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Building societies recognised in the Money Age Awards shortlist

25 July 2019

Building societies recognised for mortgages, diversity and 'Society of the year' in the Money Age Awards shortlist.

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Our new Government

25 July 2019

After an exciting week in Westminster, with Boris Johnson taking over as Prime Minister followed by a swift and comprehensive Cabinet reshuffle, the BSA has lost no time in getting in touch with new Ministers ......

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Building societies score highest for customer service

25 July 2019

The latest results from YouGov reveal that building society customers receive better customer service compared to customers of banks and other providers. 

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Guest blog: Combating the leasehold ground rent scandal, Eddie Hughes MP

23 July 2019

Originally published in Society Matters magazine summer 2019 edition.

By Eddie Hughes MP

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Moneyfacts: Mutuals help to assist the first-time buyer market

26 June 2019

New research from Moneyfacts has revealed that mutuals are helping first-time buyers...

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BSA launches financial education packs for members to use in schools

26 June 2019

Working with financial education experts Young Money, the BSA is providing packages to its members to help them support the financial education of young people.

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Guest blog: Rapid response communications in the aftermath of cybercrime

21 June 2019

A guest blog by BSA Associate, Paragon Customer Communications (Paragon CC)

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Guest blog: The time to act on Open Banking is now

18 June 2019

After recently presenting at the Digital Mutual event at the BSA Annual Conference, Temenos talks through the development of Open Banking, how building societies can use it to build additional services or collaborate with each other and the types of return on investment societies can expect from acting now on Open Banking

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Nationwide CertBALM student is recognised with Outstanding Academic Achievement Award

30 May 2019

Once again building societies have shone in the accredited CertBALM qualification, with the winner of the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award going to Sam Hammonds, a Senior Risk Consultant at Nationwide Building Society.

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BSA welcomes a new member

25 April 2019

The BSA is pleased to announce that it has a new member, ScotWest Credit Union

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Guest blog: Top tips on getting your first Chair role

05 April 2019

Joëlle Warren, Founding Partner & Executive Chair at Warren Partners has gives top tips for aspiring senior executives on how to gear up for and secure their first Chair role. 

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The BSA turns 150

29 March 2019

On March 12 the BSA celebrated its 150th birthday.

Here we take a brief look at its establishment, and how we marked the occasion.

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