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Safe as houses: strengthening the UK's mortgage safety net

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25 February 2021

  Published today, an independent report by SMF, funded by the BSA, explores the topic of 'mortgage safety nets' - support for mortgage-holders in the event of loss of income or employment Report:  Safe as houses: strengthening the UK's mortgage safety net Press release: ...

Regulatory reform: the PRA and FCA regimes for Approved Person (CP12/26)

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31 January 2013

Introduction 1. The Building Societies Association (BSA) represents mutual lenders and deposit takers in the UK including all 47 UK building societies. Mutual lenders and deposit takers have total assets of over £375 billion and, together with their subsidiaries, hold r...

BSA welcomes new Associates

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27 May 2021

The BSA is delighted to announce five new associate members.  Associate members often provide key services and products to building societies and credit unions, ranging from audit and accounting, legal, technology and various professional and support services. More informati...

UK's Best Companies to Work For: Success for societies

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27 May 2021

The UK’s Best Companies to Work For lists have been published and there has been success for a number of building societies.  The lists are based on employee surveys, recognising commitment to employees and demonstrating the importance placed on workplace engagement as a vita...

Guest blog: Listen to what the teens are telling us

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07 June 2021

Guest blog by Nici Audhlam-Gardiner, Chief Commercial Officer, OneFamily We need to be listening to the next generation.  The teens who will be inheriting our planet, and clearly care very passionately for it, are now taking control of their child trust fund nest eggs. T...

Lack of job security still a significant concern in Scotland

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15 June 2021

The latest Property Tracker survey from the Building Societies Association, reveals consumer confidence in the housing market remains strong in Scotland, despite over half the respondents citing lack of job security as a barrier to buying a property. There’s a growing expe...

More positive about buying property Less concerned about raising a deposit But still remain concerned about job security The latest Property Tracker survey from the Building Societies Association, reveals consumer confidence in the housing market remains strong in Wale...

Consumer confidence in the housing market remains strong

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15 June 2021

House price rises expected to continue Growing desire to move to the country and reduce mortgage payments Job insecurity declining, but almost half still have concerns The latest Property Tracker survey from the Building Societies Association (BSA), reveals consumer co...

'Deposit Unlock' pilot initiative announced in the North East of England

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24 June 2021

The recently announced Deposit Unlock scheme, developed with the Home Builders Federation and its members, aims to allow buyers to secure a new-build home up to a value of £330,000 with a deposit of just 5%.  House-builders will pay the cost of insuring mortgages through a pe...

BSA Associate Members

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25 July 2013


Housing and mortgage market challenges post-pandemic

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12 July 2021

Originally published in the Summer edition of  Society Matters   magazine By Sarah Howe, CEO, Harpenden Building Society At the BSA Conference in May, Sarah Howe chaired a panel session exploring options to overcome the challenges faced by lenders and the mortgage indu...

The future of work

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19 July 2021

Originally published in Society Matters magazine. By Jane Hanson, Chief People Officer, Nationwide Building Society Along with many other organisations, Nationwide has faced the challenge of understanding  how  we work in the future.  As we emerge from lockdown and ...

Originally published in  Society Matters  magazine. By Rain Newton-Smith, Chief Economist, CBI The triple shocks of Brexit, Covid-19 and climate change highlight the need for business and government to design an economic strategy for the next decade.  This article out...

Awards season brings success for building societies

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29 July 2021

With awards season well underway, we bring you the highlights for the sector in this round-up.   British Bank Awards The British Bank Awards were first up in early July, celebrating products and innovation in the financial services sector.  The winners were decided by...

Building Back Better - people, senior leaders and boards

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09 August 2021

Originally published in Society Matters magazine By Deborah Cooper, Partner, Miles Advisory Leadership, communication and employee welfare are key to running a good business, and never more so than now as firms reassess their people agendas in the shadow of a pandemic. ...