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Mutuals in their communities

Posted on March 18, 2014

The contribution of friendly societies and mutual insurers to the communities they work in

Mutuals in their communities

Posted on March 18, 2014

The contribution of friendly societies and mutual insurers to the communities they work in

AFM talks to MPs about mutual capital

Posted on March 03, 2014

Financial Inclusion and Mutual Insurance, letter to the Chancellor

Posted on January 31, 2014

AFM pre-budget submission 2014

What do people think of mutuality?

Posted on October 30, 2013

AFM research findings so far this year

Party conference diary: Labour, 23 September

Posted on September 24, 2013

Party conference diary: Labour, 23 September

Fostering Diversity: Promoting Mutuals

Posted on June 14, 2013

The purpose of the document is to build on the substantial progress of the first Mutuals Manifesto, which was issued ahead of the last general election, and which resulted in all main political parties expressing their support for mutuality

One in two Brits plan to ditch their providers this year

Posted on May 23, 2013

The notion of Brits being more likely to get divorced than change bank is a thing of the past. Around one in two people plan to switch financial providers this year, according to new research from the Association of Financial Mutuals (AFM).

Making it mutual: the ownership revolution that Britain needs

Posted on March 13, 2013

A radical structural shift is needed in order to address the deep-seated deficit and underlying problems of British competitiveness, a new publication from the think tank ResPublica urges today.

Mutuals- owned by the people, for the people

Posted on January 17, 2013

mutuals, who are owned by the people, for the people, must be not just the most ethical choice, but also the most patriotic

Highlights

Mutuals in their communities

Posted on March 18, 2014

The contribution of friendly societies and mutual insurers to the communities th...

Mutuals in their communities

Posted on March 18, 2014

The contribution of friendly societies and mutual insurers to the communities th...

Mutuals outperform on annuities by average of 6%

Posted on March 03, 2014

AFM annuities comparisons show that average payouts on annuities are greater tha...

AFM talks to MPs about mutual capital

Posted on March 03, 2014

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Financial Inclusion and Mutual Insurance, letter to the Chancellor

Posted on January 31, 2014

AFM pre-budget submission 2014...

What do people think of mutuality?

Posted on October 30, 2013

AFM research findings so far this year...

Party conference diary: Labour, 23 September

Posted on September 24, 2013

Party conference diary: Labour, 23 September...

Fostering Diversity: Promoting Mutuals

Posted on June 14, 2013

The purpose of the document is to build on the substantial progress of the first...

One in two Brits plan to ditch their providers this year

Posted on May 23, 2013

The notion of Brits being more likely to get divorced than change bank is a thin...

Making it mutual: the ownership revolution that Britain needs

Posted on March 13, 2013

A radical structural shift is needed in order to address the deep-seated deficit...

Mutuals- owned by the people, for the people

Posted on January 17, 2013

mutuals, who are owned by the people, for the people, must be not just the most ...

2013 AFM Conference

Posted on December 19, 2012

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Mutuals in Europe, and at home

Posted on November 20, 2012

consumers are increasingly attracted to companies that behave ethically and to p...

Did anyone learn anything from the Equitable?

Posted on October 02, 2012

the reasons for failure of banks such as Northern Rock were, like Equitable: bus...

The welfare state and mutual societies

Posted on September 24, 2012

maybe now is the right time for this 'back to the future' approach to welfare re...

My money habit

Posted on September 06, 2012

many of us spend more time picking out a new pair of shoes than on selecting our...

Social + network = Mutual ?

Posted on September 06, 2012

Mutuals were at the forefront of developing social networks in the industrial er...

Minister for Mutuals

Posted on September 06, 2012

Life would be a lot easier if there was a dedicated Minister for Mutuals who cou...

Informed consumers make happy customers

Posted on July 10, 2012

consumers will once again trust the financial services sector, only if they begi...

The UK in recession

Posted on July 10, 2012

We will only dig ourselves out of recession by a concerted effort, to act respon...

The Politicians Views

Posted on April 16, 2012

We went to Westminster to see a selection of MPs and asked them about why it is ...

The Financial Journalist’s View

Posted on April 16, 2012

Jeff Prestridge is the Personal Finance Editor in the Mail on Sunday. Here he sh...

Have you got missing millions?

Posted on January 04, 2012

Engage Mutual has been working with a team of TV researchers and genealogists to...

Mutuals – better value & service

Posted on January 04, 2012

Mutuals excel at service and in treating customers fairly. According to their cu...