Nationwide Building Society

Coronavirus: Building society to trial early openings

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East Midlands branches of Nationwide will be among more than 100 trialling new branch opening times during the coronavirus outbreak.

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The UK's biggest building society said it's bringing in the new times to help the elderly and vulnerable manage their money, with the selected branches opening from 08.00 instead of the usual 09:00 from 18 March.

The branches in Derby, Leicester and Nottingham are all part of the scheme.

If the trial is seen as an effective way of providing support to people aged 70 and above and those with underlying health conditions, it could be extended to the rest of its 650 branches.