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.

Guides

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.
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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.
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The ultimate guide to financing your next home improvement

They say an Englishman’s home is his castle. And there’s nothing we love more than repairing, remodelling, or revamping our castles to truly make them our own.
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The ultimate guide to financing your wedding

Getting married can be a costly affair when you start to add everything up. Our ultimate guide is the perfect place to find out not just the different types of costs you might be confronted with – but also the different options you could explore to help you pay for the big day.
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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.
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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.
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The ultimate guide to financing a used car

We’ve whittled it down to the 5 most common ways to finance a used car. Learn the  pros and cons of each today, with our ultimate guide to financing a used car.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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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.
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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.