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14 Sep 2021

Caring is sharing: eight in ten would share money after winning a big prize

  • Brits are generous according to new research, with eight in ten prepared to share prize money with others
  • Coincides with monthly £1 million Member Prize Draw with rewards ranging from £100 to £100k
  • Three quarters more appreciative since pandemic, with more donating time and money to charity
  • Eight in ten say companies should give back to customers and are more inclined to use those that do

16 Aug 2021

Nationwide launches new current account switching incentive and savings account exclusively for current account members

  • £125 cash reward for existing members who switch their current account to the Society
  • New members to the Society from another provider receive £100 reward
  • Launch of Flex Instant Saver – new account exclusively for current account members
  • Instant access account pays competitive 0.35%

03 Aug 2021

Nationwide Enhances Accessibility By Issuing RNIB-Certified Recycled Cards

  • ‘Dot and notch’ cards first to display RNIB ‘Tried and Tested’ certification
  • Cards will be made from 85% recycled plastic as Society beefs up green credentials
  • Feature allows blind and partially sighted people to distinguish cards more easily
  • All Nationwide members will be issued with the new format to better aid inclusivity
  • Blind and partially sighted people given early access ahead of existing card expiry date

07 Jun 2021

Stadium fillers: More than half of Brits to attend live events as end of lockdown nears

  • More than half of Brits plan to attend at least one big event post-lockdown, poll shows
  • Average person to spend £65 each on tickets, plus additional £103 on other expenses
  • Nearly eight in 10 buy tickets online, but two-thirds worry about risk of online fraud
  • Stronger security measures for cards requires customers to keep contact details up-to-date
  • Former footballer Teddy Sheringham comments about fans wanting to get back into stadiums

26 May 2021

The benefit is mutual: Nationwide launches new prize draw that rewards people just for being a member

  • Member Prize Draw runs monthly for a year with members sharing £1m in each draw
  • 8,008 chances to win each month with a top prize of £100k, 2 x £25k, 5 x £10k and 8,000 x £100
  • Eligible members with a Nationwide mortgage, savings or current account automatically entered
  • First draw takes place in September, although members can simply opt out if they wish to
  • Nationwide’s latest offering showcases benefits of a building society by rewarding membership
  • Member Prize Draw builds on success of Nationwide’s recent savings-focused prize draws

07 Nov 2020

University of strife: Money worries add to first-year student woes as COVID-19 continues

  • Seven in ten undergraduates fear they won’t be able to get part-time work due to Covid
  • More than half say they will be left with more debt if they can’t find work at university
  • 38% expect to spend less this year as a result of the impact Covid will have on them
  • New financial concern this year as 40% admit they don’t know how they’d pay Covid fines
  • Nationwide FlexStudent rated one of the UK’s best student current accounts for 2020

09 Apr 2020

Nationwide adds further support for overdraft borrowers impacted by coronavirus

  • Temporary reduction in overdraft interest rate from 39.9% APR to 18.9% APR
  • Overdraft interest holiday available on request on full overdraft balance
  • Comprehensive online resource provides details of coronavirus support available

06 Apr 2020

Nationwide announces changes to savings and current account rates following successive interest rate cuts

  • Majority of savings accounts will see rates reduced by less than 0.65% Bank Rate cut
  • Popular Triple Access Online ISA and Saver accounts remain on-sale, offering 1.00%
  • Start to Save remains unchanged, encouraging those with no savings to start habit
  • FlexDirect interest rate reduced to 2% as a direct result of ultra-low interest rates
  • Existing FlexDirect holders within 12-month initial period still receive 5% introductory rate
  • Recommend a Friend incentive paused as Society focuses efforts on coronavirus support

26 Mar 2020

Nationwide announces financial support package for those impacted by coronavirus

  • Comprehensive online resource provides payment breaks during coronavirus outbreak
  • Credit cards, loans, overdrafts as well as residential and Buy-to-Let mortgages included
  • Nationwide emphasises need to support people in the simplest way at an unprecedented time
  • Society urges people to go online in order to free up phone lines for elderly and vulnerable

19 Mar 2020

Nationwide Building Society travel insurance update

U K Insurance Limited, which underwrites Nationwide Building Society’s travel insurance, has confirmed that all trips booked on or from 12am, Wednesday 18 March, will not be covered for cancellation costs or any element of the trip where the cause of the claim is related to coronavirus.

06 Jan 2020

Brits spend £1,700 a year on office treats and meets

  • British office workers spend £1,715, including on nights out, coffees, birthdays and charity
  • Feelings of unhappiness and pressure occur when requests for money do the office rounds
  • A third borrow money from colleagues with more than one in ten not paying the money back
  • Eight in ten office workers socialise with colleagues; more than one in ten out 4-6 days a week

05 Dec 2019

Brits let the tills ring out for Christmas as average spend hits £727 for presents and festivities

  • People spend an average of £725 at Xmas on presents, preparations and workplace festivities
  • But more than a third don’t budget at all, while 81 per cent of those who do overspend
  • Nearly one in five admitted to struggling last Christmas, with one in 20 left in significant debt

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