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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

Building Societies

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

Building Societies

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 bigger 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

Building Societies

Board elections at the Phone Co-op

I’ve been casting my vote in an election and it’s not been an easy matter. The election is for three members of the board of the Phone Co-op, and there are ten members of the co-op putting themselves forward, many of them clearly strong candidates. 75 more words


Bitesize: Banks’ growing capital surplus since the crisis

Peter Eckley and Liam Kirwin.

In the world of bank capital regulation, minimum requirements grab all the headlines. But actual capital resources are what absorb unexpected losses.   340 more words

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