Research & Reports

Research, analysis and guidance about our members and the issues that affect them.

Sign up to receive Research and Reports

By subscribing you consent to us sending you research and reports

2021 Building Society Sector Analysis

A review of the strategic landscape for building societies

  • Date: 21 April 2021
View Research & Reports

Safe as houses: strengthening the UK's mortgage safety net

Published today, an independent report by SMF, funded by the BSA, explores the topic of 'mortgage safety nets' - support for mortgage-holders in the event of loss of income or employment

Link to report  Link to press release

  • Date: 25 February 2021
View Page

BSA Yearbook 2020/21

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: 22 October 2020
View Research & Reports

Strategic Leadership MSc prospectus

Download the 2021 prospectus here.

The application window for the sixth student intake of this programme opens on 9 October 2020 and closes on 31 December 2020.  Students will commence their studies in February 2021.

  • Date: 09 October 2020
View Research & Reports

Financial services with purpose

This report investigates how differing ownership models affect organisations, from the viewpoint of their employees and customers.

  • Date: 30 September 2020
View Research & Reports

Rebuilding Business for Society

This report discusses how a greater variety of business ownership models can better meet society’s needs, how ownership determines who gets the value created by the business, how culture is shaped, purpose is delivered, and the business environment that is needed to support the growth in different types of firm.

  • Date: 29 September 2020
View Research & Reports

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: 22 May 2020
View Research & Reports

Report: Beyond Age and Income

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

  • Date: 23 September 2019
View Research & Reports

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
View Research & Reports

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
View Page

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
View Research & Reports