HSBC Bank (UK) Pension Scheme sets out plans to achieve net zero by 2050 or sooner

8 October 2021

The HSBC Bank (UK) Pension Scheme (the “Scheme”), one of the largest corporate pension schemes in the UK, has today announced its commitment to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions across its £36bn Defined Benefit (DB) and open Defined Contribution (DC) assets by 2050 or sooner.

HSBC in the UK to purchase power from 100% renewable sources by 2023

24 September 2021

HSBC is expanding its efforts to generate its own renewable, zero-carbon electricity in the UK through an innovative Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Capital Dynamics, to develop the Sorbie Wind Farm Project in Ayrshire, south-west of Glasgow.

HSBC UK colleagues Bolster Welsh language skills in Welsh branches

23 September 2021

Branch colleagues in HSBC UK’s branches in Wales are set to bolster the use of the Welsh language, the bank announced today. This move will double the bank’s Welsh language capability across Wales, and enable all Welsh speaking customers an option to converse in Welsh if that is their preference.

News archive

October

14 Oct 2021 UK Manufacturing needs urgent financing to reach net zero

8 Oct 2021 HSBC Bank (UK) Pension Scheme sets out plans to achieve net zero by 2050 or sooner

6 Oct 2021 HSBC UK expands availability of Buy To Let mortgages

5 Oct 2021 Flexible working as important as salary say UK businesses

September

24 Sep 2021 HSBC in the UK to purchase power from 100% renewable sources by 2023

23 Sep 2021 HSBC UK colleagues Bolster Welsh language skills in Welsh branches

HSBC UK colleagues Bolster Welsh language skills in Welsh branches - Welsh language PDF 308.98 KB

21 Sep 2021 100 year Biodiversity bid for South of Scotland gets boost from HSBC UK

UK missing out financially as a result of 'want it now' attitude

15 Sep 2021 HSBC UK customer warning: one time passcode fraud increases

HSBC UK switching offer returns with £110 cash plus additional eat in or eat out offer

14 Sep 2021 HSBC UK cuts rates across all LTV mortgages

August

26 Aug 2021 HSBC UK refreshes and expands mortgage range

18 Aug 2021 HSBC UK pushing new boundaries with TikTok activation

12 Aug 2021 HSBC UK makes banking more accessible with new range of cards

10 Aug 2021 HSBC UK cuts mortgage rates and now offers lowest ever rate

July

29 Jul 2021 HSBC UK pledges £2m to support 30 new Stormzy Scholars at the University of Cambridge over next 3 years

19 Jul 2021 HSBC UK, first direct and M&S Bank are the UK’s first accredited Menopause Friendly Employers

15 Jul 2021 British importers and exporters bullish about growth

6 Jul 2021 HSBC UK mortgage rate cuts brings lowest ever mortgage

5 Jul 2021 HSBC UK student account offer launched

2 Jul 2021 HSBC UK launches credit card instalments to help customers with repayments

1 Jul 2021 HSBC UK’s latest switching offer: £100 cash for new investors

June

24 Jun 2021 HSBC UK reduces all buy to let mortgage fixed rates and removes £349 fee

17 Jun 2021 60% LTV mortgage goes sub-1.00% as rate refresh provides savings of up to 0.20%

16 Jun 2021 Scouts launch first-ever financial education badge for Beaver Scouts and Cub Scouts aged 6 to 10 years old

10 Jun 2021 HSBC UK cuts mortgage rates on 60% LTV to 75% LTV mortgages

Switch on summer with the new HSBC UK current account switching offer

3 Jun 2021 HSBC UK launches fraud awareness app to protect businesses from scams

May

28 May 2021 International businesses most optimistic about growth in 2021

20 May 2021 HSBC UK partners with Imperial, University of Birmingham and National Trust to accelerate transition to net zero

18 May 2021 UK businesses eager to trade overseas

6 May 2021 Mortgage range refresh leads to rate cuts

4 May 2021 HSBC UK’s Voice ID prevents £249 million of attempted fraud

April

19 Apr 2021 HSBC UK confirms 95% mortgage guarantee scheme details

HSBC UK enhances its £125 current account switch offer with a tasty addition

15 Apr 2021 Farming sector needs changes and investments to meet green ambitions

March

24 Mar 2021 HSBC UK launches HSBC Kinetic

22 Mar 2021 HSBC UK Colchester branch gets a facelift

18 Mar 2021 HSBC UK cuts 20 mortgage rates and increases lending limits

11 Mar 2021 HSBC bank accounts for people without a fixed address now available in over 100 branches

10 Mar 2021 HSBC UK launches £15BN SME Fund to support British businesses

4 Mar 2021 HSBC UK cuts 15 mortgage rates and comments on Budget announcements

February

25 Feb 2021 HSBC UK to roll out HSBC@Home programme

19 Feb 2021 Accelerated onboarding helps HSBC UK hit broker milestone

Comment from HSBC UK’s Head of Intermediary Mortgages, Chris Pearson

HSBC UK updates mortgage rates and bonus payments

11 Feb 2021 School uniform provider goes green with HSBC UK

8 Feb 2021 HSBC UK £125 current account switching offer returns

5 Feb 2021 HSBC UK announces key retail banking appointment

4 Feb 2021 UK businesses look to overseas markets for growth in 2021

January

26 Jan 2021 HSBC UK cuts mortgage rates across the board by up to 0.40%

21 Jan 2021 Worth the gamble? HSBC UK increases gambling block feature to 72-hours

19 Jan 2021 Evolution of format the key to long-term branch future

12 Jan 2021 HSBC UK’s 90% LTV back on sale

11 Jan 2021 Lockdown learning: HSBC UK Supports financial literacy

New franchise numbers remained high through 2020

6 Jan 2021 HSBC UK re-introduces mortgages at 90% LTV

December

30 Dec 2020 Mobile phone cover confirmed as the insurance ‘must-have’

17 Dec 2020 UK firms expect focus on sustainability to deliver growth

1 Dec 2020 Brits More Likely to Reveal Salary Than Admit to Getting Scammed

UK businesses remain positive about international trade despite supply chain concerns

November

28 Nov 2020 HSBC UK customers able to save hundreds of pounds at Home And Away beyond Black Friday and lockdown into Christmas

23 Nov 2020 Remote control of wealth management helps sustainability drive saving a return trip to the South Pole

16 Nov 2020 HSBC UK creates new Black Friday campaign to protect customers from scams

5 Nov 2020 HSBC UK Teams up with BBC Children in Need to Boost Future Financial Literacy

4 Nov 2020 Becky Moffat appointed Head of Marketing for HSBC UK

3 Nov 2020 HSBC UK teams up with BBC children in need to help raise vital funds for children across the UK

October

28 Oct 2020 HSBC shares UK employee ethnic representation data

UK law firms recognise the need to innovate and change in response to COVID-19

20 Oct 2020 HSBC launches new additional ‘around the clock’ virtual healthcare support for life insurance customers

16 Oct 2020 British businesses spend big on online marketing as strategies change through COVID-19

13 Oct 2020 HSBC UK launches new voice-driven technology

12 Oct 2020 HSBC UK Supports Scheme to Help Raise Awareness of Hidden Disabilities

10 Oct 2020 HSBC UK’s Ian Tandy awarded MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020

8 Oct 2020 HSBC UK doubles availability of accounts to help homeless people get access to banking

5 Oct 2020 Lockdown provides opportunity for more people to consider future life goals

September

17 Sep 2020 HSBC UK re-introduces £125 Current Account switch offer

2 Sep 2020 HSBC UK updates on mortgage lending availability

August

12 Aug 2020 HSBC UK Student Account for 2020 intake launched

July

23 Jul 2020 HSBC UK help customers zoom towards home ownership

21 Jul 2020 UK businesses among the most impacted by COVID-19

8 Jul 2020 Financial advisers forecast increase in individual protection demand English PDF 305.26 KB

6 Jul 2020 HSBC UK introduces Apple Business Chat to customers

June

22 Jun 2020 HSBC UK boosts future financial fitness

12 Jun 2020 Mitchells & Butlers secures £100m CLBILS loan safeguarding 45,000 jobs

8 Jun 2020 Young doesn’t mean naive when it comes to managing money

HSBC UK offers digital cheque scanning for businesses to reduce trips to branches

Bolton pushchair manufacturer secures funding to protect future

Future of North East NHS ambulance service safeguarded with £1.6m in funding from HSBC UK

6 Jun 2020 Investing in a greener future: HSBC UK expands range of sustainable funds English PDF 299.39 KB

May

21 May 2020 HSBC UK cuts mortgage rates

Land Rover Defender specialist secures funding to safeguard business during coronavirus

Brits spend less in lockdown but half say savings would last only 2 months

14 May 2020 Stoke health supplement firm fulfils high demand during COVID-19 thanks to HSBC UK backing

6 May 2020 Burton-upon-Trent manufacturer secures additional support from HSBC UK

5 May 2020 Northampton shoe manufacturer secures support from HSBC UK

4 May 2020 HSBC UK launches Bounce Back Loans to support small businesses

Midlands safety equipment specialist get support from HSBC UK during COVID-19

1 May 2020 Welsh engineers begin manufacturing vital equipment amid coronavirus threat

Family-owed drinks bottling business launches production of hand sanitiser

April

29 Apr 2020 Telemarketing company poised to bounce back thanks to HSBC UK funding

24 Apr 2020 London drum supplier secures Covid-19 support from HSBC UK

23 Apr 2020 Digital cheque deposits on the rise as customers stay home English PDF 404.68 KB

Highland transport firm purchases new vessel with £13.5m funding

Fareham beauty salon gets support from HSBC UK during COVID-19

21 Apr 2020 South Wales business secures £226 million loan to support essential industries

HSBC UK aims to raise £2 million for The Big Night In Appeal

20 Apr 2020 Responding to Coronavirus: a message from HSBC UK’s Chief Executive

Doncaster security specialist set for growth with HSBC UK funding

17 Apr 2020 HSBC UK cuts mortgage rates and re-introduces trackers

HSBC UK extends support for problem gamblers by prohibiting gambling on credit cards English PDF 551.04 KB

South Yorkshire care provider increases pay with support from HSBC UK

16 Apr 2020 HSBC UK extends support for sole traders, partnerships and large businesses impacted by COVID-19

HSBC UK updates on branch plans for 2020

15 Apr 2020 HSBC UK broadens retirement advice offering with addition of FundsNetwork pension English PDF 296.20 KB

14 Apr 2020 Yorkshire based advanced healthcare business upgrades production line with HSBC UK backing

7 Apr 2020 Cornish farmers respond to Coronavirus threat with HSBC UK support English PDF 410.54 KB

3 Apr 2020 HSBC UK announces increase to existing overdraft buffer to £500 to help customers affected by COVID-19

2 Apr 2020 HSBC UK supports treasury announcement on Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme English PDF 269.52 KB

1 Apr 2020 HSBC UK announces additional relief for personal loan and credit card customers affected by COVID-19

Battersea Spanish school goes virtual with support from HSBC UK during COVID-19

March

25 Mar 2020 £1m Donation for net Coronavirus Appeal and Red Cross

23 Mar 2020 HSBC UK extends financial support for businesses dealing with COVID-19

20 Mar 2020 HSBC announces further rate reduction on variable rate mortgages

HSBC announces additional relief for customers affected by COVID-19

HSBC UK announces new measures to support British firms trading internationally

11 Mar 2020 Package of support announced for customers affected by COVID-19

9 Mar 2020 HSBC UK Birkenhead branch celebrates 175th anniversary English PDF 797.03 KB

HSBC UK Birkenhead branch celebrates 175th anniversary brochure English PDF 27.89 MB

HSBC UK’s VoiceID prevents £400m of attempted fraud

3 Mar 2020 HSBC UK appoints new Head of Agriculture to support customers

February

27 Feb 2020 HSBC UK strengthens Commercial Banking Team in Birmingham, Warwickshire and Coventry English PDF 218.90 KB

25 Feb 2020 HSBC UK announces branch network plans for 2020

13 Feb 2020 HSBC UK makes mortgage borrowing cheaper English PDF 312.63 KB

12 Feb 2020 Commercial cards make petty cash a thing of the past for British business

10 Feb 2020 HSBC UK Romford branch celebrates 100 years of serving the town English PDF 645.12 KB

7 Feb 2020 Ysgol Gynradd Aberteifi launches first HSBC UK Schoolbank in Wales

January

20 Jan 2020 HSBC UK for Intermediaries celebrates record year in the community English PDF 465.21 KB

December

23 Dec 2019 HSBC UK hits broker milestone English PDF 225.03 KB

5 Dec 2019 HSBC UK reveals the character traits putting the nation at risk of fraud English PDF 371.93 KB

4 Dec 2019 HSBC UK simplifies overdraft structure English PDF 395.40 KB

November

19 Nov 2019 HSBC UK Windsor branch reaches 100 years of serving the royal borough English PDF 628.34 KB

September

26 Sep 2019 HSBC UK boosts SME lending fund to £14 billion English PDF 131.20 KB

16 Sep 2019 HSBC UK introduces cash switching offers English PDF 386.28 KB

5 Sep 2019 HSBC UK mortgage changes help ‘zero hours’ contract workers get on the housing ladder English PDF 580.48 KB

4 Sep 2019 International students miss the sounds of home the most English PDF 372.18 KB

August

15 Aug 2019 HSBC UK refreshes mortgages rates English PDF 495.12 KB

HSBC UK Prestatyn branch celebrates 125th anniversary English PDF 606.53 KB

HSBC UK Prestatyn branch celebrates 125th anniversary brochure English PDF 21.59 MB

July

25 Jul 2019 HSBC UK refreshes mortgages rates English PDF 499.43 KB

12 Jul 2019 The challenges of first time buyers laid bare English PDF 147.37 KB

3 Jul 2019 HSBC UK launches green finance proposition to support UK businesses English PDF 491.25 KB

June

28 Jun 2019 HSBC UK provides support for survivors of human trafficking

26 Jun 2019 HSBC UK for Intermediaries hits broker landmark English PDF 366.24 KB

HSBC UK Branches raise £2000 for Royal British Legion English PDF 86.23 KB

24 Jun 2019 HSBC UK Preston branch celebrates 175th anniversary English PDF 416.32 KB

19 Jun 2019 New HSBC UK Student Account adds £100 cash offer English PDF 148.50 KB

12 Jun 2019 HSBC UK pilot of new, industry-first technology reduces ATM “cash-trapping” fraud losses by 50% English PDF 281.06 KB

10 Jun 2019 HSBC UK introduces untraceable sort code to protect victims of financial abuse

4 Jun 2019 HSBC UK to place money management capabilities at the heart of its mobile banking app English PDF 400.38 KB

May

21 May 2019 It’s not too late to spring clean your finances: HSBC UK launches switching offers English PDF 349.14 KB

20 May 2019 HSBC UK and British Cycling launch scheme to help children onto two wheels English PDF 410.80 KB

April

29 Apr 2019 Millions of HSBC UK current account customers offered free benefit English PDF 418.84 KB

18 Apr 2019 HSBC UK appoints interim head of mortgages and savings English PDF 58.28 KB

15 Apr 2019 Stay vigilant against fraud attacks HSBC UK urges farmers English PDF 401.48 KB

1 Apr 2019 Docklands School Children Enter the Dragon’s Den with HSBC UK English PDF 478.83 KB

HSBC UK’s VoiceID hits double landmark English PDF 271.49 KB

March

29 Mar 2019 End dates announced for HSBC UK current account switching offers English PDF 209.24 KB

January

15 Jan 2019 HSBC UK refreshes mortgages rates English PDF 450.44 KB

10 Jan 2019 HSBC UK introduces new interest rates of up to 2.00% AER/Gross on Fixed Rate Saver

8 Jan 2019 Global study: UK jumps six spots to third best place in the world for career-minded expats

2 Jan 2019 HSBC UK new year offers to help customers thrive

December

5 Dec 2018 First UK green loan for commercial development provided to King's Cross

4 Dec 2018 HSBC UK’s Tamworth branch celebrates 125th anniversary

Investing made easy: HSBC UK launches personalised online advice platform

November

26 Nov 2018 HSBC UK stages theft of TV personality Rachel Riley’s identity to warn of the dangers of digital fraud during the festive season English PDF 281.16 KB

6 Nov 2018 UK exporters risk missing out on China’s US$8 trillion import opportunity

2 Nov 2018 New green HSBC UK Birmingham HQ opens its doors

1 Nov 2018 UK businesses positive about international trade and taking steps to prepare for Brexit

October

24 Oct 2018 8 in 10 UK millennials not on top of their finances

2 Oct 2018 Traditional fairy tales reimagined to tackle financial literacy gap between boys and girls

September

19 Sep 2018 HSBC UK lending fund – committing £12 billion to support UK SMEs

14 Sep 2018 HSBC UK unleashes the luck of its lions in Birmingham

August

20 Aug 2018 HSBC UK fuels growth for Yorkshire generator manufacturer English PDF 133.65 KB

16 Aug 2018 HSBC announces changes to savings interest rates and SVR English PDF 347.28 KB

July

2 Jul 2018 HSBC completes ring-fencing six months ahead of legal deadline English PDF 264.29 KB

June

23 Jun 2018 HSBC UK launches strongest current account for students with more apprentices than ever eligible English PDF 152.81 KB

14 Jun 2018 HSBC UK aims to improve nation’s bank-life balance English PDF 189.53 KB

11 Jun 2018 HSBC UK makes changes to help people buy their first home and cuts mortgage rates English PDF 257.35 KB

May

9 May 2018 HSBC UK launches connected money app English PDF 309.25 KB

April

18 Apr 2018 Chinese students in UK can pay tuition fees directly by WeChat - HSBC English PDF 80.40 KB

HSBC UK refreshes its premium offering to give greater flexibility for customers and their families English PDF 218.64 KB

10 Apr 2018 UK firms shrug off Brexit uncertainty, see strong international growth ahead

March

26 Mar 2018 HSBC introduces range of 95% LTV mortgages available through brokers English PDF 148.97 KB

15 Mar 2018 UK Gender Pay Gap English PDF 589.04 KB

6 Mar 2018 HSBC Dudley celebrates 125th anniversary English PDF 462.08 KB

February

28 Feb 2018 UK homeowner finances more resilient than those in other countries new bank study finds English PDF 372.81 KB

26 Feb 2018 Expats feel at home in UK cities English PDF 156.66 KB

13 Feb 2018 One in seven young brits would buy a home with a stranger – particularly if they’re a pet-loving doctor – to get their foot on the property ladder, new HSBC study reveals English PDF 142.42 KB

January

31 Jan 2018 HSBC UK lowers rates on higher LTV mortgages English PDF 217.91 KB

22 Jan 2018 HSBC mortgages now available through St. James’s Place advisers English PDF 206.77 KB

18 Jan 2018 HSBC launches £100m emergency fund for small business suppliers of Carillion English PDF 172.41 KB

Your full supply chain is just a click away

13 October 2021

HSBC’s Serai technology platform enables companies to have greater visibility of their supply chains.

Why COP26 is the world’s make-or-break climate moment

11 October 2021

The summit needs to accelerate global climate policies, says HSBC’s Wai-Shin Chan.

New forms of digital money could spur growth

20 September 2021

Central Bank Digital Currencies have the potential to make payments cheaper, says our Group CEO.

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