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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

Co-operatives

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

Financial Stability

Uk Personal Insurance Distribution: Banks And Retailers: Ken Research

An affinity scheme is a partnership in which an insurer underwrites insurance to be distributed via another company whose primary product or service is not insurance. 392 more words

News

Little democracy in member-owned building societies

This is the time of year when I am invited by the building societies in which I have savings to participate in their democratic life.  It’s, frankly, not much of an invitation. 297 more words

Building Societies