18 May 2012
Nationwide Building Society has launched a Twitter handle for answering customer queries. The handle, @AskNationwide, will be answering queries between 0900 and 1700 hours, Monday to Friday.
The Twitter handle for news and views for the media continues to be @NationwidePress.
Notes to editors:
About Nationwide Building Society
Nationwide is the world's largest building society as well as one of the largest
providers and a top-three provider of
mortgages in the UK. It is also a major provider of
Nationwide has around 15 million members.
Since the credit crunch began in 2007, Nationwide has remained profitable against a very difficult economic environment. In the half year ending September 2011 Nationwide made a strong underlying profit of £172 million - up 17% from the previous year.
Customers can manage their finances in branch, on the telephone, internet and post. The Society has around 16,000 employees. Nationwide's head office is in Swindon with administration centres based in Northampton, Bournemouth and Dunfermline. The Society also has a number of call centres across the UK.