory environment.
07 December 2020
Webinar following the recent announcements that sterling LIBOR will cease at the end of 2021.
09 December 2020
An overview of the financial / balance sheet risks a building society faces and how they're managed by the treasury function.
14 January 2021
A free event to help BSA Associate members understand what it is really like to work with building societies.
19 January 2021
This bespoke virtually presented course is designed to help navigate the ever more complex area of arrears handling.
We produce a range of industry related newsletters, publications, factsheets and advice booklets.
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.
These factsheets are designed to give you the information you need about savings, mortgages or the building society sector in general. Feel free to print off, share or download the information.
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