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Welcome...to Advance Union your informed voice at work

Advance represent members in Geoban UK,  Santander UK and other related companies.  We are passionate about improving the working lives of the members within our community by being their informed voice at work.

Who are Advance?

Advance are an independent trade union, affiliated to the TUC, that operates exclusively in Santander UK, the UK Global Businesses and Geoban. We have a  meeting framework that ensures Advance are regularly consulted across the business on both national and local matters. The more members Advance has, the more effectively it can represent everyone's views and make every division a better place to work.
Advance also provide an unique fully confidential and independent helpline for members only to help with any issue in connection with thier employment, a team of very experienced and fully acredited officials should you ever need assistance along with local representives in your division who are keen to hear your views.

Advance Recognition

Advance are recognised as the bargaining group for all Santander UK & Geoban UK employees, except those based at Carlton Park & Bootle or employed in the branch Network on A&L terms. We are also recognised by some smaller Santander related companies. If you are not sure who your recognised trade union is you can check your contract of employment
Santander UK, and Geoban encourage you to join the union that represents you.

Advance Membership

Advance also opens up a world of exclusive members benefits, exclusive products and services as well as being able to take part in the monthly Advance lottery....so register and join online now!


You make Santander the
success that it is – you
deserve recognition
and reward for this!
Linda Rolph General Secretary



We have lots of helpsheets for our members to review and read to help with situations they mind find occur whilst at work.  You will need to be a member and logged into our website in order to view these.  Click here to go to our helpsheet pages.


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