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30 Mar 2021

Nationwide announces partnership with EcoVadis to help build more sustainable supply chains

  • The Society will adopt EcoVadis’ sustainability rating system to enhance the way it measures the sustainability of its supply chains
  • Part of Nationwide’s ambition to build more diverse, more ethical and greener supply chains
  • Follows High Commendation for Best Initiative to deliver Social Value by CIPS

30 Mar 2021

Nationwide members switch to green energy as Society helps beat the looming energy bill price hike

  • Partnership with Switchd gives Nationwide members six months’ free ‘auto-switching’ service
  • A third choosing green tariffs, saving the equivalent carbon of driving three million miles1
  • Around 2,700 members have signed up and will have collectively saved over half a million pounds annually

29 Mar 2021

Life savings at risk as many don't know how to spot investment scams

  • As more turn to investments, 22% don’t know how to check if an investment company is genuine
  • Nationwide Building Society’s own data reveals a rise in investment scams over the last year
  • 15% of victims would proceed if someone said they could get money back for a fee, and would continue with the scam
  • But only 44% of investment scam victims would think about telling their bank or building society

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

23 Mar 2021

Homeowners encouraged to go green as Nationwide offers its lowest ever further advance rate for sustainable home improvements

  • Rate of 0.75% on Green Additional Borrowing across all LTV tiers up to max 85% LTV
  • Available for borrowing of up to £25,000 for a range of sustainable home improvements
  • Nationwide to begin offering its Green Additional Borrowing to brokers in the coming weeks
  • Case study: Amy Brierley of Bolton borrowed £25k to make her home more energy efficient
  • Rates reduced as Society leads way on greening of UK homes

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.

22 Mar 2021

A year of lockdown in numbers as Britain spends over £700 a month on living best life indoors

  • Research from Nationwide reveals Brits spent £8,465 on entertainment at home
  • National poll comes as UK marks a year of lockdown measures on March 24
  • Amazon, clothes, takeaways, and DIY ranked in league table of spend
  • Eats and treats offset as Brits exercise more and keep in touch with friends & family

17 Mar 2021

Nationwide cuts mortgage rates for variety of borrowers and expands its £1,499 fee product range

On Thursday 18 March, Nationwide is reducing rates on selected mortgages across its range, including for first-time buyers, by up to 0.25 percentage points.

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

16 Mar 2021

Nationwide offers its first ever ISA transfer incentive with new market-leading ISA for members

  • Member Exclusive FRISA is an 18-month fixed rate ISA paying a market-leading rate of 0.75%
  • Account launches 17 March: Those applying must be existing Nationwide members
  • Nationwide’s first ISA transfer incentive: £50 for members moving £10k+ to Society
  • To get incentive, money must go into Member Exclusive FRISA using ISA transfer service

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

05 Mar 2021

Nationwide Building Society opens two newly refurbished branches in Leicester and Coalville

  • Nationwide opened new, larger Leicester branch at 7-11 Humberstone Gate on 1 March
  • Also reopened refurbished Coalville branch at 32 Belvoir Shopping Centre on 3 March
  • New premises will offer the latest tech and a dedicated community area for members

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