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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

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

06 Jan 2020

Nationwide enhances support for members with hidden disabilities

23 branches across Sussex and Essex will pilot new approach to make people more comfortable

Nationwide Building Society is trialling a range of measures in branches to make the experience as comfortable and convenient as possible for members living with hidden disabilities.

29 Nov 2019

Society updates on progress of Nationwide For Business

Assessment Period 1 (July 1st, 2019 – September 30th, 2019)

28 Nov 2019

Nationwide announces investment in revolutionary fintech for good platform

Nationwide Building Society today announces that it will invest in fintech for good platform Percent. Percent’s mission is to revolutionise donating money by using the latest technology to enable people to raise money for their favourite cause, via the innovative Percent App, simply by spending as they normally would.

18 Nov 2019

House-share from hell: Brits reveal lack of sharing leads to housemate squabbles

  • Four in five Brits admit to disagreements with housemates
  • Cleaning and bills key causes of arguments, according to new poll
  • People choose to live together due to financial difficulty of living alone
  • One in three pay more than their fair share, adding extra £339 per year
  • Quarter have even lost a friend due to a household disagreement

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