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The only union dedicated to staff in Santander UK. We are an independent trade union, part of the TUC (Trade Union Congress) and represent members in all divisions of Santander UK including Every Day banking, Corporate and Commercial Banking, Head Office sites and all other business areas.

The union dedicated to staff in Santander UK. 

  • We’re an independent trade union representing people in all divisions of Santander UK.
  • Our helpline team can advise you on work-related issues, and offer guidance and information. 
  • We can represent you at meetings if needed. 
  • Membership costs £6.70 a month.
Main Trades
Banking, finance and insurance
Banks and building societies
Financial services (accountancy, auditors, insurance, etc)
Male 1,563 | Female 3,545 | Other: 331 | Total: 5,439
Employers represented include:

All staff employed in Santander and Santander businesses in the UK

General secretary
Linda Rolph
Cost of membership

We currently charge £6.70 per month.

Membership benefits
  • Advance has a dedicated helpline team who are available Monday – Friday (9am – 5pm). Our trained helpline team can give you advice on work related issues, or information you may need.
  • We are the only union where our members can talk directly to the General Secretary.
  • We publish a regular magazine throughout the year which gives you valuable information on plans and priorities of the business and how this affects you.
  • We issue regular communications via email and our website throughout the year.
  • From time to time many people need help at work, for example, they are required to attend Disciplinary or Performance hearings. We can provide representation at any such meetings.
  • All of our team are fully accredited representatives with many years of experience.
  • Our website includes links to useful information. Most of this information is only available to members, including details of benefits that you can use to offset your monthly subscription such as our travel club, offering savings on most holiday deals that beat internet and high street prices.

16/17 High Street,


HP23 5AH

01442 891122
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