Financial support from banks and lenders

This page provides advice and information about the coronavirus support available from banks and lenders.

Financial support from banks and lenders

Barclays

Barclays has launched a free telephone helpline offering support and information to its business banking customers. It is also providing repayment holidays for personal banking customers on overdrafts and mortgages.

Go to https://home.barclays/news/2020/03/supporting-our-customers-and-clients-impacted-by-coronavirus–co/ for more information.

HSBC

HSBC has announced a £5 billion package of support for businesses. Support includes repayment holidays, reviewing overdrafts and trade loans, and providing trade finance solutions to support customers with their supply chains.

Go to www.business.hsbc.uk/en-gb/gb/campaign/coronavirus for more information.

Lloyds

Lloyds has launched a £2 billion package to help minimise disruption to business operations. Support includes repayment holidays, no arrangement fees for new or increased overdrafts, invoice discounting and finance facilities.

Go to www.lloydsbank.com/business/coronavirus.html for more information.

NatWest

NatWest has announced a £5 billion fund to support small and medium-sized firms to deal with the impact of coronavirus. Support includes the provision of working capital, loan repayment holidays and temporary emergency loans with no fees.

Go to www.rbs.com/news/2020/03/natwest-pledges-p5bn-working-capital-support-for-smes-during-cor.html for more information.

Santander

Santander has provided details of the support it is offering to customers impacted by coronavirus. It includes a dedicated helpline and advice on managing finances.

Go to www.santander.co.uk/about-santander/media-centre/press-releases/santander-uk-outlines-support-for-customers-during-coronavirus-outbreak for more information.