UNITY Bank has introduced a current account product-Unity-Max, for employees of organisations in its bid to widen the base of products for financial inclusion targeted at salary earners in corporate organisations, multinational corporations, FMCGs,government parastatals, MDAs as well as SMEs. Unity-Max is designed to assist various categories of employees with financial planning in form of target savings, investment as well as accessing facilities at concessionary rates. The Product is targeted at fixed income earners, from junior staff to executives, as the account empowers them to access various forms of financing to meet needs even before the next pay-cheque. For medium to large organizations, Unity- Max accounts also come with a specially designed Verve debit card that can be co- branded with the organization; the cards canbe designed with the identity card and passport photograph of the customer. The product is packaged to cater for all cadres of salary earners from across the segmentin the public and private sector. Part of the initiatives to empower income earners is the flexible conditions for accessing benefits of the product. As a bundle offering, holders of the account are also able to access their account throughUnity Bank’s e-business platform such as robust Internet Banking and Unity Mobile to enjoy even greater electronic convenience. Unity Bank recently relocated its head office from Abuja to Lagos to deepen its offerings for financial inclusion in the retail market
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