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Reflecting on the housing and mortgage markets

15 August 2022

Blog by Paul Broadhead, Head of Mortgage and Housing Policy at the BSA

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Guest blog: Steps to increasing inclusion and diversity in modern mutual

08 August 2022

Guest blog by Cara Wood, Consultant at Odgers Berndtson

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Guest blog: The Mutual Value Measurement Framework

01 August 2022

Guest blog by Peter Hunt, Managing Partner, Mutuo

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BSA event and report showcases strong member support for financial education

28 July 2022

The Building Societies Association (BSA) last week launched a new report shining a spotlight on the work of individual building societies and credit unions in providing financial education within schools and their wider communities.

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Government needs to deliver support for struggling households

28 July 2022

The BSA welcomed the announcement made by the Prime Minister in June that homeowners in financial difficulties will be able to claim the support for mortgage interest (SMI) loan after 3 months, rather than the current 9 months – something we’ve repeatedly called for.

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Guest blog: Mutual businesses in a post-pandemic world

22 July 2022

Guest blog by Caroline Domanski MBE, CEO, No1 CopperPot Credit Union. First published in Society Matters magazine.

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Investment in diverse housing supply is essential

20 July 2022

Blog by Paul Broadhead, Head of Mortgage & Housing Policy, BSA.
This article was first published in Mortgage Finance Gazette.

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Guest blog: The balance of tech and the human touch

18 July 2022

Guest blog by Alan Newman, Financial Services Business Development Director, Paragon Customer Communications.

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Big challenges, even bigger opportunities

14 July 2022

Robin Fieth, BSA CEO, highlights the opportunities for building societies, credit unions and other financial mutuals to stand out as distinctly different, truly purpose driven and dedicated to meeting the needs of their member and communities.  This article was first published in Society Matters magazine.

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Guest blog: Rising cost of living means under 40's choosing between marriage, home or children

11 July 2022

Guest blog by Paul Bridgwater, Head of Product at OneFamily.

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How is the increase in the Bank Rate impacting mortgage costs?

06 July 2022

Blog by Paul Broadhead, Head of Mortgage & Housing Policy at the BSA. First published in Mortgage Finance Gazette

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