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Banking news - On the pulse

Banking news

Read our latest press releases and stay up to date with the latest news, comment and insights about the Family Building Society.


What the papers say:

17 December 2020, The best ISA rates this week
Moneyfacts

17 December 2020, Shock as government policy works! Why we need to keep the stamp duty holiday
City AM

12 December 2020, Help us to preserve mum’s £70k
The Times

11 December 2020, In the Spotlight with Mark Bogard
Financial Reporter

10 December 2020, The best ISA rates this week
Moneyfacts

3 December 2020, The best ISA rates this week
Moneyfacts

25 November 2020, Winners revealed for the 2020/21 Personal Finance Awards
themoneypages.com

14 November 2020, Top interest rates currently on offer to British savers
The Express

12 November 2020, The best ISA rates this week
Moneyfacts

28 October 2020, Insta-mortgages are an instant hit with new lender Generation Home
MSN 

13 October 2020, FBS: Don't let age get in their way
The Right Mortgage

3 October 2020, Get your Savings ready for a lottery
The Times

1 October 2020, Premium bond winners in October: should you try an alternative prize draw?
Which

17 August 2020, Family Building Society completes £30 million defined benefit transfer
Employee Benefits

8 August 2020, First-time buyers: could a guarantor mortgage help you on to the property ladder?
Which

6 August 2020, Plan for a capital gains tax on residential property is “bonkers”
Mortgage Introducer

15 July 2020, FBS wins Best Guarantor/Assisted Mortgage Lender at What Mortgage Awards
What Mortgage

3 July 2020, FBS upgrades risk and compliance system using TriLine GRC
Mortgage Finance Gazette

26 June 2020, FBS increases loan-to-values
Mortgage Introducer

24 June 2020, FBS relaunches 95% LTV deal for FTBs
Mortgage Strategy

9 June 2020, Brokers report self-employed business down
Mortgage Solutions

7 June 2020, FBS lays out Chancellor wish list
Mortgage Introducer

29 May 2020, Increase in demand for specialist lending
Financial Reporter

22 May 2020, Banks offer 0% interest, FBS offer 1.13%
Mail On Sunday

4 May 2020, Mortgage Solutions talks to Keith Hickman, Mobile underwriter at FBS
Mortgage Solutions

15 April 2020, FBS allows product transfers during payment holidays
Mortgage Solutions

8 April 2020, FBS offers lower rates for product transfers than remortgages
Mortgage Solutions

7 April 2020, Best easy access rates

Daily Mail

31 March 2020, UK mortgage market goes into lockdown
BBC.co.uk

29 March 2019, FBS Windfall Bond
Thisismoney.co.uk
dailymail.co.uk

27 March 2020, Most lenders stop lending over 60% LTV
Telegraph

6 March 2020, Mark Bogard's letter to the Chancellor
Mortgage Solutions
Financial Reporter
Specialist Finance Introducer

22 January 2020, FBS launch new mortgage products
Mortgage Introducer

16-19 January 2020, FBS and LSE research - Later life borrowing in a world that’s living longer
Financial Times
Mortgage Introducer
Mortgage Finance Gazette

5 November 2019, Family Building Society 3 Year Fixed Rate Cash ISA
Which?

4 November 2019, Bank of Mum and Dad
FT Adviser

20 October 2019, Family Building Society Windfall Bond
The Time Post
The Sun Best

18 October 2019, Family Building Society Fixed Rate Mortgages
Moneyfacts.co.uk

11 October 2019, Family Building Society Fixed Rate Mortgages
Moneyfacts.co.uk

10 October 2019, Family Building Society Tracker Accounts
Thisismoney.co.uk
Daily Mail
Mail on Sunday

8 October 2019, Family Building Society Fixed Rate Cash ISAs
Thisismoney.co.uk
Daily Mail
Mail on Sunday

6 October 2019, Family Building Society Fixed Rate Mortgages
Moneyfacts.co.uk

25 September 2019, Family Building Society 3 Year Fixed Rate Mortgages
Which?

23 September 2019, Family Building Society First Time Buyers
Which?

16 September 2019, Lending into retirement
The Guardian
Yahoo Finance

9 September 2019, Family Building Society 5 Year Fixed Rate Cash ISA
Moneywise

4 September 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
The Telegraph

2 September 2019, Lending into retirement
iNews

20 August 2019, Family Building Society First Time Buyers
Homes and Property

18 August 2019, Family Building Society Later Life Lending
The Sunday Times

14 August 2019, Family Building Society Market Tracker Saver
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail
Thisismoney.co.uk

13 August 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
The Telegraph

12 August 2019, Family Building Society Guarantor Mortgages
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail
Thisismoney.co.uk

23 July 2019, Family Building Society Branch Saver
Thisismoney.co.uk
Daily Mail
Mail on Sunday

23 July 2019, Family Building Society First Time Buyers
The Telegraph

5 July 2019, Family Building Society Premium Saver 
Moneyfacts.co.uk

3 July 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
The Telegraph

27 June 2019, Family Building Society Market Tracker Saver (1)
Moneyfacts.co.uk

21 June 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
The Mirror
11-13 June 2019, Family Building Society announced as 'Best Lender for Older Borrowers' at Moneywise Mortgage Awards 2019 
Moneywise
Ideal Home

11 June 2019, Family Building Society Branch Saver
Daily Mail
Thisismoney.co.uk

Mail on Sunday

24 May 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
Thisismoney.co.uk
Daily Mail

30 April 2019, Family Building Society RIO Mortgage
FT Adviser

30 April 2019, Family Building Society Branch Saver
Thisismoney.co.uk
Mail on Sunday

22 April 2019, Family Building Society Brexit Bond

Money Week

20 April 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
Which?

16 April 2019, Family Building Society Windfall Bond
The Telegraph

12 April 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
Financial Times
MSN Money

26 March 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
The Telegraph
Yahoo Finance UK

19 March 2019, Family Building Society Market Tracker Cash ISA (2)
The Money Pages.com

9-17 March 2019, Family Building Society Premium Saver (3)
The Guardian
Which?
Money Observer
Moneyfacts.co.uk
Moneywise
Yahoo Finance UK
The Telegraph
Moneyfacts.co.uk
The Telegraph

6 March 2019, Family Building Society 5 Year Fixed Rate Cash ISA
Moneywise

5 March 2019, Family Building Society Offset Mortgage
Thisismoney.co.uk
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail

5 March 2019, Family Building Society ISAs
The Sun
Your Money.com

2 March 2019, Family Building Society Premium Saver (3)
The Guardian

20-26 February 2019, Family Building Society Premium Saver (3)
The Telegraph
Yahoo Finance UK
Moneywise
Moneyfacts.co.uk
The Telegraph
Moneywise

19 February 2019, Family Building Society Family Mortgage
Thisismoney.co.uk
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail

18 February 2019, Lending into retirement 
The Times

13 February 2019, Family Building Society Branch Saver
Thisismoney.co.uk
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail

1 February 2019, Lending into retirement
Property Wire

1 February 2019, Family Building Society Premium Saver (3)
Which?

29-30 January 2019, Lending into retirement
Moneywise
Moneywise
Money Observer

29 January 2019, Family Building Society Premium Saver (3)
Moneywise
Thisismoney.co.uk
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail
The Amed Post

23-28 January 2019, How to run the Bank of Mum and Dad
Moneywise
FT Adviser
Thisismoney.co.uk
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail

19 January 2019, Family Building Society Tracker Rate Bond
The Telegraph

13 January 2019, Family Building Society Windfall Bond
The Telegraph

11 January 2019, Family Building Society Guarantor Mortgage and Family Mortgage
Moneywise

5 January 2019, Family Building Society Premium Saver (2)
Thisismoney.co.uk
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail

2 January 2019, Family Building Society Premium Saver (2)
Thisismoney.co.uk
Mail on Sunday
Daily Mail