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Shawbrook Bank makes its debut

Whiteaway Laidlaw Bank relaunches as Shawbrook Bank today.

The lender, headed by David Johnson and Philip George, will operate as a savings and lending bank and channel all its loans through intermediaries.

Link Loans and the lending platform of Commercial First became part of the bank in 2011.

Shawbrook will offer commercial loans for business customers plus savings accounts, secured loans and home improvement loans.


US: mid-year review and outlook

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