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Are you happy with the rate of interest on your Cash ISA?

The View from the Manor – It is important to review your investments on a regular basis to ensure they are continuing to meet your expectations. 307 more words

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“Conduct Risk Appetite”: A misnomer, exposing firms to significant sanctions!

BRG held a webinar on Seven Practical Steps towards Mastering Conduct Risk on 8 December in conjunction with the British Bankers Association.

A key message from the webinar was that the often-bandied phrase “conduct risk appetite” is a misnomer (i.e., a firm can’t set a tolerance for customer detriment or market failure; by inference, both must be zero). 275 more words


Savings accounts offering interest rates as low as 0.01%, reveals FCA

As part of its ongoing review of the UK savings market, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a ‘name-and-shame’ list of banks and building societies offering very low interest rates, with some giving savers returns of just 0.01%. 291 more words

New Help to Buy ISAs launch with interest of up to 4%

The new Help to Buy ISA scheme, announced by the Chancellor in the March Budget, came into effect this week, with various banks and building societies launching their products onto the market. 139 more words

A new boss at Nationwide

Britain’s most important member-owned business is, arguably, the Nationwide Building Society, one of the very few large building societies to have evaded the mania for demutualisation at the turn of the century. 274 more words


Mortgaging a house to invest in the War Loan

William Hallam wanted to remortgage his house in order in invest in a patriotic war loan, but found an obstacle in his way. Things were easier for the wealthy Vansittart Neales of Bisham Abbey. 120 more words

Florence Vansittart Neale

Major Building Societies in the United Kingdom (2014)

Out of 44 building societies operating in the United Kingdom, there are 5 major building societies comprising almost 90% of consolidated building societies total assets. … 34 more words

Building Societies