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19 December 2018
Taxpayers are not being treated fairly a House of Lords committee has concluded. HMRC Powers: Treating Taxpayers Fairly says that recent powers provided to HMRC undermine the rule of law and hinder taxpayers' access to justice. The Economic Affairs Committee calls for the oversight of HMRC and its powers to be reviewed.
Monday 17 December was a day of massive pride and celebration as the first cohort of students on the BSA/Loughborough University MSc programme graduated after three years of study.
26 November 2018
A new research paper from the Bank of England finds that building societies charged lower mortgage rates than banks and specialist lenders, indicating ownership type can have an important effect on outcomes in the mortgage market.
21 November 2018
Building societies stole the show at the Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards 2019: eight took home awards whilst fourteen Societies achieved highly commended status.
15 November 2018
BSA Associate, Paragon Customer Communications, notes the importance of technology when communicating.
13 November 2018
As the BSA launches its independent report on intergenerational mortgages, we take a look at some of the stand-out figures surrounding would-be younger homeowners.
08 November 2018
BSA Associate, TLT shares lessons learned under Open Banking since its rollout earlier this year.
05 November 2018
Ahead of a new report that explores options for first-time buyers in the years ahead, we take stock of the current scene for the UK's would-be homeowners.
29 October 2018
BSA Associate, Walker Morris explains how financial services firms can comply with GDPR while meeting vulnerable customers' needs.
12 October 2018
Ahead of the BSA's first Digital Mutual event, three fintechs talk about building societies adapting to Open Banking.
27 August 2018
Originally published in Society Matters magazine.
By Rob Pheasey, Chief Executive of Marsden Building Society
22 August 2018
Associate Knowledge: guest blog by BSA Associate, Miles Partnership
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