Oct
01
2018

Surfers Against Sewage has secured a £5,000 grant to fund a six-month ocean education project for primary school pupils in Tynemouth.

Oct
01
2018

On the 25th October 2018, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch on 69 Farnham Road, Harold Hill, Essex, RM3 8XA. 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.

Oct
01
2018

Santander has today unveiled plans to shake up the UK business banking market with the launch of the new 1|2|3 Business Current Account for small and medium sized (SMEs) businesses. The innovative, value-adding account builds on the success of the 1|2|3 Current Account in establishing Santander as a key challenger in retail current account market.

Oct
01
2018

On 3rd October 2018, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch on 225 Dalton Road, Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 1QU. 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.

Oct
01
2018

On the 29th October 2018, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch on 4 Church Street, Enniskillen, BT74 7EB. 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.

Oct
01
2018

Linda Lewis Kitchens Ltd (“LLK”), an Oldham-based importer of high-quality, Italian-manufactured catering equipment for UK restaurants, food outlets and professional caterers, is set to start exporting for the first-time following funding from Santander Business Banking.

Oct
01
2018

MET Medical Ltd, a St Albans based private ambulance service, has purchased six additional emergency response vehicles and hired 20 new staff following £300,000 funding from Santander Business Banking. MET Medical was established in 2014 by Dave Hawkins as a private ambulance service to carry out urgent, routine and emergency ambulance transfers from hospitals, care homes and private residences.

Sep
29
2018
  • Santander identifies 1.8 million SWIFTS (‘Savers Wanting to Invest for the First Time’) with an average of £247 a month in ‘spare’ cash
  • Lack of knowledge and financial jargon highlighted as barriers to investing – with the perception that it’s just for high earners or ‘city boys’
  • Santander launches Digital Investment Adviser (DIA) with minimum investment levels starting at just £20 a month
Sep
26
2018

On 26th September 2018, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch on 13 High St, Abergavenny NP7 5RY. 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.

Sep
26
2018

Disability charity, Kangaroos Mid Sussex, has received £5,000 to fund a new support group with the aim of helping members move from the charity’s teenage club to programmes focused on adults. This new ‘transition’ group will offer a range of stimulating activities, including cooking and craft sessions, for people with learning disabilities who are aged 16 to 21 and living in and around Haywards Heath.

Sep
25
2018
  • Santander introduces new payment process to help customers avoid malicious payee1 and redirection2 scams
  • New processes include payment classifications with tailored warnings; sort code validation to display the recipient bank name and; a voluntary cooling off period
  • Industry data shows £145.4 million lost to APP scams between January-June 20183
Sep
24
2018

Santander UK today announces the appointment of Emma Leith as Chief Information Security Officer.

Sep
19
2018

On 19th September 2018, Santander UK will officially open its newly designed and refurbished branch on 13 Rams Walk, Petersfield, GU32 3JA. 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.

Sep
18
2018

Frome-based cancer counselling charity We Hear You (WHY) has secured a £5,000 grant to fund its online counselling service. The service supports adults in Somerset, Bath and Wiltshire who are affected or bereaved by cancer or other life-threatening conditions.

Sep
14
2018

Santander has today unveiled plans for a state-of-the-art new campus in Milton Keynes to support its long-term growth strategy, representing an investment of over £150m in the town.

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

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

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
  • 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

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.