Nationwide Group Staff Union represents around 12,000 members. We are the sole trade union recognised by the Nationwide Building Society Group for collective bargaining.
Nationwide Group Staff Union (NGSU) is a recognised independent trade union. It was formed on the 1 February 1990 following the amalgamation of the Anglia Building Society Staff Association and the Nationwide Building Society Staff Association (which were formed in the early 1970’s). More recently, the Portman Group Staff Association (PGSA), The Staff Union for Dunfermline Building Society (SUDuBS) and One Union Regional Brands (OURS) have transferred engagements to NGSU.
Nationwide Group Staff Union is a TUC affiliate.
The sole purpose of the NGSU is to protect and promote the interests of our members and the Union has sole recognition rights within Nationwide. We also provide advice, individual representation, and access to all our benefits to our Associate Members, mainly people who were formerly employed at Nationwide and have retained their membership.
NGSU has a democratic structure and follows policies determined at the biennial National Conference. You can read more about the Union, our structure and policies by selecting the relevant menu options in the About Us section of this website. You can also read our Strategic Plan.
NGSU General Secretary – Tim Rose (1 Jan 2020 – 31 Dec 2023); Emma Clay (1 Jan 2024 – 31 Dec 2028)
NGSU President – Matt Stanley (1 April 2023 – 31 March 2025)
The Union provides services to members in four broad areas:
NGSU is run in accordance with our rules approved by the National Conference. Visit our Rules page here to download our current rule book.
The NEC have a responsibility to prepare the NGSU accounts annually and submit these to the Certification Officer.
Download our most recent accounts:
NGSU Final Accounts – 31 Dec 2022
NGSU Final Accounts – 31 Dec 2021
NGSU Final Accounts – 31 Dec 2020
NGSU Final accounts – 31 Dec 2019
NGSU Final Accounts – 31 Dec 2018
NGSU Final Accounts – 31 Dec 2017
NGSU Final Accounts – 31 Dec 2016
NGSU Final Accounts – 31 Dec 2015
NGSU Final Accounts – 2014
NGSU FInal Accounts – 2013
NGSU Final Accounts – 2012
Our auditors are: HW Fisher & Company Chartered Accountants.
The NGSU does not have any political bias or make any political donations but is affiliated to the following organisations: