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21st Dec 2021

Highlights of 2021 - Santander Corporate & Commercial Banking

2021 has been another challenging year for our clients, colleagues, and communities, but working together we've achieved so much.

4th Aug 2022

Bank of England base rate change August 2022

On Thursday 4 August 2022 the Bank of England base rate increased from 1.25% to 1.75%. As a result of this, we’re reviewing our interest rates.

18th May 2021

Pandemic impacts felt across the British economy

Our new research highlights how the COVID-19 pandemic has had very different impacts on individual parts of the UK economy.

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Financial Market Review – March 2022

The geopolitical crisis in Ukraine has seen increased volatility in all asset classes, with investors seeking ways to diversify and protect their portfolios.

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Aerospace looks to the future despite depressed demand

While there have been some tentative signs of improvement, the aerospace sector remains depressed.

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Aircraft sector waits for Covid-19 to pass

Santander's Life Sciences Week initiative offered the chance to support businesses in the sector with a series of webinars and sessions focusing on challenges and opportunities.

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Rising coronavirus levels threaten sector recovery

New figures for July 2020 show that aerospace manufacturing has finally returned to growth.


Counting the cost of the coronavirus pandemic

While the vast majority of manufacturers have survived the coronavirus crisis so far, it's likely we'll see increased level of stress during the final months of the year -- and accelerated mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity lasting into the first half of 2020.


Industry expects demand to accelerate through 2021

Aerospace manufacturing declined by 26% in the second quarter of 2020, the largest slump on record.


Pandemic impact on aviation sector set to endure

Coronavirus is likely to have a larger and more long-lasting impact on the global aerospace industry than previously thought.


Manufacturers shift focus to supply chain issues

This is the latest weekly update from Santander's aerospace, advanced manufacturing & rail team on how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting our clients and the sector as a whole.


Rising to the Covid-19 challenge

This is the first weekly update from our Aerospace, Advanced Manufacturing & Rail team on how the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting our clients and the sector as a whole.