News articles

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

Retail sales continue to recover despite new coronavirus restrictions

The recovery of retail sales continued in October, with shoppers spending more for the fifth successive month.

Case study

UK lockdowns highlight importance of international opportunities

Figures from the British Retail Consortium show that UK sales were up 5.2% on a like-for-like basis in October - an increase which excludes temporarily closed stores, but takes online sales into account.

Case study

Retailers should prepare for sustained online demand

The BRC Retail Index shows retail sales increased 6.1% on a like-for-like basis in September when compared to a year earlier.

Case study

Retail & Wholesale: Trade Barometer research highlights international opportunities

Aerospace manufacturing grew 0.7% in August but was still down by 27.7% over the six months from February, new data from ADS shows.

Case study

The rise and rise of online retail

The latest research from Retail Economics highlights the continuing boom in ecommerce.

Wholesale

Retail sales bounce higher again

Data from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) shows that retailers continue to recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Wholesale

Retail sales continue to recover

New data from Retail Economics suggests that retail sales continued to rebound during July, the first full month in which most non-essential retailers were able to welcome shoppers since the beginning of lockdown.

Wholesale

Sales rising as restrictions are relaxed

Restrictions on businesses continue to be loosened across the UK.

Wholesale

Retail sales start to bounce back

New research from analyst Retail Economics show that UK retail sales started to stage a recovery from the lockdown in June. From 31 May to 4 July the value of sales was up 1.6% year on year.