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The Building Societies Act 1986 - A BSA Summary Sixth Edition

Factsheet,
Contact:
simon rex,
Last updated:
05 December 2013

Incorporating relevant aspects of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 Introduction The Building Societies Act 1986 gave building societies what, at the time, was a completely new legal framework for the first time since the initial comprehensive building soci...

Your Rights as a Building Society Member

Factsheet,
Contact:
simon rex,
Last updated:
22 May 2014

As a member of a building society you are more than just a customer, and as such, you have certain rights to receive information and to voice your opinions on the way your building society is run. This factsheet explains what your rights are and how to exercise them.  ...

Building Societies Virtual Conference 2021

Event,
Contact:
jason russell,
Last updated:
01 July 2019

Registration now open This year the Building Societies Annual Conference is going virtual. The conference 'From COVID-19 to a new mutual economy', takes place across four half-day sessions from 4th - 7th May 2021 and will cover four key themes: returning to growth; stro...

Bank of England Bill

Industry response,
Contact:
jeremy palmer,
Last updated:
14 September 2015

The BSA welcomes the Government’s commitment to achieving strong, sustainable and balanced growth that is more evenly shared across the country and between industries. BSA members all have their main operational headquarters away from the City of London, and are a significant ...

Our response to the consultation, The PRA Rulebook: Part 2 – CP 25/ 14

Industry response,
Contact:
andrea jeffries,
Last updated:
23 January 2015

We welcome the opportunity to comment on this latest consultation on revising parts of the handbook inherited from the old Financial Services Authority.  We are focusing our response on the building-society specific questions. The Prudential Regulation Authority prop...

FOS Budget 2020

Industry response,
Contact:
elaine morton,
Last updated:
18 February 2020

On 30 January 2020, the BSA submitted its initial response to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) consultation “Our 2020/21 plans, budget and future strategy” (the “CP”). The BSA reserved its right to make further comments and seek further information, pending receipt of ...

Outsourcing and third party risk management

Industry response,
Contact:
andrea jeffries,
Last updated:
01 October 2020

We welcome the PRA’s open and frank approach to its outsourcing proposals.   Our members appreciate the regulator’s willingness to engage with the sector, particularly at the BSA event on operational resilience and outsourcing held in February 2020. While questions on parts ...