Feb
25
2021

Half of working adults (48%) in the UK believe the pandemic has impacted their career prospects, according to new research from Santander UK.

Feb
25
2021

XUM is one of the leading wholesale memory ram sellers in the UK. The business sources IC-chips from recycling centres and refurbishes them for use in computing and gaming products. 

Feb
18
2021

Rotherham based Planet X is a specialist bike retailer that operates solely online. Its bikes are designed by its in-house team and retail at up to 50% less than equivalent high street prices. In 2020, Planet X’s 50 employees acquired the business from its founders and set up an Employee Owned Trust1. The business has now moved its banking to Santander UK and is accessing a range of facilities to support its ambitious international growth plans. 

Feb
04
2021

Santander UK has provided MarineGuard Systems, a company designing, developing and installing marine security systems on superyachts and offshore facilities, with new government-backed banking facilities.  The new arrangement includes the restructuring of the company’s working capital facility and an innovative bond solution to release funds otherwise tied up in ongoing contracts. 

Jan
28
2021

Santander UK has been awarded Top Employer status in the UK by the Top Employers Institute.

Jan
26
2021

Small and medium sized businesses that have suffered due to COVID-19 don’t expect to recover to pre-pandemic levels until summer 2022, according to new research published by Santander UK.

Jan
20
2021

Santander UK today announces the appointment of Rakshit Kapoor as Chief Data Officer for Santander UK and Head of Data Transformation for Europe.

Jan
14
2021

From 12 April 2021, Santander will be reducing the in-credit interest rate for its 1I2I3, Select and Private Current Accounts, from 0.6% to 0.3% on balances up to £20,000, giving customers up to £60 in interest per year on their in-credit balance. Santander will also be lowering the fee on its 1I2I3, Select and Private Current Accounts from £5 to £4 per month.

Jan
12
2021

Santander UK today announces the appointment of Elaine Thomas as Chief Human Resources Officer.

Jan
11
2021

Penrith-based Genesis Homes, a housing developer, has secured £1m of Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme funding through Santander UK, to continue its roll out of housing development sites in the coming year.

Jan
08
2021

New research from Santander UK shows that UK consumers are determined to take greater control of their personal finances in 2021 following their experiences of Covid-19. The findings suggest that the pandemic has taken its toll on a significant number of household financial situations, with nearly a third (32%) feeling ‘very worried’ about its continued impact on their finances. 

Jan
07
2021

The S&E Group, which includes award-winning manufacturer Michael Smith Switchgear Ltd, has secured a development loan through Santander UK, with whom it has a longstanding partnership spanning over seven years. 

Jan
07
2021

Santander UK today announced the appointment of Tracie Pearce as the new Chief Customer Officer for Homes.

Dec
18
2020

Britain’s most popular heritage railway, The North Yorkshire Moors Railway (NYMR), has secured £2.25m of new funding through Santander UK and the Government backed Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).

Dec
14
2020

Plum Products, an internationally renowned company and the UK’s premier supplier of children’s outdoor play equipment, has chosen Santander UK as its new corporate banking partner.  The team at Santander UK worked with specialist broker Goodman Corporate Finance to establish a new set of funding solutions to better serve the company’s needs and ambitions for international expansion.  

Dec
10
2020

Josh’s Chocolate launched in August 2019, producing premium quality chocolate, close to the coast in Cornwall.  The brand celebrates the simple life pleasures enjoyed by the coast and beautiful countryside. 

Dec
09
2020

New research has revealed that over a third (36%) of people in the UK change their voice when they’re on the phone. Nearly half (46%) said they change their voice to make themselves sound more well-spoken and 30% because they want to sound more intelligent. The research also revealed that while nearly half (46%) of Brits use their fingerprint to access banking and payment services, less than one in 11 (9%) use Voice ID – despite your voice being as unique as your fingerprint. 

Dec
09
2020

Santander has pledged £1million to support small and medium businesses (SMEs) in the Leeds City Region with new apprenticeship programmes over the next two years.

In partnership with Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (the LEP), Santander will transfer part of its Apprenticeship Levy Fund to local SMEs to fund the recruitment and training of apprentices predominantly in the care sector, as well as to support businesses looking to build digital skill sets within their companies.

Nov
26
2020

Santander UK has today announced measures to provide additional financial support to customers facing financial difficulties as a result of Coronavirus.

Nov
25
2020

Still Waters Green Technology (SWGT), a leading independent battery energy storage system (BESS) asset manager in the UK, is pleased to announce the £12 million non-recourse phase one financial close with Santander UK, of a 30MW utility-scale, subsidy-free BESS asset in Swindon.