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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

06 Apr 2020

Changes to Chief Executive’s remuneration in response to COVID-19

In light of the uncertainty caused by COVID-19 for its members, the Nationwide Building Society Board Remuneration Committee has agreed to a request by its Chief Executive to reduce his base salary and pension combined by 20 per cent.

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

02 Sep 2019

Nationwide announces Non-Executive Director changes

After more than eight years on the board, Lynne Peacock, Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee, will retire from Nationwide at the end of 2019.

22 Jul 2019

Nationwide supports families with extended parental leave for premature births

  • Nationwide is offering extended maternity leave to employees when their baby is born before the 37th week of pregnancy
  • The policy provides second parent 4-weeks hospital leave to support their partner and family
  • Policy designed in consultation with Nationwide Group Staff Union (NGSU) and employees who’ve had children prematurely and is available now to all employees who need it

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.

11 Mar 2019

Nationwide appoints Carole Layzell to help drive its focus on customer service

Nationwide Building Society today announces it has appointed Carole Layzell as Channel Service Director. She is expected the join the Society mid-March.

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