News articles

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.

British businesses look to new markets for export growth

Our latest research shows that North America, Oceania and Greater China are the favoured regions for UK businesses seeking export opportunities beyond the European Union (EU).

Building back better with digital

Our new research shows international trade is set to provide UK businesses with a route out of the difficulties they have faced over the past 12 months.

United Arab Emirates - a guide to doing business

United Arab Emirates - a guide to doing business

Written by British Centres for Business, a key strategic partner to Santander UK Corporate & Commercial.

Automotive Industries – Opportunities in China

Automotive Industries – Opportunities in China

Santander has collaborated with China-Britain Business Council to discuss the automotive sector in China covering topics from market overview, opportunities and route-to-market.

Trade Barometer

British businesses look to new markets for export growth

Our latest research shows that North America, Oceania and Greater China are the favoured regions for UK businesses seeking export opportunities beyond the European Union (EU).

Building back better with digital

Building back better with digital

Our new research shows international trade is set to provide UK businesses with a route out of the difficulties they have faced over the past 12 months.

Beyond Europe

Beyond Europe: Embracing exports the world over

Our new research shows leading British businesses are embracing new international markets as they look to exploit growing export opportunities. The Spring 2021 edition of our Trade Barometer research shows that British expo...

Case study

Support for innovation

One impact of the coronavirus crisis has been to constrain the funding available for innovation projects. In the life sciences sector, some companies have struggled to keep key projects on track through the pandemic. In res...

Case study

Making trusted connections to secure international growth

For UK businesses seeking to build international sales, forging strong connections with customers and partners in overseas markets is amongst their most crucial challenges.

Case study

The rise and rise of online retail

The latest research from Retail Economics highlights the continuing boom in ecommerce. Online sales rose by 52.7% year-on-year in August (in value terms and non-seasonally adjusted), compared to an 11.6% rise in the same mo...

Wholesale and economy

Managing currency volatility to boost profitability

On 16 September, Santander's specialists were joined by Retail Economics CEO, Richard Lim, in a webinar to discuss how to manage currency risk in the run-up to the end of the year. This article considers some of the issues ...