Sep
24
2020

Coventry-based Dunlop Systems and Components is a high profile, international business established in 1890. They design and manufacture advanced electronic control systems and air suspension components, specialising in supplying top quality products and systems to the automotive and ancillary industries. Their team are experts in air suspension products at component level up to fully integrated bespoke electronic control systems and export to over 20 countries around the world.

Sep
22
2020

Marketing specialists, Purity Productions, has secured a £175k Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) package from Santander UK. This has enabled the business to continue servicing essential staff and production costs associated with the upcoming projects rescheduled from earlier in the year. 

Sep
21
2020

Britain’s parents are using football statistics, road signs and calculating the cost of weekly shopping to ensure their children have increased confidence in maths, research by Santander has found.
 

Sep
11
2020

Family fun restaurant Yamas Tapas and Meze opened in Nottingham in 2001. It’s so popular that owners, the Ktori family, had completed renovations to double its capacity just weeks before lockdown forced it to temporarily close. The restaurant applied to the Government’s Bounce Back Loan Scheme through Santander UK for funding to help safeguard the business through the lockdown. Its successful application was processed, and the funds made available on the same day. 

Sep
10
2020

The critical importance of avoiding barriers to trade between the UK and the EU is highlighted today by new analysis which shows that manufacturing exports to the top six EU markets alone are worth around a third of total goods exports.

Sep
08
2020

New research from Santander UK reveals that over a quarter of students currently run or plan to run a business whilst at university. The study – which polled 1,000 undergraduates from across the UK – found that almost one in ten (9%) entrepreneurs are already running a business alongside their studies, an increase from just 6% recorded in 2018, with an additional 18% of students saying they have plans to start their own business venture in the near future.
 

Aug
26
2020

In 2018 the business secured a £980,000 funding boost from Santander to finance its expansion plans. It has now successfully secured a 25-year lease from Chorley Council for its second nursery. This month, the £50k loan from Santander UK will enable Buckshaw Bunnies to make improvements to its new Little Manor Day Nursery at a time when many early years settings are facing challenges from coronavirus. 

Aug
24
2020

Barrow-upon-Humber based business, Holistic Fire Safety Limited, has secured a £25k Bounce Back Loan from Santander UK to meet growing demand as workers across the UK return to the office.

Aug
17
2020

Bustling Belfast restaurants, Chubby Cherub and AMPM, have secured £150k and £190k respectively through the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) package from Santander UK. The funding will be used to help manage ongoing cashflow issues, which were compounded due to lost revenues during Covid-induced closures.

 

Aug
14
2020

Clayton Glass Limited, one of the UK’s largest glass manufacturers, has secured new funding from Santander UK to support its growth following the acquisition of Global Glass brand in October 2019.  

Aug
03
2020

New research from Santander UK reveals the Covid-19 pandemic shows consumers want to actively support their local businesses with increased spending, as findings reveal, on average UK adults are now willing to spend an extra £30 each month with small businesses.

Aug
03
2020

Leading self-invested pension specialist (SIPP), Curtis Banks, has secured a £30m finance facility to acquire Dunstan Thomas Holdings Limited (DTG), a fintech specialist.

Jul
28
2020

It’s a start to the university year unlike any before, but as thousands of young adults across the UK prepare to embark on their journey into higher education, one thing hasn’t changed - Santander continues to offer them its 1|2|3 Student Current Account uniquely tailored to their needs.

Jul
22
2020

From 27 October Santander will change two household bills categories where customers receive cashback on bills paid from the 1I2I3, 1I2I3 Lite, Private and Select Current Accounts. The monthly fee for the Santander 1I2I3 Lite account will be increased from £1 to £2 per month on the same date.

Jul
20
2020

New research from Santander UK reveals that a third (32%) of the UK’s SMEs who implemented changes plan to make their Covid-19 adaptations a permanent feature post-pandemic as almost half found they not only survived, but actually grew their customer base during Covid-19.

Jul
17
2020

Manchester based business Automet Limited, a specialist car engine recycler, has secured a £600,0000 Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) facility to support its cashflow during the Covid-19 outbreak. 

Jul
15
2020

Crieff Hydro, a family-run Scottish hotel group, has secured a £5m CBILS overdraft from Santander UK to help the business through the challenges facing the hospitality and leisure sector during the pandemic.  

Jul
13
2020

Santander UK agreed a £175k CBILS support package with the funding supporting La Barca to invest in internal renovations to ensure social distancing can be adhered to. The funding will also help to equip colleagues with personal protective equipment (PPE) and fund marketing to help bring in new income streams.  The restaurant has increased its outdoor seating capacity and introduced “fine dining” takeaway and catering services. 

Jul
08
2020

Torquay Leisure Hotels Limited, the South West’s largest serviced accommodation provider, successfully secured a £1m Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) facility from Santander UK. The Group has now begun reopening in stages to comply with industry and government guidelines. 

Jul
07
2020

Able Waste, a Croydon-based waste management company, has secured a £300k CBILS loan from Santander UK.  The loan has enabled the business to continue to trade and to retain staff through a challenging period of uncertainty.