Sep
01
2018
  • Living near one of England's top 100 state secondary schools carries a 42 per cent house price premium compared to the surrounding area 
  • Parents with school age children in the UK are prepared to pay on average an extra £26,860 on top of the property price to live in a desirable catchment área
  • To secure a property in a desired catchment area, 20 per cent of families had to downsize, while 24 per cent had to take on extra hours at work to afford it and a quarter of parents saw their commuting costs increase significantly
Sep
01
2018
  • The Breakthrough Women Business Leaders Mentoring Programme is Santander’s most ambitious programme focussing on women in SMEs and will match 90 mentees with 90 mentors
Sep
01
2018

Literacy Capital has secured £2 million in funding from Santander Corporate & Commercial to fund its investment in Grayce, a leading business change consultancy firm. Literacy Capital’s investment will facilitate the expansion of the senior management team, providing the resource for the business to continue the impressive rate of growth it has already achieved.

Sep
01
2018

Cars of Grimsby, a vehicle body shop repair specialist, has secured £185,000 funding from Santander Business Banking to fund its expansion to new premises.

Sep
01
2018

Stafford-based Crossley Garden Buildings, a family owned manufacturer of garden buildings, plans to expand its reach into new garden centres across the North West and Midlands after receiving £375,000 in new funding from Santander Business Banking.

Sep
01
2018

Middleton-headquartered Vestacare UK Ltd has secured new funding from Santander Corporate & Commercial to support a new 8-bed short stay centre. The funding sits alongside a refinancing solution of an existing funding package provided by the bank.

Aug
31
2018

(FCA Complaints Data - 01 January 2018 to 30 June 2018)

In line with the FCA complaints data reporting requirements, figures published today by Santander UK reveal there were 193,984 complaints received by the bank during the first half of 2018. This is a 5.6 per cent increase on the number reported for the second half of 2017. This increase is mainly driven by an uplift in banking related complaints.

Aug
29
2018

On 29th August 2018, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch located at 15 High Street, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 1AG. It is the latest of Santander’s branches to be re-designed as part of its commitment to deliver even better customer service and community-friendly banking.

Aug
29
2018

On 29th August 2018, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch on 34 High Street, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 6HG. 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.

Aug
22
2018

On 22nd August 2018, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch on 61 Hamilton Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk IP11 7BS. 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.

Aug
16
2018

On 16th August 2018, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch on 2 Main Street, Wishaw, ML2 7AF. 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.

Aug
16
2018

Bulwell Forest Garden has received £5,000 to fund a Food Growing Project with local volunteers in Bulwell.

Aug
15
2018

Those leaving education and looking for work may be missing out on potential employment opportunities simply by failing to consider Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and the advantages they offer, new research from Santander UK reveals.

Aug
15
2018

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill has today helped Santander and Transport for London (TfL) launch the UK's first sightseeing cycle tour of landmarks linked with pioneering and inspirational women from the past and present.

Aug
14
2018
  • Santander's analysis shows healthy summer seaside cash spending across the UK
  • Brighton and Blackpool top the charts for the total amount of cash taken out at ATMs
  • Caernarfon (North Wales) and Sidmouth (Devon) see biggest uplift in ‘tourist’ cash withdrawals over the summer
Aug
10
2018

On 10th August 2018, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch on 347-351 Walworth Road, London SE17 2DP. 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.

Aug
08
2018

Following the decision by the Bank of England to increase the base rate by 0.25 per cent to 0.75 per cent, Santander has reviewed its variable rates on its saving and mortgage products for existing customers.

Aug
07
2018

This summer has seen Santander once again open its Bradford office to Buttershaw Business and Enterprise College students as part of its summer work experience programme.

Aug
07
2018

Single Homeless: Action Initiative in Durham Limited (SHAID) has received £5,000 to fund the purchase of information technology equipment for use by ex-service personnel staying at its supported accommodation centre at St Peters Court in Sacriston, Durham.

Aug
01
2018

Chorley-based nursery business Buckshaw Bunnies Childcare Ltd has acquired the freehold of local Gelston Manor Day Nursery following £980,000 in funding from Santander Business Banking.