Society Matters: Autumn 2023

A focus on financial resilience and wellbeing

The Autumn 2023 edition of Society Matters has been published.

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In this edition, we take an in-depth look at financial resilience and wellbeing, and hear from members about the work they do to support their members and employees. We also hear all about the 2023 UK Savings Week campaign, and what members are doing to support it.

Included in this edition:

  • UK Saving Week - taking on savings challenge - Andrew Gall, Head of Savings & Economics, BSA
  • Making the UK a nation of savers - Chris Irwin, Director of Savings, Yorkshire Building Society
  • Your first steps to saving smart - Jonathan Wilson, Senior Savings Manager, Coventry Building Society
  • Where to next? The ongoing transformation of the savings market - Stuart Miller, Managing Director, Newcastle Strategic Solutions
  • The Savings Habit - a personal experience - Alistair Nimmo, Director of Marketing, Family Building Society
  • A focus on fostering good employee wellbeing within the building society sector - Louise Thornbury, Head of HR & Finance, BSA
  • A renewed focus on financial wellbeing - Lizzie Hall, Head of HR, Leek Building Society
  • Creating an open and supportive environment to help remove the stigma around the menopause - Kate Fisher, Director of Culture and Learning, Leeds Building Society
  • Wellbeing Matters at Saffron - Kerry Blows, Senior People Business Partner & Rachel Tillbrook, People Advisor, Saffron Building Society
  • Shining a spotlight on employee wellbeing - Sophie Pazzaglia, Chief People Officer, West Brom Building Society
  • Creating a cause-based culture to improve wellbeing, engagement, and organisational performance - Deborah Cooper and Derek Wynne, Partners, Miles Advisory
  • Tactical use of additional 'value add' to help achieve positive individual member outcomes - Andrew Holden, Managing Director, Parliament Hill
  • Financial Security and wellbeing - Robin Fieth, BSA Chief Executive