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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.
BSA & UK Finance comment on the Scheme
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
Download the 2020/21 BSA Yearbook here
27 May 2022
BSA associates give their views on current and upcoming digital trends. First published in Society Matters magazine.
By Katie Wise
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26 May 2022
Whether you like them or not, digital currencies, or crypto, and the technology that drives them are here to stay and are likely to cause huge changes to central banking, commercial banking and the pa...
By Joseph Thompson
25 May 2022
In a speech delivered at the Building Societies Annual Conference, Target Group's Mark Gilliver called for building societies to keep up with the pace of change so customers receive the seamless exper...
By Mark Gilliver
Released today, figures from the BSA show that mortgage lending by building societies in the first three months of this year was on a par with lending in the same period last year, when the Stamp Duty...
By Hilary McVitty
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23 May 2022
Guest blog by Lucy Klinkenberg-Matthews, Head of GRC (South) and Sustainability, Paragon Customer Communications
By Lucy Klinkenberg-Matthews
20 May 2022
Guest blog by Maria Harris, Director, Digital Cat Consultancy.
First published in Society Matters Magazine
07 June 2022
This dinner is one in a series of networking dinners specifically geared for Non-Executive Directors of BSA members.
10 June 2022
Find out how improving your bereavement customer journey will enhance your mutuality mission and your lending capacity.
15 June 2022
A free webinar to help building societies navigate the turbulent property market by delivering robust online services to brokers.
16 June 2022
This one-day programme will give participants a framework to understand how to navigate the mainstream media.
21 June 2022
Providing an opportunity for building societies to collaborate, problem solve and share learnings in a series of interactive workshops....
23 June 2022
A free event from Associate member BDO aimed specifically at the Building Societies sector.
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