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We catch up with the sector’s recently appointed CEOs

12 February 2018

Originally published in Society Matters magazine

It is interesting to learn how senior leaders come to our sector: what was the initial attraction and why do people tend to stick around or return? With that in mind, we spoke to some of the newest building society CEOs –who all took up their role in 2017.

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Guest blog: New home quality with modern methods of construction

09 February 2018

Originally published in Society Matters magazine.

Graham Sibley, NHBC Market Development Manager weights in on the longevity of modern methods of construction(MMC)  versus traditional builds

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Guest blog: Right channel, right time

05 February 2018

Associate Knowledge: Guest blog from Paragon Customer Communications.

The choice between online and offline communication can be a confusing one, but getting it right is critical to customer engagement...

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Guest blog: Shared Ownership- Risks and rewards for retail lenders

29 January 2018

Associate Knowledge: Guest blog from Walker Morris.

Walker Morris' partners Rob Aberdein and Karl Anders explore the Low Cost Home Ownership mortgage market and review some of the presumed risks that retail lenders can associate with shared ownership. 

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Building societies dominate mortgages at the 2018 Moneyfacts Consumer Awards

29 January 2018

Building societies won all three mortgage-related awards at this year's Moneyfacts Consumer Awards, and also performed well against larger banks in other product and service categories.

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Bringing mutuality into the digital age

25 January 2018

By Yorkshire Building Society.

Mutuality has been brought into the digital age by Yorkshire Building Society which has created a new way for workers to save with fin-tech firm Salary Finance.

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Guest blog: How to break free from the ‘housebuilding pool of stagnation’?

12 January 2018

Originally published in Society Matters magazine

Member of Scottish Parliament, Graham Simpson shares his thoughts on - and solutions to - the UK's lack of housebuilding.

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Guest blog: The 12 employment cases of 2017

11 January 2018

Associate Knowledge: Guest blog from Eversheds-Sutherland.

In a year of significant case law, BSA Associate member Eversheds-Sutherland highlights the key twelve you need to know about.

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Interview: Paul Ellis celebrates 25 years at Ecology

18 December 2017

Originally published in Society Matters magazine

2017 marks Paul Ellis’ 25th year at the Ecology – and his 22nd as Chief Executive. Here we learn a little more about Paul’s experiences in the sector and Ecology’s story and focus.

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Guest blog: GDPR - are you ready?

18 December 2017

Originally published in Society Matters magazine
By Paragon Customer Communications

When the new GDPR comes in, amongst many other responsibilities, companies will have a duty to ensure they have proper consent to communicate marketing messages to their customers...

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Putting building into Building Society

01 December 2017

UK’s largest building society, Nationwide,is backing a multi-million pound housing regeneration project in Swindon with the mix, design, tenure and number of homes to be shaped by views of local residents.

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Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards 2018: Building Societies lead the way

29 November 2017

The industry gathered in London on 14 November to find out who had won the Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards. Building societies performed extraordinarily well and won 14 of the 16 awards they were nominated for, including the coveted Leadership and Lifetime Achievement Awards.

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