HSBC: British business 'bullish' on growth despite supply chain disruption and Covid-19

Business leaders are confident about both domestic and international growth, despite supply chain disruption and the lingering threat of Covid-19, according to new research from HSBC.

Published 23 November 2021

HSBC backs Scottish distillery's world-first climate-positive gin

A sustainable Scottish distillery has secured £2.6 million from HSBC UK to support the building of its new visitor centre, creating around 30 new jobs in the Angus area.

Published 2 November 2021

HSBC sees profits soar to $8.4bn

HSBC has seen its profits after tax rise by $5.3 billion to $8.4bn in the first half of 2021.

Published 3 August 2021

HSBC pilots 'Zoom-free' Friday to tackle WFH fatigue

HSBC is trialling Zoom-free Friday afternoons for some of its staff in an attempt to tackle working from home fatigue and burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 10 May 2021

Perthshire produce farm Stewarts of Tayside secures six-figure HSBC UK funding

Scottish family-run fresh produce, farming and haulage business Stewarts of Tayside has invested in new machinery to significantly boost the scale and quality of its production, following six-figure backing from HSBC UK.

Published 26 April 2021

HSBC to downsize office space by 40%

HSBC is set to cut its office space by nearly half over the next few years in anticipation of the long-term workplace changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 24 February 2021

HSBC CFO Ewen Stevenson to donate first year of pay increase to charity

Ewen Stevenson, the chief financial officer of HSBC will donate the first year of his pay increase to charity, according to the bank's annual results. 

Published 23 February 2021

HSBC announces 82 UK branch closures

HSBC has announced that will close 82 branches in the UK this year as the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates the move away from in-person banking and towards digital methods.

Published 20 January 2021

HSBC threatens to close accounts of customers who refuse to wear masks in bank branches

HSBC has warned that it could close accounts for customers who refuse to wear masks in its bank branches.

Published 14 January 2021

HSBC to reintroduce low-deposit mortgages

First time buyers in the UK will be boosted by the reintroduction of HSBC's 10% deposit mortgages this week.

Published 11 January 2021

Scotland's first gluten free oat plans launched with £2m investment

Two north-east families have invested £2 million to launch Scotland’s first dedicated gluten free oat plant in Aberdeenshire.

Published 22 December 2020

Meallmore Ltd secures £41m funding package from HSBC

Inverness-based Meallmore Ltd has secured a £41 million funding package from HSBC.

Published 15 December 2020

University of Edinburgh invests £5m in green projects after joining HSBC programme

The University of Edinburgh has invested £5 million in green projects after becoming the first university in the UK to sign up to HSBC’s new green deposits programme.

Published 27 November 2020

HSBC plans charges for current accounts as banks anticipate negative rates

HSBC has indicated that it could charge for some current accounts as the banking industry anticipates the introduction of negative interest rates. 

Published 28 October 2020

Coffeepots secures £600,000 funding from HSBC

Coffeepots, a Costa Coffee franchise in Cumbernauld, is resuming plans to build the town's first drive-through coffee shop after securing a £600,000 financing facility from HSBC.

Published 14 October 2020