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14 May 2019

Nationwide announces investment in behavioural analytics company Scaled Insights

Nationwide Building Society is today announcing that it will invest in Scaled Insights (This link will open in a new window), a company that uses behavioural AI to analyse people’s speech in order to communicate with them in language that is most accessible for them.

30 Apr 2019

Nationwide announces investment in new payment request service Ordo

Nationwide Building Society is today announcing that it has invested in Ordo, an innovative payment request service launching later this year that connects billers to payers using apps and secure messaging, putting billers and their customers back in control of their payments.

23 Apr 2019

Seven FinTech firms join forces with Nationwide to address financial capability issues

  • FinTechs to partner with Nationwide to create apps that will solve financial capability problems
  • Nationwide’s £3m Open Banking for Good challenge set up to help financially squeezed
  • Start-ups will be supported by experts from Nationwide, Money Advice Trust, Citizens Advice, The Money Charity, Money and Mental Health Policy Institute, Accenture, Doteveryone and Nesta as well as £3m fund from Nationwide.

18 Mar 2019

British high street will shut shop if businesses fail to rediscover their role in the community

    • High streets must adapt to involve local communities to create vibrant, thriving meeting places
  • Nationwide makes promise that every town and city with a branch will still have one in May 2021
  • Promise gives ‘here today, here tomorrow’ stability from a trusted brand investing in branches
  • Move forms part of unwavering focus on helping local communities realise potential and improve

07 Mar 2019

Nationwide to deliver "game-changing" service for small businesses as it takes stake in leading fintech

  • Partnership with 10x Future Technologies enables Society to build innovative digital platform
  • Digital offering will be complemented by Society’s unwavering commitment to branches
  • Service will evolve to respond to current and future needs of UK’s 5.7 million small businesses

06 Feb 2019

Four in ten microbusinesses shun business bank accounts

  • New Ipsos MORI research1 commissioned by Nationwide highlights gaps in business banking market
  • Four in ten of the UK’s 5.7m microbusinesses (43%) primarily use personal current accounts to bank
  • One in five using business banking services feel let down due to branch closures and hikes in fees
  • Nationwide commits to shaking-up market with business account built around service and trust
  • Kevin Hollinrake MP, Co-Chair, APPG Fair Business Banking: “Nationwide has a wonderful opportunity to become a key player in a market currently dominated by the Big Five”

27 Nov 2018

Two in five Brits want to start their own business, but lack of mentoring is stopping them in their tracks

  • Two thirds have a business idea up their sleeve, but only four per cent managed to start own business
  • Eight in ten said having a mentor would make a difference to them being their own boss
  • But half said they didn’t have anyone they could turn to as a business mentor
  • Nationwide launches regional mentoring pilot to support new businesses

22 Nov 2018

Nationwide strengthens commitment to business banking

  • Nationwide today commits to launching business banking proposition that will shake up market
  • But £50 million funding from RBS remedies fund would deliver a bigger impact, sooner
  • Branches & digital at heart of Society plans with small businesses to be served on their terms
  • Society applies for Incentivised Switching Scheme as it looks to maximise impact at launch

 

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