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Guest blog: Building Societies demonstrate their individuality through their strategic focus.

30 April 2021

Luke Freeman, Director at Whitecap Consulting, discusses the key findings in Whitecap's recent report relating to strategy and how the sector dynamics and heterogeneity of building societies have an influence on strategic focus.

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Guest blog: The Changing Conditions of the Mortgage and Housing Market and the Advantages of Adopting Digital Strategies

29 April 2021

Guest blog by Daniel Broadhurst, Regional Vice President, nCino.

nCino is a headline sponsor of the Building Societies Annual Conference

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Guest blog: Why creating technology-enabled customer experiences in banking matters

28 April 2021

Guest blog by Patricia Moore, Client Executive Lead at DXC, Financial Services

DXC Technology is a headline sponsor of the BSA of the Building Societies Annual Conference

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Guest blog: The future of mortgage lending - platformification, digitalisation and agility

26 April 2021

Guest blog by Target Group

Originally published in Society Matters magazine

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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.

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Guest blog: Working from the inside out

15 April 2021

Originally published in Society Matters magazine.

By Julie-Ann Haines, CEO, Principality Building Society

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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.

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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.

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Guest blog: The powerful role of mental wellness education

11 March 2021

Guest blog by Mark Newey, Founder,

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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

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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. 

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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

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