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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.

finance review

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.

Case study

Aerospace looks to the future despite depressed demand

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

Case study

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.

Case study

Rising coronavirus levels threaten sector recovery

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

Manufacturing

Make UK/Santander analysis shows Europe remains dominant market for UK goods

The importance of the UK agreeing a deal with the EU which avoids barriers to trade is laid bare today by new analysis which shows the value of trade with the bloc is worth more than twice that of the United States.

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Make UK/Santander analysis shows Europe remains top destination for UK manufactured goods

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.

Aerospace

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.

Manufacturing spotlight

Putting manufacturing in the spotlight: Manufacturing Industry Day 2019

Over 100 manufacturing executives, trade bodies, government representatives, and senior industry stakeholders attended an inspirational day to help the sector prosper.

Manufacturers

UK manufacturers preparing to face uncertainty

The latest edition of the Santander Trade Barometer finds confidence falling among businesses in Britain's Manufacturing sector. But expansion into global markets offers a possible route to growth.