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23 Apr 2021

Gen-Z lured by Wolf of Wall Street as many invest in search of a quick return

  • Nine in ten of Gen-Z (aged 16-24) are investors or have considered investing
  • Two fifths of this age group expect to make big gains from investing
  • Almost half of Gen-Z learned about investing from watching Hollywood films
  • Younger generation believe they will see returns considerably faster

22 Mar 2021

Half of renters have no home insurance in place, despite average £25k value of contents

More than two million privately rented households in the UK have no insurance policy on their properties, despite the contents of an average property amounting to £25,126, according to a new poll.

The gap in cover is shown in new research by Nationwide Building Society as it highlights the need to protect belongings in homes, regardless of whether they are owned or rented.

04 Mar 2021

Nationwide select the AA as its new breakdown provider

Nationwide Building Society has selected the AA as its new breakdown provider for its market leading FlexPlus current account.

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

14 Jul 2020

Nationwide helps members save on their energy bills with six-months free subscription to Switchd

Nationwide Building Society is today announcing that it will offer members six-months free subscription to Switchd (This link will open in a new window), a company that automatically switches people’s energy supplier to ensure they are always on the best deal.

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

28 Feb 2020

Society updates on progress of Nationwide for Business

As the world’s largest building society, we remain uniquely positioned in the UK banking market and we continue to strive to bring our great service, innovation, and long-term value to small businesses.

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)

25 Nov 2019

Nationwide launches new Member Credit Card

  • Member Credit Card offers unlimited commission-free usage worldwide
  • Card offers choice of two introductory offers: 0% on balance transfer for 18 months or a 15-month 0% offer on purchases and balance transfers
  • Only card on market to offer travel benefit and choice of interest free introductory offers

19 Jul 2019

Nationwide Director to become new Chairman of P20

Nationwide Building Society’s Director of Payments, John Hutton, is to become the new Chairman of the global payments body, P20. John, who is currently Vice-Chairman, will take up his new role following the conclusion of P20’s annual Global Payment Conference, which takes place in London in October. He will succeed Bruce Lowthers, Global COO for FIS, as Chairman for a term of two years.

26 Jun 2019

Four in ten Brits lose then find their bank cards as Nationwide enables people to temporarily switch them off

  • Members can freeze and unfreeze their bank card by phone instead of cancelling
  • Most commonly lost items include glasses, keys, bank cards and gadgets
  • Most likely places to lose items include our bags, back of the sofa and our pockets
  • 53% of those in West Midlands lose bank cards vs just 38% of those in South West

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