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Read the latest Santander news articles and press releases that are relevant to your business sector.

The Spring 2019 Santander Trade Barometer research suggests many companies are planning to invest less in their businesses over the next 12 months as uncertainty undermines their confidence.

New research from the Spring 2019 Santander Trade Barometer shows that British businesses are willing to look outside Europe for new trading opportunities. But they face important challenges that range from dealing with red tape to identifying the best routes to market.

It’s fair to say that 2018 was a challenging year for the UK Automotive sector, but what’s the outlook for the sector in 2019? Sean Edwards, our UK Head of Automotive, Rail and Marine gives his predictions.

Could your business benefit from the investment incentive at this time of economic and political uncertainty?

Britain’s high-growth companies display a clear understanding of the value their people can add to their businesses. As a result, they are far more likely to create working environments that are supportive, inspiring and engaging – and they reap significant rewards as a result.

Some 56% of the Trailblazers expect their sales to grow by at least 20% over the next 12 months (a further 23% predict growth of 10-19%); 44% are very confident about the prospects for their business, against only 5% of companies that have grown more slowly.

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