Sep 27, 2009
Northern Rock 'should be mutual'
The government should return Northern Rock to its mutual status rather than sell it to a rival or re-float it on the stock exchange, says a report. read more »
Jul 17, 2009
Northern Rock to be reborn as a mutual?
Here’s a thought that’s been kicking around for a while in Labour circles: when the Government finally off-l0ads Northern Rock, it should turn the failed lender back into a building society instead of bank. read more »
Jul 15, 2009
A mutual decision?
There is an interesting little story tucked away in today's Daily Mirror, the government might only sell off Northern Rock and Bradford and Bingley on condition that they are turned into mutually-owned societies read more »
Jul 15, 2009
Banks could be turned back into building societies
Gordon Brown could turn Britain's nationalised banks back into building societies. read more »
Jun 22, 2009
Rachel Reeves: In the new financial system mutuals could have an important role to play
If we think mutuals are a better model of financial services then we should be voting with our feet, because that is the way they will ultimately grow. read more »
May 01, 2009
Michael Stephenson: Mutual attraction
Mutualism is the best way to ensure the long-term health of our banks and the economy, argues Michael Stephenson read more »
Nov 21, 2008
Michael Stephenson: Save our building societies, remutualise
BSA lobbies for move as Treasury looks for ways to save taxpayer burden of supporting former building society read more »