Nationwide

226 results about this entity

Period: 20 Jul 2005 - 20 May 2024

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Half of young Brits left frustrated after finding local branch has closed

Half of young Brits have been left frustrated after finding their local branch closed when they needed it, according to research from Nationwide.

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Nationwide branch advert banned as misleading

A Nationwide advert has been banned for incorrectly suggesting that the building society has not been closing branches.

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Nationwide customers hit by payment delays

Nationwide says a "fault" on Friday morning led to all payments between it and other banks and building societies being delayed.

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Nationwide to acquire Virgin Money with extended Branch Promise

Nationwide Building Society has confirmed the offer of acquisition to Virgin Money UK, agreeing to the terms of a cash offer of £2.9 billion with Virgin Money’s Board.

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Nationwide adds British Sign language to online content

In honour of Sign Language week, Nationwide has rolled out a new digital service for deaf customers by providing its website in British Sign Language (BSL).

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Nationwide selects Auriga to modernise ATM channel

Auriga, a global software provider for the omnichannel banking and payments industry, today announced a major new contract with Nationwide, the world’s largest building society, to provide a new software solution to run, manage and secure the ATMs installed across its UK branch network.

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Nationwide to buy Virgin Money for £2.9 billion

Nationwide has struck a deal to buy Virgin Money for £2.9 billion in a move that would see the building society expand into business banking and present a challenge to the might of the four big high street banks.

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Nationwide launches coding classes for disadvantaged children

A new programme announced today by Nationwide Building Society will help over 120 young people into an exclusive tech education course, helping drive social mobility for underrepresented young people.

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Nationwide trials community fund for last-branch-in-town locations

Nationwide is trialling a new initiative that will see the bank donate £200 to a max total £10,000 comunity fund for every new account opened by local residents at locations where it is the last bank in town.

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Nationwide streamlines life underwriting process with DigitalOwl

Nationwide is partnering with DigitalOwl for their advanced platform which transforms medical data into meaningful summaries for a better, faster and more accurate review.

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Santander files complaint over Nationwide branch jibe advert - Sky

Santander has filed a complaint with the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over a recent Nationwide Building Society ad satirising bank bosses' attitudes to branch closures, according to Sky News.

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Nationwide branch network to provide shelter for abuse victims

Nationwide – the largest branch network of any UK banking brand - will offer safe spaces to people experiencing domestic abuse across more than 400 branches across the UK.

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Nationwide reports uptick in cash withdrawals

New data from Nationwide shows that cash usage continues to rise as many households respond to the cost-of-living crisis by budgeting with physical money.

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Nationwide overtakes major banks for branch-based banking

As other banks take the axe to their branch network, Nationwide Building Society's longstanding commitment to the high street means it now has the largest number of branches in the UK.

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Banks join with Experian to launch 'tell-it-once' platform for disabled consumers

HSBC, Nationwide, Tesco Bank, Newday and Ovo have joined with Experian to launch a one-stop portal for disabled consumers to tell multiple service providers how they need to be contacted and what support they need to access their services.

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Nationwide transfers financial planning service to Aegon UK

Nationwide Building Society has agreed the transfer of its Financial Planning service to long term partner Aegon UK following a strategic review. The transfer is expected to take place in early 2024.

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HSBC, TSB and Nationwide upbraided by CMA over transaction history reporting

The Competition and Markets Authority has castigated HSBC, Nationwide and TSB for "significant failures" in transaction history reporting for personal and business customers switching banks.

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Nationwide Building Society goes live on Iress’ Lender Connect

Iress today announced that Nationwide is live on Iress’ Lender Connect and is the first lender to use the direct Decision-in-Principle (DIP) process.

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Nationwide pledges not to leave any towns until 2026

Nationwide Building Society has renewed its branch promise to not leave any town or city in which it is based until at least 2026.

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Big banks invest in generative AI startup Hazy

Nationwide Building Society, Wells Fargo and Intesa Sanpaolo have joined a $9 million Series A funding round for British synthetic data disruptor Hazy.