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Guest blog: Mortgage sector on the cusp of a digital revolution

29 October 2019

Pradeep Ramen, director of digital solutions at DPR, talks about how the UK mortgage market is finally starting to embrace digital technology that has already transformed the US mortgage market.

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Guest blog: Changing the way people think about saving... by not having to think at all

25 October 2019

Glasgow Credit Union’s innovative Employer Partner scheme is disrupting the traditional savings narrative. 
Originally published in BSA Society Matters magazine.

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Guest blog: Lack of financial resilience impacts your wealth – and your health

23 October 2019

By Yorkshire Building Society.

Originally published in BSA Society Matters magazine.

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Societies are serious about saving

15 October 2019

Given that savings are at the heart of our sector, it is little wonder that building societies offer a multitude of innovative savings initiatives. Here are just a few examples.

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Guest blog: Algorithms will help consumers take control of their finances

09 October 2019

Festina Finance will speak at tomorrow's Digital Mutual event. Here, senior consultant Gunnar Rafn shows how applying AI to financial services is key to happy customers.

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Guest blog: What if a game could get people addicted to saving?

08 October 2019

Ahead of the BSA's Digital Mutual event, speaker Mark Warrick, Chief Design Officer at Thought Machine, shares his thoughts on using gaming to help people to develop a saving habit.

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Guest blog: Why invest in a health and wellbeing strategy and how to get started

07 October 2019

Helen Smith, Chief Commercial Officer at Benenden Health explores how to make a health and wellbeing strategy successful for your business

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Mis-selling, Mis-claiming... and Mis-funding

26 September 2019

Claims in a post-PPI world, what does it all mean to financial services providers?

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BSA event showcases major investment in branches and communities

16 September 2019

We report on the BSA's recent Reinvigorating Communities event which highlighted the many ways building societies are positively impacting their communities, from branch transformation and investment in high streets to focused charitable investment. 

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Guest blog: Do building societies need a digital compass?

15 August 2019

Ahead of his appearance at the BSA's Digital Mutual Conference on 10 October, BearingPoint partner Tony Farnfield talks digitalisation and building societies responding to changing customer demands.

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Greener finance is growing

06 August 2019

BSA Chief Executive, Robin Fieth, shares his thoughts on the latest topics on the agenda of the lending community: Green finance and mortgage prisoners.

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Guest blog: Five ways to boost your Society's digital mindset

31 July 2019

A guest blog by BSA Associate member, Fiserv.

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