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BSA Yearbook 2019/20

The BSA Yearbook is the official handbook of the Building Societies Association, with all the latest facts and figures from the UK's mortgage industry.

  • Date: 31 October 2019
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Report: Beyond Age and Income

A report written by Toynbee Hall with support from the Building Societies Association

  • Date: 23 September 2019
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For people, not shareholders programme

A 15-minute programme produced by ITN Productions, exploring how ‘community’ helps to guide building societies’ business, and the intrinsic role societies play in their own communities.

  • Date: 24 May 2019
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Strategic Leadership prospectus

Download the 2019 prospectus here.

The application window for the fifth student intake of this programme opens on 15 April and closes on 31 July 2019.  Students will commence their studies in October 2019.

  • Date: 19 March 2019
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Intergenerational mortgages report: Building on the Bank of Mum and Dad

Authored by Bob Pannell and Dick Jenkins, commissioned by the BSA, this report aims to share practice and ideas that are already helping more young people get onto the housing ladder on a sustainable basis.

  • Date: 13 November 2018
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The UK Corporate Governance Code: BSA Guidance for Building Societies

BSA Guidance to Building Societies on the UK Corporate Governance Code.

  • Date: 05 October 2018
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Perspectives: governance in building societies

As part of our continuing strategic theme on promoting excellence in governance, the BSA has published a series of articles, Perspectives on governance in building societies, intended to inform and stimulate debate in the sector.

  • Date: 28 March 2018
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Ownership Matters

Survey results: Organisational culture in building societies.

  • Date: 14 December 2017
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Lending into retirement update

In 2015 the BSA published its first report on Lending into retirement.

This update shows how the market has developed over the two years since.

  • Date: 21 November 2017
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Can't pay your mortgage?

The BSA and National Debtline have produced a leaflet designed to help and support those who are concerned about making their monthly mortgage repayments once interest rates rise.

  • Date: 09 November 2017
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Lengthening the Ladder report

Lengthening the Ladder: The future of mortgage borrowing in older age

Following on from the BSA's 2015 Lending into Retirement interim report, this report is funded by the BSA, carried out by the ILC and supported by the CML.

  • Date: 03 May 2017
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