Nationwide Building Society is the world’s largest building society, one the UK’s largest savings providers and a top-three provider of mortgages in the UK. It is also a major provider of current accounts, credit cards, ISAs and personal loans. With around 15 million members, Nationwide has a relationship with almost a quarter of the UK population.
In the first half of 2013/2014 alone we helped 30,400 people buy their first home. Since the credit crunch began in 2007, Nationwide has remained profitable against a very difficult economic environment. In the first half of the year 2013/14 Nationwide made a strong underlying profit of £332 million – up 25% from the previous year. We have demonstrated, time and time again, that we will remain true to our core building society principles – helping people to save, helping them to buy their own homes and helping them to make the most of their money – less