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The BSA receives Dementia Friends training from Newcastle Building Society

21 May 2018

This month the BSA undertook Dementia Friends training at its head offices.

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Retirement interest-only mortgages: Three things to consider

21 May 2018

Retirement interest-only (RIO) mortgages are a product that should play into the natural strengths of building societies: a high degree of careful manual underwriting and relentless focus on customer need.

The BSA is pleased that the FCA acted quickly to bring RIO mortgages into the rulebook after recognising during their ageing population work that these products could provide a good solution for some customers.

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A building society lodges the first digitally signed mortgage deed

21 May 2018

After two years of work, including user testing, private beta and public beta, in April the first ever digitally signed mortgage deed was registered at HM Land Registry – and a building society holds the mortgage.

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Educating the next generation

18 May 2018

The BSA help to deliver financial education to one London primary school with the Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Mike Regnier, the Chief Executive of the Yorkshire Building Society and Nigel Moore, the Strand Branch Manager.

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Guest blog: How realistic is the seven-day remortgage?

09 May 2018

Associate Knowledge: Guest blog from BSA Associate, LMS

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Guest blog: Research & Development tax relief

01 May 2018

Associate Knowledge: Guest blog from BSA Associate, RSM

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