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.


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

There are a number of things to consider when you apply for a personal loan online. With Shawbrook, get an instant quote online to find out your guaranteed personalised rate.

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.

Why transparency is needed for the personal loans industry

At Shawbrook, we promise to be transparent in an industry where consumers sometimes feel misled by low advertised APRs. Before you apply for a personal loan with us, you will find out your guaranteed personalised rate.

Shawbrook launches new Transparency Charter

Shawbrook has today reinforced its commitment to its personal loan customers with the unveiling of a five-point Transparency Charter.

Being turned down for a loan, despite having good credit

Why do people sometimes get turned down for a Personal Loan, despite having a good credit score? We’ve tried to answer that question – find out why this happens and what you can do.

Shawbrook Personal Loans recognised in Moneynet Awards

Shawbrook Bank was highly commended at the 8th annual Moneynet Personal Finance Awards in the Best Personal Loan Provider category.

£2.9m Bridging Loan Facility

A £2.9m bridging facility was secured despite significant time pressure due to the borrower being abroad. To add fuel to the fire, a slight discrepancy with planning permissions for a garage extension on the existing property meant that the value was called into question.

Using a loan to help finance your wedding

A Personal Loan from Shawbrook could help finance the expenses of a wedding. Whether you’re keeping things simple, or having a huge celebration, Shawbrook could help.

Home improvements that add value to your home

The right renovations and improvements can add value to your home. A personal loan could help towards financing your home improvement plans.

Understanding savings

Most of us like the idea of having a little nest egg put away, whether it’s for a rainy day or something a bit more fun, like a new car or a holiday. But with so many accounts and providers out there, where do you start?