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.


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.

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!

Home improvement loans and what you need to know when applying for one

From bathroom refurbishments to loft conversions – a home improvement loan may help you fund your next big domestic project. With Shawbrook, you can get a guaranteed rate for a home improvement loan with fixed monthly repayments.

FrOMO – what’s it all about?

Many of us have probably suffered from FOMO – the fear of missing out. But what do we call the anger and disappointment we feel when something ends up costing more than the advertised price and we end up missing out on a great deal?

Why online banks need to be transparent with customers when they apply for a wedding loan

Shawbrook Bank is committed to being transparent with our customers when it comes to wedding loans. When you apply for a wedding loan with us, you can get an instant quote without leaving a mark on your credit score.