Current Associate Members

Penrith Building Society

Penrith Building Society was founded in 1877 as a mutual building society to help local people look after their money and buy their own homes. These principles remain in the fabric of the Society. It now has borrowing and saving members across the country and is still proud to be a part of, and to represent, the local community in Penrith and Cumbria.

OakNorth Bank

OakNorth Bank launched in September 2015 with a mission to provides fast, flexible and accessible debt finance (from £500k to £45m) to fast-growth businesses. Its clients include: bars, restaurants, hotels, nurseries, schools, care homes, retirement villages, debt funds, private equity firms and established property developers / investors. Since its launch, the bank has lent several billion pounds to several hundred businesses across the UK, who have gone on to develop 16,000 new homes and create almost 20,000 new jobs. OakNorth Bank is participating in both the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS).

Established in 2009, Aldermore was the first of a new breed of challenger bank and provides financing to back UK small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).  They support investors and homebuyers with mortgage finance, while offering a broad range of savings propositions. Aldermore services customers and intermediary partners predominantly online and by phone. Their purpose is to back people to fulfil their hopes and dreams and is part of the FirstRand Group, the largest financial services group in Africa by market capitalisation.

The Nottingham Building Society is a building society founded in 1849 by a group led by Samuel Fox, a Quaker and prominent local grocer

The voice for 43 UK building societies as well as 6 credit unions

The Saffron Building Society is a regional building society which has branches and agencies in the East of England. These span: Essex, Hertfordshire and Suffolk.

Barndoor Strategy

Barndoor Strategy is a boutique consultancy offering political counsel and strategic advice and intelligence to companies and organisations large and small. It specialises in the financial services, tech and trade sectors and its network of senior, trusted consultants have decades of experience in helping individuals and organisations deliver successful public affairs campaigns.