A cooling off period means that you have the right to cancel/withdraw from your loan agreement within 14 days from the date you receive the funds You will then have 30 days to repay the funds to Shawbrook.
If you meet the below criteria, you can apply for a Shawbrook personal loan:
For more information, visit the Shawbrook website.
Shawbrook do not have any branches, we have an online service and you can contact us by email or phone.
You can borrow between £1,000 - £30,000
For enquiries regarding a new loan or application, please call 0345 600 6260. We are open from 9am – 7pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 2pm on Saturdays (excluding bank holidays).
For existing customers, please call 0345 650 6290 Monday to Thursday 8am to 8pm, Friday 8am – 6pm and Saturday 9am to 2pm.
No, the personal loan product is also available to private tenants over the age of 21.
In most cases you could get a decision immediately after you have applied. However in some cases we may need further information from you.
After you get a decision you will have the choice whether or not to accept it. You have 30 days to decide.
E-Signature is a way to sign your loan documents online.
If your loan application is successful, funds will be transferred into your account within 3 working days after we have received your signed loan documents.
If you do not have an email address or would not like to correspond by email we can send you the pack in the post.
The "Representative APR" is the rate that most of our customers applying as a result of an advertisement are likely to receive. It's a way to compare the interest rates for different providers.
No, your loan is a fixed monthly repayment, which means that the interest rate is fixed for the term of your loan and your monthly repayments will not change.
You have a right under the Consumer Credit Act to repay all or part of the outstanding balance early at any time.
If you wish to repay the outstanding balance early you should contact us on 0345 650 6290. We will then provide you with a settlement figure and details of how to settle the account.
When you apply to borrow money, we will use a credit score to help make a decision on whether to lend the money or not. When you apply to borrow from us, your score will be based on information from credit reference agencies.
There could be a number of reasons why you have been declined as each decision is based on your personal circumstances and by reference to a credit reference agency. The most common reasons for a decline decision are:
We use Equifax and TransUnion (formerly Callcredit) as our reference agencies. Their details are as below:
We use a "Soft Credit Search", also known as a "Quotation search" to take a look at an individual's credit report without leaving any footprints visible to other lenders when they look at your credit report (however you can still see them).
Interest is calculated daily but applied monthly.
As the payment you have made is towards a financial commitment, we do not offer a refund. However should you need to discuss the payment, you can contact us on Monday to Thursday 8am to 8pm, Friday 8am – 6pm and Saturday 9am to 2pm.
If you have searched for loans on a website such as ClearScore, Totally Money, or many others, they will have looked for suitable offers for you. To do this, they will send your data to us and other lenders to check if you are eligible for one of our products.
If you request a quote for Shawbrook loan we do complete what is known as a “soft” or “quotation” search. This search helps us check if you’re eligible for one of our products and provide you with a personalised quote. While this search is visible to you on your credit report, it is not visible to other lenders and will not affect your credit score.
If you're concerned about debt or meeting repayments, the important thing is not to hide or ignore it. The earlier you address a potential problem, the sooner you can take action to solve it, reducing stress and potentially saving money in the long run.
To put it simply, Open Banking is a secure way to give providers access to your financial information. They will only access this information once you have given your permission.
It should encourage innovation and improve competition, by making it easier and more straightforward for you to hold multiple accounts and compare or switch financial products.
At Shawbrook, if you apply for a personal loan and we do not have enough information about whether you can afford it, we may ask you for more details about your current financial circumstances to make a decision. To do this in the most efficient way, we can use Open Banking. By teaming up with consents.online they can access your banking transactional data and pass this data back to us once you give them your permission. We can then assess your application with the additional information and give you a final decision, in a way that is quick and easy for both you and us.