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27 Oct 2020

62,400 savers pass £100 goal as prize draw encourages people to start a savings habit

  • Start to Save prize fund nearly doubles as twice as many hit threshold for second prize draw
  • 137,000 Start to Save accounts opened by end of September - up 90k since end of April
  • Prize fund stood at £89,700 with one in 37 chance of winning, equating to 897 winners

26 Oct 2020

Fears of further COVID-19 panic buying dampened as supermarket spending remains stable

  • Ratcheting up of lockdown measures hasn’t seen another surge in supermarket spending
  • Total spend across supermarkets (10 Aug – 4 Oct) up by 23% on same period in 2019
  • Spend in supermarkets up 10% against earlier in 2020 but without weekly spikes
  • London sees biggest increases in spend: six times more than Scotland and Northern Ireland
  • Eat Out to Help Out data shows spend fell except on Fridays and Saturdays in 4 weeks after it ended

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 Sep 2020

Older people to face steep costs for future-proofing homes

  • 80% of homeowners aged over 50 willing to improve and adapt home to live independently for longer
  • Half (51%) of those expecting to make changes in their home expect to spend £5,000 or more on the improvements
  • Cost of age-proofing home is £6,507, slightly less than the annual state pension
  • Nationwide offers free consultations on borrowing to pay for future-proofing homes

14 Sep 2020

Note to Self: Brits using cash machines to save rather than spend, new data shows

  • In 2019 nearly two thirds of multi-use ATMs saw more cash deposited than withdrawn; rising to more than nine in ten in 2020
  • 2020 first year where non-cash usage has outweighed number of cash withdrawals
  • Cash still king in Capital as east London market towns top ATM usage league

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

26 Aug 2020

Re-caring nightmare: over fifties fear losing the family home to pay for care

  • Two-thirds (66%) of homeowners over 50 worry about covering the costs of care
  • Almost half (46%) expect to have to sell their house to afford to live in a care home
  • Eight in ten (81%) plan to dip into savings for age-proofing home improvements
  • 75% of those in West Midlands worried about care home costs vs 60% in London
  • Nationwide offers free consultations on borrowing to cover costs of later life care

24 Aug 2020

Nationwide partners with the Irish FA to help create mutually respectful society

  • Nationwide strikes three-year deal to help Irish Football Association expand successful Back in the Game campaign
  • Initiative seeks to encourage the use of football as a tool to provide long term opportunities for men and women from 35 years and up
  • Partnership comes as 71% of people surveyed say disrespect in UK has grown over last two years
  • Nationwide pledges to help Irish FA push campaign across Northern Ireland

24 Aug 2020

Nationwide partners with The FA to help restart grassroots football with mutual respect

  • Nationwide strikes three-year deal to help The FA expand successful Respect campaign
  • Initiative seeks to ensure a positive and enjoyable football environment for young people by promoting respect between players, coaches, referees and spectators
  • Partnership comes as 71% of Brits say disrespect in UK has grown over last two years
  • Nationwide pledges to help The FA engage 1m parents and coaches
  • Jordan Pickford and John Barnes surprise grassroots club to help launch partnership

24 Aug 2020

Nationwide partners with the Scottish FA to help create mutually respectful society

  • Nationwide strikes three-year deal to help the Scottish FA launch ‘Positive Play’ campaign
  • Initiative seeks to encourage the positive learning in football for young people and clubs using football as a tool
  • Partnership comes as 71% of Brits say disrespect in UK has grown over last two years
  • Nationwide pledges to help Scottish FA push campaign across Scotland

24 Aug 2020

Nationwide partners with The FA of Wales to help create mutually respectful society

  • Nationwide strikes three-year deal to support The FA of Wales (FAW) successful Fair Play initiative
  • Initiative seeks to encourage players and their clubs to show mutual respect and fair play in The FAW’s National Leagues
  • Partnership comes as 71% of people in the UK say disrespect has grown over last two years

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