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Building societies - a case for mutuality

Building societies - a case for mutuality

a report prepared for the Woolwich Equitable Building Society

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Published by Woolwich Equitable Building Society .
Written in English


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Statementby PRIMA Europe.
ContributionsPRIMA Europe Limited., Woolwich Equitable Building Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination29p. ;
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14247906M

The two societies are well matched, having similar business models, a strong geographical fit and shared commitment to mutuality, their members, their people and their local communities. "Scarborough Building Society has seen difficult trading conditions leading to a substantial impact on profit and a resultant weakening capital arters: Scarborough, England, UK. In the mids several building societies in the UK ceased to be mutual organisations and became public limited companies (plcs). This paper seeks to explain this change, which has ended the building societies' historic dominance of the mortgage market. The thesis that mutuality had become redundant as an ownership form is : M. Stephens.

Britain's building societies are key to getting decent financial services Members of the Kent Reliance are being asked today to vote to turn it into a bank. But we must fight for mutuality, says. Mutuality has become a topic of debate recently for a whole range of academics and social commentators. The 'demutualisation' of banks and building societies has been partnered by the idea of a 'new mutualism', forming a set of social values and beliefs, and this collection looks at the manifestations of these trends and the implications for the future.

NBS was originally formed through a joining of the Newcastle Permanent Building Society and the Grainger Permanent Building Society. The basis is on mutuality, and all of the assets are fully owned by the members. The focus of products and services offered by this top building society in the UK is on mortgages, savings, and insurance.   Nationwide chief exceutive Graham Beale: profile Had Graham Beale known what the future held when he took over as chief executive of Nationwide Building Society .


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The Economics of Mutuality and the Future of Building Societies: Paper 6: The Economics of Diversification (Building Societies Association Research Search) [Llewellyn, David T., et al] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : David T. Llewellyn, et al. The Economics of Mutuality and the Future of Building Societies: Paper 1: Reflections on the Mutuality V.

Conversion Debate (Building Societies Association Research Series)Author: David T. Llewellyn, et al. Building societies and mutuality The case of Abbey National's conversion.

By S Armitage and Edinburgh Univ. (United Kingdom). Dept. of Business Studies. Abstract. SIGLEAvailable from British Library Document Supply Centre- DSC(EU-DBS-WP/15) / BLDSC - British Library Document Supply CentreGBUnited Kingdo.

This article is a case study in the evolution of corporate governance forms. It focuses on the UK Building Societies Actwhich opened the way for competition between building societies and commercial banks and introduced a procedure for the demutualisation of a building by: Downloadable. This paper studies the effects of deregulation following the UK Building Societies Actwhich opened the way for competition between building societies and commercial banks and introduced a procedure for the demutualisation of a building society.

it is argued that the Act brought about a rearrangement of property rights which destabilised the building society form. Building Societies, Property Rights and Corporate Governance' Report prepared for the Building Societies Association and the Norwich & Peterborough Building Society (Cambridge, CBR) (87 pp) Cook, J., Deakin, S.

and Hughes, A. () Mutuality and corporate governance: the evolution of UK building societies following deregulation, Centre for. Abbey's proposal is doubly ironic. It was Abbey, after all, which first began building societies' love affair with the idea of abandoning mutuality when it converted to a bank in Author: NIC CICUTTI.

The history of mutuality. With increasing numbers of building societies turning to banks, the once common phenomenon of mutuality is under threat. Hilary Osborne charts the rise Author: Guardian Staff. The Building Societies Act, which closed loopholes in the Act and guarded against the recurrence of the Liberator fiasco, as well as legislating against the so-called 'promoter' societies, such as Bowkett, Star-Bowkett, Richmond, Self-Help etc, which were founded on dubious gambling principles.

A high street building society branch, in Banbury. A building society is a financial institution owned by its members as a mutual organization. Building societies offer banking and related financial services, especially savings and mortgage lending.

Building societies exist in the United Kingdom and Australia, and used to exist in Ireland and several Commonwealth countries. In the mids several building societies in the UK ceased to be mutual organisations and became public limited companies (plcs).

This paper seeks to explain this change, which has ended the building societies' historic dominance of the mortgage market. The thesis that mutuality had become redundant as an ownership form is by: How building societies can manage change in prudential regulation Piecing it together 1 To start a new section, hold down the apple+shift keys and click to release this.

The Commission’s work was timely, providing an opportunity to study the potential for alternative ownership models to enhance the economy and society. As Professor Michie puts it: “The ownership of businesses is a crucial element in determining how they are governed, whose interests they prioritise and how they are held to account.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Barnes, Paul, Building societies. London: Pluto Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Investigating the benefits of mutuality: Mutual versus proprietary annuity provision.

more compelling reason than for a building society to remain a mutual. Building society numbers may be dwindling, but Labour is aiming to give mutuality a shot in the arm by turning Northern Rock back into a building society. Mutuality means a system where an organisation is owned by its members and run in their interests.

There are no outside shareholders wanting a slice of the profits. Building societies are mutual. Building Society: A type of financial institution that provides banking and other financial services to its members.

Building societies resemble credit unions in the U.S. in that they are owned Author: Julia Kagan. Books Llewellyn, DT and Michie, J () Converting Failed Institutions into Mutual Organisations, Building Societies Association.

Llewellyn, DT, Ayadi, R, Schmidt, R () Diversity in European Banking: Cooperative Banks, Centre for European Policy Studies, ISBN: Llewellyn, DT, Anderloni, L, Schmidt, R () Financial Innovation in Retail and Corporate Banking, Edward.

N2 - In the mids several building societies in the UK ceased to be mutual organisations and became public limited companies (plcs). This paper seeks to explain this change, which has ended the building societies' historic dominance of the mortgage market.

The thesis that mutuality had become redundant as an ownership form is rejected. A mutual, mutual organization, or mutual society is an organization based on the principle of mutuality and governed by private law. Unlike a true cooperative, members usually do not contribute to the capital of the company by direct investment, but derive their right to profits and votes through their customer relationship.

A mutual organization or society is often simply referred to as a mutual. A mutual .The case of the Abbey National Building Society exemplifies the case where it is large, that of Time Assurance Society where it is not large enough.

It is easiest to create added value – to sell output for more than its opportunity cost – when a firm is operating in an environment which is not competitive.

The pressure on Chelsea, Portman and Skipton building societies, which have attempted to block conversion resolutions, grew this week Author: Patrick Sherwen.