Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Retail and Commercial Bank
  • Year established:
  • Website:
  • Contact
    • 2 Triton Square , Regent’s Place, London, NW1 3AN

About Santander

Santander UK are one of the UK's leading personal financial services companies and one of the largest providers of banking services, mortgages and savings in the UK.

With 900 branches across the UK, 14 million active customers and around 20,000 employees, the company aims to be the best retail and commercial bank, earning the lasting loyalty of its people, customers, shareholders and communities.

The bank’s core values are ‘Simple, personal and fair’. These beliefs are embedded in all aspects of the employee journey, so that they can all do their best to help people and business prosper.

From virtual learning academies for staff and collaborative working spaces within offices, through to market-leading pay progression schemes and innovative wellbeing initiatives, Santander UK is dedicated to providing a great working environment.

Based out of its head office in Camden, London, the bank is led by Chief Executive Officer Nathan Bostock.

What is it like to work for Santander

My Manager
My Manager
The Santander i25 Leadership Development Programme helps staff to become better leaders, offering participants an external business improvement coach, access to a senior figure in the business as a mentor, online learning support and much more.
My Team
My Team
‘We are Santander fortnight‘ is an annual event for colleagues in Santander to celebrate what it means to work for the organisation. During the fortnight colleagues are encouraged to take part in a range of events, such as an ‘It’s a Knockout’ style competition.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Since 2013 all the energy Santander uses to power their offices in the mainland UK comes from renewable and carbon-neutral biomass sources. What’s more, the company supports Age UK and Barnardo’s, aiming to raise £3 million in total by the end of the partnership with the two charities.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    40% / 60%

  • Earning £35,000+:


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