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05 Aug 2021

Nationwide Building Society Recognised For ‘Gold Standard’ Support For Armed Forces And Veterans

  • Society awarded by the Ministry of Defence for maintaining highest level of accreditation
  • Scheme recognises those doing most to support defence and armed services community
  • Nationwide one of the first financial services organisations to attain ‘Gold’ back in 2016

27 May 2021

Nationwide’s Commitment To Flexible Working Recognised As It Wins Working Families Award

Nationwide, the world’s largest Building Society, has been named as winners of the Best Family Network award by work-life balance charity Working Families

25 Mar 2021

People power: 13,000 employees put in control as nationwide rolls out ‘work anywhere’ approach

  • Society instils Work, Meet, Recruit, Live Anywhere ethos as it asks employees to ‘locate for their day’
  • Employees say that remote working is leading to better outcomes for customers and colleagues
  • Nationwide CEO Joe Garner: “We’ve listened and learned, and are now deciding to move forward not back”
  • Society convenes major businesses to discuss Future of Work as part of report with Ipsos MORI

17 Mar 2021

Future of flexible working: research reveals pandemic pressure on mums but desire for remote working going forward

  • Impact on wellbeing of homeworkers with children significantly worse than those without
  • Despite homeworking and home-schooling pressures, Nationwide and Ipsos MORI research reveals 6 in 10 with kids at home say remote working leads to better work-life balance
  • Women working remotely with children at home more likely than men to report that their mental health got worse because of Covid-19, according to the research
  • Nationwide calls on UK employers to consider what flexible working should mean at a time the nation slowly eases out of lockdown as the vaccine rollout continues
  • Flexible working champion Anna Whitehouse, known as ‘Mother Pukka’, launches findings alongside Nationwide

09 Mar 2021

‘Failure to launch’: younger workers need in-person contact to thrive

  • Research from Nationwide and Ipsos MORI shows six in ten of Gen Z and half of Millennials want to have face-to-face time with colleagues
  • Psychologist Dr Linda Papadopoulos says full remote working may hinder the younger generation establishing a professional identity
  • But it’s all about balance: over half of Gen Z and Millennials want to work at home at least three days a week
  • Half of Gen Z and four-in-ten Millennials say working from home puts pressure on their health and wellbeing

01 Mar 2021

Nationwide Building Society announces Non-Executive Director appointment

Nationwide Building Society announces the appointment of Debbie Klein as an independent Non-Executive Director of the Society.

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  

11 Jan 2021

Nationwide to lead cross-sector group aimed at helping find ways to rebuild post COVID-19

  • Expanded group consists of major UK retailers and consumer groups and will meet each quarter
  • Panel will measure and assess impact of Brexit and Covid as nation hopes to recover and rebuild
  • Nationwide focussing future efforts on four areas: Home, Work, Financial Wellbeing & Community
  • Initial research from Ipsos MORI reveals changing societal needs across these four areas of life

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

23 Jul 2020

Nationwide AGM results

The results of the voting at Nationwide Building Society's Annual General Meeting (AGM) held today, Thursday 16 July 2020, at Nationwide House, Pipers Way, Swindon, SN38 1NW are detailed below.

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

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