Meet The Sponsors: Santander Operations
Santander UK is a leading financial services provider in the UK offering a wide range of personal and commercial financial products and services. It has brought real competition to the UK, through innovative products for retail customers. The bank serves around 14 million active customers and operates through over 800 branches. As well as supporting our customers, we also aim to help 1 million people over the next five years, through our Discovery Project. It supports skills, knowledge and innovation projects through three areas:
- Explorer - to help people learn about the world around them
- Transformer - to guide people through work-focused support and training
- Change-maker - to support community projects and fund innovations that help society
This programme has created a 3 year partnership with Age UK and Barnardo’s and contains the Santander Foundation, which provides charitable grants and matched funding for employee fundraising.
Tim Woods, Director of Customer Contact, Collections & Remediation at Santander, added: “It’s a joy to be part of these awards, sponsoring the Inspirational Leader category. “There’s a great deal of skill and expertise in the North East contact centre industry, and every single shortlistee should be thrilled to be singled out amongst such a great pool of talent.”