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04 Dec 2018

Two thirds of Brits to cut back at Christmas as average living costs soar to £1,541 a month

  • Nationwide Spending Report shows £8 in every £10 of average salary goes on essential spend
  • Rise in essential costs comes as discretionary spend dips for the second consecutive period
  • Poll shows Brits had average £426 debt last Christmas, taking 2.5 months on average to pay off
  • But children set to have average of £153 spent on them as parents refuse to cut back on kids

28 Nov 2018

Nationwide calls for extension of help to buy ISA savings

  • 196,000 savers already helped with mortgage deposit, receiving an average £800 each from Government
  • Current deadline for last chance to apply for Help to Buy ISA only a year away

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

27 Nov 2018

One in three Brits have allowed remote access to their computer without ID checks

  • Nearly a third of Brits risk giving scammers access to their finances, research shows
  • Those living in Wales most willing to put themselves at risk of remote access fraud
  • One in eight would give full login details to someone impersonating their bank or building society
  • Those aged 25 to 34 most at risk of leaking passcode details

 

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

 

31 Oct 2018

Nationwide asks prospective candidates to escape before they've even been offered a job

  • Nationwide introduces unique new assessment for graduates and apprentices
  • Escape room format mirrors popular games like Crystal Maze and Krypton Factor
  • Latest element will complement more traditional ways of assessing new talent

31 Oct 2018

Brits get wise to rogue trader scams, but fall for fake invoice scam instead

  • Just five per cent of Brits would fall for the traditional doorstep builder scam1
  • But more than a quarter would put themselves at risk of fake email invoice scams
  • Research shows many Brits would fail to query whether an invoice is real or fake
  • A third in the South West would fail to check versus a fifth in Northern Ireland
  • Nationwide urges people to always stop and think before paying an invoice

23 Oct 2018

Nationwide increases fixed rates and launches new three-year Bond and Fixed Rate ISA

Today, Nationwide has enhanced its savings range by increasing its one and two-year Bonds and Fixed Rate ISAs (FRISA) and launching a new three-year Bond and FRISA.

22 Oct 2018

Eight in ten parents saving for children but a third worry about what they’ll spend it on

  • Parents expect to have saved around £7,000 by the time their child turns 18
  • Money intended to help children get a home, buy a car or fund university
  • But over a third of parents have had to dip into their children’s savings in an emergency
  • A quarter have never spoken to their children about money and saving

20 Oct 2018

Private tenancy deposits

  • More than a third of private tenants have lost some or all of a previous tenancy deposit
  • Average time for return of deposit is almost two months – but for more than one in five it takes 3 months +
  • Two in five lose deposit cash to wear and tear or cleaning costs

19 Oct 2018

One in six receive online abuse – with sexism, racism and homophobia fuelling trolls

Poll follows #TogetherAgainstHate campaign aimed at raising awareness of online abuse

  • One in six people receive online abuse while one in 20 have sent hateful comments
  • Abusive, sexist, racist and homophobic posts most common types received
  • Lack of reaction allows hate to fester as a quarter of recipients fail to report posts

15 Oct 2018

National competition launches with £3 million fund to develop digital services that help people struggling with money

  • Nationwide’s Open Banking for Good challenge set to help those living on a financial knife edge
  • Participants challenged to develop apps and services to combat common financial capability issues
  • Challenge convenes experts from Nationwide, Doteveryone, Money Advice Trust, Nesta, Accenture
  • Launches with a £3 million fund from Nationwide to ignite, challenge and encourage innovation

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