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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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More post-Brexit support available

The Government has unveiled more support for logistics businesses on post-Brexit customs arrangements, as the UK prepares to leave the single market and the customs union on 31 December.

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Regulatory concerns rise as Brexit looms

The regulatory implications of the UK's departure from the European Union (EU) are a serious concern for businesses in all parts of the economy.

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Government publishes latest plans for cross-border trade

Businesses operating across the sector see overcoming bureaucracy as the biggest challenge when trading internationally, as highlighted in our latest Trade Barometer report, which was published in early October.

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Transport & Logistics: Trade Barometer report puts focus on international opportunities

Santander has launched its fourth annual Trade Barometer report, charting the sentiment and attitudes of UK businesses with a specific focus on international trade.

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New rules to keep goods moving post-Brexit

The Government has announced further plans in recent days to reduce congestion at the UK's key transit points in Kent when the post-Brexit transition period comes to an end on 31 December.

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Preparing for Brexit

With the Brexit negotiations now competing for headline space with the coronavirus crisis, many businesses are anxiously trying to assess what action they need to take with the UK's transitional agreement with the European Union (EU) set to expire on 31 December 2020.

Transport

Boost for infrastructure spending

The Government has announced it's to invest 27.4bn in the UK's roads network as ministers continue to look for ways to support the economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit.

Transport

New European driving rules come into effect

New rules on driving in Europe were introduced by the European Union (EU) on 20 August.

Transport

New MOT rules to help keep goods moving

Transport businesses should be aware that the Government has unveiled further changes to MOT requirements for HGVs, buses and trailers.