Insights

The pandemic is impacting every sector in different ways. Our insight series unpicks the details using the latest data and expert commentary.

15th May 2020

Life Sciences sector

Businesses in the sector are currently hard at work developing first candidates for vaccines, distributing and processing test kits, and developing DNA testing systems.

14th May 2020

Transport & logistics sector

Our partners and clients across the transport and logistics sector continue to do a remarkable job in keeping the country moving, making sure key workers can get around and that vital supplies are distributed efficiently and effectively amid the coronavirus pandemic.

14th May 2020

Automotive sector

We continue to work closely with partners and customers from across the automotive sector as they deal with the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

14th May 2020

Aerospace sector

Santander is working closely with partners and customers from across the aerospace, advanced manufacturing and rail sectors as they struggle with the challenges posed by the coronavirus crisis – and focus on emerging opportunities.

13th May 2020

Retail & wholesale sector

Our regular coronavirus industry webinars continued this week with a focus on the retail sector, with contributions from a number of leading sector commentators and retail groups.

5th May 2020

Food & drink sector

We are continuing to work closely with partners and clients from across the food and drink sector as they confront the challenges of coronavirus. The industry has responded remarkably well, easing consumers’ concerns about shortages.

All insight articles

Article - 15th May 2020

With the drive to source personal protective equipment now in full swing, vaccines in development and testing ramping up, Santander’s partners and clients across the life sciences sector are also now beginning to look to the future. One question to be discussed in the wake of the coronavirus pande...

Article - 14th May 2020

Government takes action to keep freight moving Our partners and clients across the transport and logistics sector continue to do a remarkable job in keeping the country moving. Making sure key workers can get around and that vital supplies are distributed efficiently and effectively amid the corona...

Article - 14th May 2020

Santander’s partners and clients across the automotive sector are beginning to contemplate life after lockdown. Jaguar Land Rover and Aston Martin have both said in recent days that they will restart production, and ...

Article - 14th May 2020

Aerospace manufacturers facing difficult times Airbus’s recent announcement that it is reducing output by a third amid a global downturn in demand, courtesy of coronavirus, is now having knock-on effects. Both Airbus and its supply chains are downsizing to realign their capacity and reduce their c...

Article - 13th May 2020

Santander this week hosted a bitesize podcast featuring industry commentator Richard Lim, CEO of Retail Economics. Richard Lim shared his views on the strategies that retail and wholesale businesses could adopt as they and the rest of the country gradually emerge from lockdown in the weeks and months ahead, as well as what the post-coronavirus retail environment might look like.

Article - 5th May 2020

We are continuing to work closely with partners and clients from across the food and drink sector as they confront the challenges of coronavirus. The industry has responded remarkably well, easing consumers’ concerns about shortages....

Article - 5th May 2020

We are working closely with customers and partners from across life sciences to help them overcome the current challenges as well as to identify new opportunities. One of these partners is Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI), which has been ...

Article - 5th May 2020

Our regular coronavirus industry webinars continued this week with a focus on the retail sector, with contributions from a number of leading sector commentators and retail groups. The session is available in full via this link , but some of the key highlights are detailed below.   Structu...

Article - 5th May 2020

Keeping the UK moving Our partners and clients across the transport and logistics sector continue to do a remarkable job in keeping the country moving, making sure key workers can get around and that vital supplies are distributed efficiently and effectively amid the coronavirus pandemic. New measu...

Article - 5th May 2020

Focus on opportunities in Brazil Santander continues to work closely with our customers and partners across the commercial marine sector as they focus on the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. On 22 April, we hosted a webinar focusing on opportunities for UK businesses in Brazil. It featured co...

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