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
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
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
Apr
11
2019

Axminster-based Axe Skip Hire Ltd has capitalised on strong demand from local businesses and households for its waste management services to purchase a new 7.5 tonne DAF lorry. The firm seized this opportunity via a new £50,000 asset funding line from Santander Business Banking.

Apr
10
2019

On Wednesday 10th April 2019, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch on 1 Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 1HG. 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
03
2019
  • In a first for a high street bank, Santander UK customers will now receive tailored fraud warnings through their mobile app
  • Online payments that require additional authorisation can now be verified with a fingerprint or facial recognition
  • The new warning screens will include easy ways to cancel a payment and call Santander if a customer is worried about fraud
Apr
02
2019

Nigeria and India were the top two fastest-growing export destinations for UK goods in 2018, according to analysis1 by Santander Corporate & Commercial of the latest ONS export data. UK exports to Nigeria grew by 27% last year to £1.63 billion, while those to India were up 24% to £5.52 billion.

Apr
01
2019

Dotsquares, the Albourne, Sussex-based website design, development and support company, has opened a new office in London after receiving a seven-figure funding package from Santander Business Banking. The new office will allow Dotsquares to expand its reach into London, with a particular focus on the FinTech market.

Apr
01
2019

Clearance King, one of the UK’s largest wholesale suppliers, has acquired the freehold to significantly larger premises in Stockport to cater for record demand from its retail customers such as online sellers, market traders and shop owners. The purchase has been supported by significant funding from Santander Business Banking.

Mar
07
2019

Half (50%) of UK business owners and senior managers are leaving themselves vulnerable to invoice fraud by failing to take basic precautions, according to research commissioned by Santander Business1.

Mar
04
2019

Harwell Campus, the UK’s science and innovation hub, has secured £110 million funding from Santander Corporate & Commercial to further expand the Campus, and enter its next 400,000 sq ft phase of development. Santander has assisted with growth that will exceed 1 million sq ft in under eight years. With a total of 5.5 million sq ft planned development, Harwell Campus is rapidly becoming the fastest growing UK location dedicated to the science and technology sector.

Mar
04
2019
  • Santander announces highly competitive rates across its two-year fixed ISA and eISA.
  • As rates rise, four in ten people are considering saving in a Cash ISA in the 2019/2020 tax-year(1).
  • Research shows that almost half don’t understand that ISAs allow customers to save money in a tax-efficient way.
Mar
01
2019

On Monday 18th March 2019, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch on 6 Trelowarren St, Camborne TR14 8AA. 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.

Mar
01
2019

On Thursday 28th March 2019, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch on 271 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8TU. 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.

Mar
01
2019

On Friday 29th March 2019, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch on 17 Market Place, Morpeth, NE61 1LU. 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.

Feb
28
2019

Figures published today by Santander UK show there were 167,820 complaints received by the bank during the second half of 2018, a 13 per cent decrease on the number reported for the first half of 2018.

Feb
27
2019

On 27 February, the launch date of the new Bank of Ireland £5 and £10 notes, Santander will carry stock of the new notes at five branches: Royal Avenue, Belfast; High Street, Newtownards; Church Street, Ballymena; Hill Street, Newry; and The Diamond, Derry/Londonderry.

Feb
26
2019

From today, customers looking to buy their first property, or looking to remortgage to a new deal, can apply for new lower interest rates from Santander Mortgages.

Feb
25
2019

Sella Controls Ltd, an independent engineering company based in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, is targeting international expansion following a £2.8 million funding package from Santander Corporate & Commercial Banking.