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Nationwide suffers payments error AGAIN as customers complain they haven’t received their salaries on New Year’s Eve – days after building society’s last outage


Britons with Nationwide bank accounts were left furious today by problems with delayed incoming payments – with some saying their wages had not yet been paid.

One of the building society’s customers affected by the issue which started in the early hours of today fumed that they have ‘bills to pay and a child that needs food’.

Another added: ‘Currently waiting on wages. Have zero food in the house to feed my two-year-old and husband can’t even get to work as need money for petrol.’ 

The problem will also affect people across the country waiting for their wages to be paid in this morning so they can go out for a New Year’s Eve party tonight.

Britons with Nationwide bank accounts reported problems with delayed incoming payments

Britons with Nationwide bank accounts reported problems with delayed incoming payments

Nationwide tweeted: ‘Sorry, there’s currently a delay affecting some incoming payments. Your payment will be processed and you don’t need to do anything.’

Today marked the second time Nationwide customers have been affected by the same issue in less than a fortnight, following a similar delay on December 21. 

One customer said today: ‘So Nationwide is down again and I’m yet again waiting for my wages to go in. I have bills to pay, this is unacceptable. When will this be fixed?’ 

Another tweeted: ‘Nationwide, where are my wages? Why I have to stress myself over delay of the money I’ve been working hard for?’ 

Hundreds of customers reported issues on Down Detector, saying they began after midnight

Hundreds of customers reported issues on Down Detector, saying they began after midnight

The cities worst-hit by the problems according to a Down Detector heat map this morning were London, Nottingham and Birmingham, while there was also a big impact in Dublin

The cities worst-hit by the problems according to a Down Detector heat map this morning were London, Nottingham and Birmingham, while there was also a big impact in Dublin

Deposits were the most-reported problem, followed by account balances and funds transfers

Deposits were the most-reported problem, followed by account balances and funds transfers

And a third posted: ‘Thank you for causing even more stress. No wages and other payments due into my account today #nationwide #needtochangebanks #useless.’

Hundreds of customers reported issues on Down Detector, with deposits being the most-reported problem, followed by account balances and funds transfers.

The cities worst-hit by the problems according to a Down Detector heat map were London, Nottingham and Birmingham, while there was also a big impact in Dublin.

MailOnline has contacted Nationwide today for comment on the payments delay.  

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