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Building societies are facing the perfect storm

They have been touted as trusted, local lenders who take a personal approach to supporting your efforts to save and lending money to buy a home. But now, with societies reducing in number, are building societies facing the perfect storm in the current climate

Culture and purpose in financial services

Inspiring confidence

ICAEW's Inspiring Confidence campaign explores the issues affecting consumers and financial services providers in a rapidly changing world.

Banks, insurers and investment managers play vitally important roles within society, to encourage economic development and allow individuals and businesses to save, invest, insure and make payments. We must have confidence in them. Responsible providers, responsible consumers, better regulation and better information underpin this confidence.