ADVERTORIAL ADVERTORIAL Nedbank’s new brand promise focuses Expertise on in small client business engagement aimed at that stimulating will growth create a better understanding Kevin de Beer, Nedbank Provincial General Manager in the Nedbank’s Melanie Reddy, Provincial Retail Relationship Banking Manager, Free explains State how and Nedbank Northern is committed Cape, explains to partnering how Nedbank with small businesses works for growth. with communities to deliver banking solutions. For example, the Small Business Friday initiative, in association with the National Small Business Chamber, seeks to encourage everyone in South Africa to rally behind and support small businesses. The initiative calls on everyone to make a conscious decision to vote for small businesses through their hearts, feet and wallets; not only on Small Business Friday which is one particular Friday in a year, but every day. “Small businesses are the mainstay of the economy. Nedbank has, over the years, instituted various interventions aimed at giving support to the small-business sector. Over and above our small-business services solutions, we provide small-business owners with support that goes beyond banking, freeing up their time to truly focus on running their businesses,” says Reddy. Nedbank has built a solid reputation as a bank for small businesses through initiatives such as Small Business Friday, free small-business seminars and the SimplyBiz.co.za platform – all geared to support the small- and medium-sized enterprises sector. Our offering expands to the Professional Banking segment of the market. In Professional Banking we realise that time is of the essence in your professions and hence we offer you a dedicated banker with a strong support team to take care of the needs of you, your business and your household. SimplyBiz.co.za is a free-to-join value networking portal designed especially for small businesses. The online portal helps small businesses improve their business administration skills, keep up with the latest trends, network with other small businesses and share ideas. Should you wish to tap into our small business expertise to help your business goals, why not get in touch with Nedbank’s Small Business Services. Call Melanie Reddy on +27 31 364 2045 or send an email to Melanier@nedbank.co.za.
ADVERTORIAL ADVERTORIAL Nedbank’s new brand promise Making focuses banking on client accessible engagement to all that will create a better understanding At Nedbank we believe in delivering a choice of distinctive clientcentred Kevin de banking Beer, Nedbank experiences Provincial that create General deep, enduring Manager relationships in the with Free our State clients, and Northern says Sean John, Cape, Provincial explains Sales how Nedbank Manager, KwaZulu- Natal works Branch with communities Networks. to deliver banking solutions. Our distribution presence in KZN sees us with 85 traditional branches, 32 kiosks in Boxer stores and 33 New Image branches. Nedbank has embarked on a distribution strategy to convert all our branches to New Image outlets. We have also increased our ATM distribution to 630 and Intelligent Depositors to 90 in the province for your convenience. To make banking convenient we have eight Sundaytrading branches in key centres in the province. Nedbank’s client-centred approach has seen the bank intensify its efforts in delivering a distinctive client experience through innovation. Our clients are engaged by skilled, enabled and productive staff who, through meaningful conversations, ensure we deliver to our clients’ needs and aspirations. As a bank for all, Nedbank realises that, if it wants to make banking more accessible to all in South Africa, it has to start working with the communities in which it operates. “Since 2012 Nedbank has launched several firstto-market innovations, such as the award-winning Nedbank App Suite, the home loans online digital channel and Market Edge, as well as New Image branch outlets,” adds John. For more information on our offerings please contact Sean John at SeanJ@nedbank.co.za, +27 31 364 1933. As such the bank’s strong relations with government, organised business and communities remain a key focus in growing its client base. Our presence in the KZN community goes a long way in allowing for greater financial inclusion while contributing to social upliftment and economic development. Nedbank Ltd Reg No 1951/000009/06. Authorised financial services and registered credit provider (NCRCP16).