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Who's for giving building society members a vote at 16?

Moves to allow younger people to get a vote sooner have been given new impetus by plans within the Welsh government. If they are approved, everyone from age 16 will be able to vote in local authority elections in Wales.   703 more words

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Building Blocks - A Short History of Building Societies

Ben Woods, Assistant Archivist, Australian Mutuals History

As stated in our blog post, “Mr Credit Union”, in 2017, Australian Credit Union Historical Co-operative, was begun in 1985 by credit union pioneer, Tom Kelly. 884 more words

Changing times for the pound - how are the bigger building societies handling the switch?

Who’d have thought that a simple change in coinage would still prove quite so complex?

It was announced back in 2014 that the round British Pound coin would be updated into a more modern, less counterfeitable, 12-sided design (as seen here). 406 more words

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Voter turnout at larger building societies in 2017

With the AGM season for the largest building societies now complete it’s possible to assess voter turnout results for the top seven societies this year. 46 more words

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PRA releases consultation on the minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL) – buffers – CP15/17

The PRA has today published a CP on its proposed expectations regarding the relationship between MREL and buffer requirements, including the consequences of not meeting these. 26 more words

Why aren’t building societies getting a greater vote of confidence?

It’s that time of the year again when members, aka ‘the customers’, of our building societies get their chance to vote.  Many already have and the signs of support, or lack of it, will not make happy reading for society CEOs and executive boards. 1,034 more words

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