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    When you need a bank that understands manufacturing

    Our team works exclusively within the manufacturing sector, providing tailored services and ongoing support.

    Whatever you need funding for, we have a range of lending products that can help to ease your cash flow or support your longer term investment plans.

  • Key Features

    • Our bespoke manufacturing loan can support your plans for business expansion
    • Get tailored funding to grow and strengthen your business
    • Discover more rewarding ways to save and invest with specialist accounts and deposits
    • Spread the cost of new equipment and machinery with asset finance packages
    • Work closely with an accredited relationship manager who understands the manufacturing sector
    • Take advantage of government schemes designed to support manufacturers
  • Understanding
  • Industry links
  • Governments support
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Understanding

  • Forging strong relationships with our clients lies at the heart of our service to manufacturers. Our specially trained relationship managers will get to know your business and develop a banking package that is suited to your individual requirements.

    Located across the country and accredited by the Warwick Manufacturing Group, our managers have sector specific knowledge and an innate understanding of the Scottish manufacturing sector.

    We are constantly building our knowledge of the sector, including:

    • Collaboration with the University of Warwick to create a sector-specific training programme
    • Improving our understanding of business management strategies such as 6 Sigma and 5S
    • Enhancing our knowledge of manufacturing supply chains
    • Ensuring we are informed of all government initiatives for the sector
    • Engaging in site visits to learn about best practices and potential risks.

Industry links

  • Working with manufacturers, government agencies and finance providers has strengthened our links with a number of such organisations, including:

    • Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service
    • Scottish Engineering
    • Business Growth Fund
    • Lloyds Development Capital
    • UK Trade & Investment
    • EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation
    • Manufacturing Technologies Association
    • Pera Technology

    These relationships have deepened our understanding of the industry and allowed us to offer a more customised service.

Governments support

  • The government has made a number of moves to improve access to lending, tax relief and professional advice for manufacturers. However, these schemes can be confusing.

    Our access to a range of sector specialists means our relationship managers are able to deliver this knowledge through site visits, customer meetings and referrals.

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  • Banking for manufacturers

    We understand that manufacturing businesses have unique banking needs. Whether it’s assisting with cashflow needs, financing growth or acquisitions, our manufacturing trained managers can provide guidance to help find the most appropriate plan.

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    Manufacturing

    We offer a range of products and services designed to support British manufacturers.

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    We have a dedicated team of manufacturing specialists based across Scotland.

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    We're committed to helping Scottish businesses grow and develop by giving them the support they need – our Business Charter will tell you more.

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