Challenger Bankes

2018 SFI Awards: The Gallery

Fri 6 Jul 2018

Last Friday afternoon we welcomed 300 of the UK’s best specialist finance professionals to the spectacular Madison rooftop venue in London’s St Paul’s. Twenty seven awards were handed out to deserving companies and individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the industry this year.

Metro bank launches new specialist team

Tue 31 Jan 2017

Metro Bank has launched a specialist large commercial banking team focussed on supporting trading businesses and staffed by a team of industry experts. Andy Veares will lead the new department as director and is joined by Paul Robinson and Simon Vallance, both formerly at Santander UK. Veares will also be joined by Mark Byrne and […]

Challenger banks outperform big five

Wed 4 May 2016

Challenger banks outperformed the UK’s big five banks in 2015 but accountancy giant KPMG has warned that the sectors goodwill is waning. Challengers saw their lending assets increase by 31.5% in 2015 compared to a decline of 4.9% for the big five retail banks: Barclays, HSBC, Lloyd’s Banking Group, Royal Bank of Scotland and Santander. Total […]