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25 Jul 2022

Nationwide invests in unique rent-to-own fintech to help first-time buyers during cost of living squeeze

  • Kettel Homes enables first-time buyers to live in the home they want to own while they build up their deposit, strengthen credit and increase affordability
  • Price of the property is locked in at the outset so tenants have a clear route to home ownership
  • Forms part of Nationwide’s efforts to create solutions for those in poverty by funding start-ups
  • Incubator Programme launched alongside a £2.5m investment in the Fair by Design fund

21 Jul 2021

Nationwide partners with OpenWrks to help support members facing financial difficulty

Nationwide is partnering with OpenWrks, a UK based provider of open banking applications, to help members facing financial difficulty.

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

11 May 2021

Nationwide partners with Form3 to underpin future payment strategy

  • Nationwide has partnered with Form3 to use their platform to help deliver the Society’s future payments strategy
  • The Society’s members will be amongst the first in the UK to benefit from the cloud-native technology Form3 uses to process payments

24 Feb 2021

Nationwide launches new start-up challenge to help tackle the Poverty Premium

  • Nationwide calls for innovative ideas to help tackle the Poverty Premium with new challenge
  • UK’s brightest talent asked to step forward with winning ideas that will developed and scaled up
  • Start-up business challenge launches alongside a £2.5m investment in the Fair By Design Fund
  • Applications open 24 February; programme supported by charities and organisations across UK

10 Feb 2021

Nationwide strikes partnership with Swindon Institute of Technology to deliver apprenticeships

  • Applications for Nationwide’s tech apprenticeships open today, to start September 
  • Society to work alongside local employers to shape curriculum for autumn courses  
  • Nationwide played leading role in bringing the Institute of Technology to Swindon  
  • Institute one of 12 across England aimed at helping drive a STEM skills revolution  
  • Apprenticeships form part of Nationwide’s commitment to close STEM skills gap  

14 Oct 2020

Nationwide's Ada Lovelace event aims to inspire next generation of tech-leaders

  • Britain’s biggest building society today hosts its fifth Ada Lovelace event at 6pm
  • Students invited to join virtual workshops aimed at opening eyes to careers in technology
  • Over 200 people signed up but registration spaces still available - register here

27 Aug 2020

Nationwide implements new speed layer technology

  • Society’s new cloud native Speed Layer provides a near real time data cache improving speed, resilience and security
  • This technology will enable the Society to quickly deploy new products and services
  • Developed in partnership with Publicis Sapient the Speed Layer is already supporting more than 24 million weekly app log ins

20 Aug 2020

Nationwide rolls out Apple Business Chat to provide additional support to members

  • Apple Business Chat enables members to securely message Nationwide directly via the Messages app on Apple devices
  • More than 14,000 conversations with members have been held via the service since 23 April
  • Powered by global conversational solutions provider, LivePerson, new service gives members a direct line to Nationwide experts to help with a range of queries

22 May 2020

Nationwide rolls out new wellbeing tools to support colleagues during Covid-19

  • ‘Kinda’ tool created by Society to enable staff to receive a helping hand during lockdown
  • New tool rolled out for Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 as part of focus on wellbeing
  • Society’s 18,000 employees will also have free access to mental health platform Unmind

11 May 2020

Nationwide trains virtual assistant to help provide timely support to members

  • Nationwide trains virtual assistant Arti to handle common Covid-19 mortgage holiday queries
  • Enhanced abilities mean Arti can support frontline colleagues during unprecedented times
  • New service went live at the end of March and has handled thousands of queries to date

27 Feb 2020

Nationwide announces opening of new digital hub in Swindon

  • Building Society opens new Kembrey Park site, strengthening the commitment to its hometown
  • The site has been constructed with community, wellbeing and sustainability at the centre of the building’s design
  • Nationwide plans to send zero waste to landfill

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