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.

Tips

How to turn your garden into an all year-round oasis

We’re now edging into Autumn and the British weather is notoriously unreliable, so making use of your garden all year-round can be a bit of a challenge. Read our top five tips for creating a gorgeous garden or the perfect patio, whatever the weather.
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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.
News

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

We are delighted to have been shortlisted in the ISA Provider of the Year category for the 2019 Moneyfacts Consumer Awards.
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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?
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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.
Guides

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.
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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.
Case Study

£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.
Guides

Driving a bargain

Looking to get the best deal on a used car? This guide will explain how you could get value for money, whether you’re buying private or from a reputable trader.
Guides

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.
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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.
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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?