Jun
13
2019

More than half (52%) of UK manufacturers think that ‘a lack of UK economic certainty’ is the most pressing concern for business, according to a new snapshot poll1 by Santander Corporate & Commercial. The research, which coincides with Santander’s Manufacturing Industry Day on Thursday 13 June, found that one in five (21%) of the manufacturers surveyed were concerned about a lack of skilled workers.

Jun
11
2019
  • Over 200 employees came together in Milton Keynes for classic 70s challenge in aid of charity partner Alzheimer’s Society
  • Special obstacle course highlighted challenges faced by those living with dementia
Jun
11
2019
  • NTU to deliver Santander’s Digital and Technology Solutions Degree programme from October 2019 and the bank’s first MBA apprenticeship scheme.

Santander has today announced a new partnership with Nottingham Trent University (NTU) as the bank’s primary apprenticeship partner for Degree level programmes.

Jun
11
2019

Premier UK Events Ltd, an event production specialist based in Thurmaston, Leicestershire, has secured a £460,000 funding package from Santander Business Banking to purchase a hi-tech LED video wall, making Premier one of the leading stockists in the UK. The purchase of the wall, which is made up of 200 half-metre by half-metre individual panels that can be manipulated into a huge variety of shapes, will allow Premier to remain at the forefront of technological innovation and open the door to working with an exciting new client base.

Jun
07
2019

On Friday 7th June 2019, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch on 14 The Diamond, Coleraine, BT52 1BP. It is the latest of Santander’s branches to be re-designed as part of a programme to deliver even better customer service and community-friendly banking. 

Jun
06
2019

Home from Home Nursery - a Sussex based nursery, which provides early years education to children aged three months to five years - has purchased a second Worthing site which, as of July this year, will offer an extra 55 places per day for children and hire an additional 10 childcare workers. The investment follows a seven-figure funding package from Santander Business Banking.

Jun
06
2019
  • The three-year agreement will provide funding for the University and benefit both students and the local community

Birmingham City University and Santander have signed a new three-year partnership agreement that will provide, among other support, scholarships to enable students of the university to enhance their leadership skills and graduate employability.

Jun
03
2019
  • Ant & Dec join the bank as long-term brand ambassadors
  • TV duo to front the bank’s forthcoming mortgage campaign 
  • Santander UK colleagues to activate the campaign on social media ahead of the first advert airing
Jun
01
2019
  • The three-year agreement will provide funding of £100,000 over three years benefitting both students and the local community
  • Initiatives include supporting students from the University’s new School of Medicine, due to open in September 2019
Jun
01
2019

Santander Mortgages is helping to boost first-time buyer’s budgets today as it launches new mortgage products with extremely competitive rates starting at just 2.45 per cent and a bonus £1,000 cashback on completion.

May
29
2019

Santander Mortgages has today announced changes to its mortgage offering, including a new ten-year fixed rate deal and three new first-time buyer exclusive products offering £1,000 cashback1.

May
28
2019

Santander has today announced it is backing MK:U, the UK’s first university focused on digital skills, providing £30 million of funding to help establish the university and further strengthen Milton Keynes’ position as Europe’s leading Smart City.

May
21
2019
  • Wearable technologies, diagnostic devices and bionics are just some of the opportunities for the UK’s £70 billion life sciences sector
  • According to a new report from Santander and manufacturing organisation Make UK, turnover grew by £6.8 billion in 2017, with an additional 298 businesses joining the life sciences industry
  • While wearables and diagnostic devices present a great opportunity for the sector, personal data and privacy must be protected, warns the report
May
20
2019
  • Santander will donate £1 to Charity Partner Alzheimer’s Society for each of the first 40,000 Santander Cycle hires made during National Dementia Action Week
  • Bank will host dementia advice gazebo in Triton Square, London, along with bicycle challenge to raise awareness
  • 100 Santander Cycles will get bespoke makeover to highlight campaign

Santander is supporting National Dementia Action Week between 20 – 26 May 2019 to help raise awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with dementia. For each of the first 40,000 Santander Cycle rides taken on the London cycle hire scheme during the week, Santander will donate £1 to Alzheimer’s Society. In addition, 100 Santander Cycles will be receiving bespoke livery to highlight the campaign and spread awareness across London.

 

May
01
2019

On Wednesday 1st May 2019, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch at 9, Southwark Street, London, SE1 1RQ. It is the latest of Santander’s branches to be opened as part of a programme to deliver even better customer service and community-friendly banking.

May
01
2019

On Wednesday 1st May 2019, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch on 5 Market Place, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2RF. It is the latest of Santander’s branches to be re-designed as part of a programme to deliver even better customer service and community-friendly banking.

Apr
26
2019

Santander UK has announced the appointment of Ben Covey as Head of Private Banking, reporting directly to Charlotte Platts, Head of Wealth. Ben will take up his position from 1 May and will be responsible for the direction and growth of the private banking proposition for Santander UK.

Apr
26
2019
  • New verification process provides improved security while removing the need for customers to remember and key in numbers
  • Santander to introduce UK banking industry’s first combination of voice biometric security and phone ID for authenticating customer calls

 

Apr
23
2019

On Tuesday 23rd April 2019, Santander UK will officially open its new branch at 1-2 Market Chambers, Church Street, Enfield, EN2 6AA. It is the latest of Santander’s branches to be opened as part of a programme to deliver even better customer service and community-friendly banking.

Apr
17
2019
  • Half of home buyers would consider a 40-year mortgage to keep monthly repayments affordable and get onto the property ladder sooner1
  • 3.25 million more first-time buyers could afford to get onto the property ladder with a 40-year mortgage compared to a 25-year term2
  • Many people who would take a 40-year mortgage would look to reduce the term once their finances improved