Supporting UK business
Small businesses are the foundation of the
We're proud that in 2011, this commitment has seen Business Moneyfacts name us Business Bank of the Year for the third year running.
We want to do even better. So when you enter into a relationship with
Your business matters
We believe businesses like yours are vital to a thriving economy. You drive growth, innovation. And create local jobs, generating wealth that's spent in the high street. We want to help you keep on doing what you're good at.
Business bank of choice
We aim to do our part by becoming the bank of choice for small businesses. So we will give you simple, straightforward, value-for-money products. And the support of a Local Business Manager - a professional active in your local community who understands your business inside out and will find you the right financial solutions.
Enhancing support to businesses
We're committed to supporting UK businesses and meeting your challenges and aspirations head on. We will provide you with the right solutions by listening to you and understanding your needs. We aim to give UK businesses value and service of the highest level.
A commitment to lend
At Santander, we're proud of our record of funding UK businesses. In 2011, our lending to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) grew by 27% and we made new lending commitments of £4 billion - ahead of our own targets, and achieving those set by the Government under the Project Merlin agreement.
But we know we can give viable, well-run businesses even more support, so we have established our Commitment to UK Business Finance