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The critical importance of the UK agreeing a deal with the EU which avoids barriers to trade is highlighted today by new analysis which shows that manufacturing exports to the top six EU markets alone are worth around a third of total goods exports.

We are committed to supporting our customers through these uncertain times and welcome the announcement by the British Business Bank and HM Treasury to enable us to provide finance to businesses more quickly via Bounce Back Loans. 


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The new Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS) will provide a government guarantee of 80% to enable banks to make loans of up to £25 million to firms with an annual turnover of between £45 million and £500 million.

The latest Santander Trade Barometer shows that, while 63% of businesses have already been impacted by Brexit, more than a third of them haven’t made plans to deal with its repercussions. This number rises to 54% for businesses trading only in the UK.

But while Brexit and its potential ramifications are causing concern for some, there are potential bright spots on the horizon which some businesses are hoping to seize.

Make UK/Santander analysis shows Europe remains dominant market for UK goods - Industry remains in top ten of world rankings

I recently joined Santander as Head of Corporate and Commercial Banking here in the UK. It’s been wonderful to hear the consistent and very strong feedback that we get from customers on our service and our genuine interest and desire to help businesses prosper and deliver on their ambitions.

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