BSA blog

BSA blog

News and views on topical issues from BSA staff and guests.

Sign up to receive blogs

By subscribing you consent to us sending you blogs

Guest Blog: Opportunity knocks for building societies and FinTechs

23 April 2021

Julian Wells, director at Whitecap Consulting, looks at the emergence of FinTech and the opportunities it presents for building societies to better serve their core markets and an increasingly digitally savvy membership.

View Blog

Guest blog: Working from the inside out

15 April 2021

Originally published in Society Matters magazine.

By Julie-Ann Haines, CEO, Principality Building Society

View Blog

Optimism in the housing market returns

25 March 2021

The latest Property Tracker survey from the Building Societies Association, reveals a surge in consumer confidence in the housing market following the Budget earlier this month.

View Blog

Workplace diversity – feedback from the latest Women in Finance Charter report published in March 2021

25 March 2021

The Women in Finance Charter, launched and run by HM Treasury, has now been up and running since March 2016.  From that standing start it now has over 400 signatories – including 18 BSA members and the BSA itself.

View Blog

Guest blog: The powerful role of mental wellness education

11 March 2021

Guest blog by Mark Newey, Founder, Headucate.me

View Blog

Guest Blog: Will Covid 19 lead to more offices being converted into flats?

08 March 2021

Guest blog by Steve Hardwick, Technical Director, Gateway Surveyors

View Blog

A victory for common sense - Treasury's Phase 2 review of the future regulatory framework for financial services

25 February 2021

The BSA has warmly welcomed, and supports, HMT’s sensible proposals. 

View Blog

Guest blog: Green finance can transform retail financial services post-Covid

16 February 2021

Guest blog by Robin Penfold, partner at BSA Associate law firm TLT

View Blog

Building societies supporting green finance initiatives

11 February 2021

First published in Society Matters magazine

View Blog

Guest blog: Water will shape the future of our civilisation

08 February 2021

Originally published in Society Matters magazine

By Graeme Winser and Michael Lawson, Directors, Property Risk Inspection

View Blog

How coronavirus is affecting the housing market

04 February 2021

Originally published in BSA Society Matters magazine.

By David Plumtree, Connells Group Estate Agency

View Blog

Guest blog: Is this the moment to rethink our approach to affordable housing?

02 February 2021

Originally published in Society Matters magazine.

By Matt Bartle, Director of Products, Leeds Building Society

View Blog