News & Guides

Shawbrook Bank is an innovative business, and we’re refining and introducing new products all the time. You’ll find all our latest news here, together with a number of helpful guides to financial matters.

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5 simple ways to teach money management to children

There are many ways you can help to improve children of any age’s understanding of finances, such as counting and encouraging patience with spending. And with schools currently closed for many, now is a good time to add money to the at-home curriculum.
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Six tips to work from home successfully for the long term

The past few months of lockdown life have created extraordinary changes to the way in which many of us go about our daily lives, and work is no different.
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Home and garden DIY ideas to help pass the time

Spending more time at home and want to keep busy? Read our round-up on easy home and garden improvement ideas and be inspired to make a change.
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Is your vehicle still roadworthy?

The lockdown has left millions of cars sitting idle on driveways or in garages for much of the past few months. With the Government starting to ease restrictions, the temptation after weeks at home may be to jump in the car and hit the open road. However, there are a few things you should do first.
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How to protect your finances and stay safe online

Find out how to stay safe online - today and always - in our comprehensive guide. Learn how to shop safely, protect your personal information and much more.
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Wedding dilemmas: deciding what to do about your big day

The outbreak of Covid-19 has created many headaches and potential challenges for people planning on getting married. We spoke to Rianna Elizabeth, a London-based wedding planner, who gives her advice on what to do if you have had to rearrange or want to start planning your wedding.
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DIY season: should I still go ahead with my home improvements?

Spring can be a great time to get stuck into all of those DIY and home maintenance jobs we have been putting off all winter, particularly now, when we’re spending more time in our homes.
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Spring cleaning your finances

Spring is a good time to reflect and re-energise your finances. Here you can find a number of ways to do just that, as we continue on our journey through 2020...
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The ultimate guide to financing your next home improvement

Financing your next home improvement is a big deal. Here you’ll find everything you need to know before making this big commitment.
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How to get a loan

From buying a car to funding a wedding, helping to pay off an outstanding debt, or making improvements to your home – personal loans can help pay for those essential investments that life often throws our way.
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Secrets of a wedding planner: 12 tips and tricks for planning your big day

Wedding planner Rianna Elizabeth has been in the industry for the past decade and has experience organising lavish weddings in Florence and Paris through to smaller, intimate affairs in London. Here you can read her top tips and tricks for planning the perfect wedding.
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Personal Loan Terminology Glossary

Find a clear A-Z of concise loan terminology definitions in our glossary. Convert jargon into meaningful explanations right here.