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Guest blog: Diversity and Inclusion - Is it important?

08 March 2022

Marlene Shields OBE, Chief Executive of Capital Credit Union talks about the importance of diversity and inclusion at Capital and how it runs through every aspect of their organisation, from its culture and policies to decisions on their new office.

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Applications open for next intake of the BSA MSc in Strategic Leadership

24 February 2022

Applications for the 7th cohort of this programme for members of the BSA and the Association of Financial Mutuals (AFM) and run by the School of Business & Economics at Loughborough University open on the 1 March and will run until 31 July or until all the available places are filled.

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Building Societies Annual Conference | 4-5 May 2022 | ACC Liverpool

24 February 2022

The Building Societies Annual Conferences heads to Liverpool in May

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Guest blog: The value of partnership in raising climate risk awareness

17 February 2022

Guest blog by Colin Fyfe, Chief Executive of Hinckley & Rugby Building Society and Chair of the BSA Green Finance Taskforce. First published in Society Matters magazine.

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Guest blog: Delivering the good quality green home of the future

09 February 2022

Guest blog by Sara Bennison, Chief Product & Marketing Officer, Nationwide Building Society.  First published in Society Matters magazine.

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Guest blog: Innovation incentives – where are UK tax reliefs headed?

07 February 2022

Guest blog by Carrie Rutland, Partner at BSA Associate, BDO

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Guest blogs: Mental Health First-Aiders and Colleague-led forums support mental wellbeing at Leeds Building Society

03 February 2022

Wendy Harrison, HR Service Delivery Lead at Leeds Building Society and MHFA England Instructor, talks about the mental wellbeing support provided to her colleagues and the partnership with the (BSA) which helps other organisations to do the same.

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Guest blog: Saffron Building Society putting colleague mental wellbeing first

02 February 2022

Claire Jose, Head of People at Saffron BS, provides an insight into the supportive culture at the Society that encourages colleagues to talk and listen to each other without judgement.

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Guest blog: Finance sector mobilises on climate change

31 January 2022

Guest blog by Emma Harvey, Programme Director, Green Finance Institute. First published in Society Matters.

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The sad passing of Lord Myners, former city minister

27 January 2022

We were saddened to hear of the passing of Lord Myners on 16 January. Lord Paul Myners was a supporter of mutuals and cooperatives through his life.

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Building societies come out on top for customer service and trust

27 January 2022

BSA commissioned online research from YouGov shows continued success for building societies on customer service and trust indicators.

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Guest blog: Is more sharing between firms the answer to green finance?

25 January 2022

Guest blog by Robin Penfold, partner at UK law firm TLT.

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