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.

Colour Kitchen

How much does a new kitchen cost?

Maybe your cooker’s on the blink again or that cupboard door just won’t shut properly. Or perhaps you want to compare the cost of moving house to the cost of a brand new kitchen renovation? Either way, if you think it’s time for the upgrade you’ve always talked about, you’ll probably want to know what costs are likely to be included.
Bathroom Showroom

How much does a new bathroom cost?

Dreaming of a new bathroom for your home? Updating your bathroom can be an expensive job, but whether you’re creating your ideal bathroom or upgrading to increase the value of your home, it can be well worth the time and money you invest in it.

What is APR on a loan?

When you’re searching for a personal loan, you may come across some confusing jargon. Whilst a lot of people have heard of loan APRs, they may be unfamiliar with what this actually means.

The ultimate guide to personal loans

When it comes to personal loans, there’s plenty of jargon to get your head around. Here you’ll find a simple breakdown of the basics of personal loans – from common uses and benefits to the ins-and-outs of APRs and credit checks.

Turning your garden into an all year-round oasis

We all know British weather can be a little bit unpredictable, from random sunny days during the Winter to those rainy days in the middle of Summer. So, how do you make the most of your garden and turn your outside space into an oasis, whatever the weather?
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Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award

We’ve been awarded the Feefo Gold Trusted Service 2019 for our outstanding customer service.
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Shortlisted for Best Personal Loans Provider at the 2019 British Bank Awards

Taking place in March 2019, the British Bank Awards put customers at the heart of the industry.

Changing consumer behaviour – a threat or an opportunity?

As a lender specialising in point of sale finance, understanding our partners’ businesses is very important. In each edition of our newsletter, we will take an in-depth look at issues impacting the sectors that we work in, starting with changing consumer behaviour.

FrOMO strikes when buying gig tickets online

Have you ever waited for months to buy those must-have gig or theatre tickets, only to see them sell out within seconds or found that ‘special’ price is no longer available? And did it make your blood boil? If so, then you’ve experienced FrOMO, the Frustration Of Missing Out.

Car loans & what you need to know when applying for one

When applying for a car loan, there are a number of things you need to bear in mind. Shawbrook will tell you your guaranteed personalised rate when you get an instant quote online.

Shortlisted for ISA Provider of the Year at the 2019 Moneyfacts Consumer Awards

We’re delighted to have been nominated for ISA provider of the Year at the Moneyfacts Awards 2019.

Wedding loans and what you need to know when applying for one

A wedding loan could help couples supplement the cost of organising their big day. With Shawbrook Bank, you can get an instant wedding loan quote today without affecting your credit score!