Financial Support from Banks and Lenders

Many high street banks are providing support services, guidance and funding to help their customers navigate the impact of COVID-19. This page provides advice and information about the coronavirus support available from banks and lenders.

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–co/ for more information.

The COVID-19 Response Hub from HSBC provides a range of support and resources to help businesses during the pandemic. Go to for more information.

Lloyds is providing a range of support services for businesses impacted by COVID-19, including mentoring, guides and resources, and delivering Government-backed loan schemes. Go to for more information.

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 for more information.

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 for more information.

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