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Our purpose

Our purpose is to support the ambitions of the people and businesses of the UK by delivering specialist financial services.

Nigel Terrington
Chief Executive

Our purpose provides the foundation for everything we do and, together with our strategy and values, it guides how we engage with customers, colleagues and other stakeholders.

Our purpose

Purpose in action

Today, we help more than 400,000 customers, with a mix of expert knowledge, first class service and deep relationships.

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Helping landlords to invest in and build valuable businesses that deliver flexibility for those who chose to rent their home.

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Supporting property developers to turn unused sites into new housing and address the UK’s housing shortage.

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Lending to enterprises across a range of business sectors to help fuel economic growth.

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Offering savers a range of safe, simple and straightforward savings accounts to help them reach their goals.

We’re a specialist bank. We’re different from the rest, operating in selective markets and focused on being experts in our areas

Purpose in action

Three customers share their experience of working with Paragon, explaining how our specialist expertise has helped them to develop and grow their business.

UWE Houses

“It was really important that we had a mortgage provider who understood us so that, with their help, we grew as amateur landlords into professional landlords.”

Fiona, UWE houses

Welfare 4 Hire

“In the fast-moving world of construction, we need a partner that can move as fast as us and that’s what Paragon has been able to do for us in the past and that’s what I know they can do for us in the future.”

Mel, Welfare 4 Hire

Elevate Property Group

“Paragon has been great in understanding our purpose and assisting in our growth, providing funding to maintain our momentum and the growth of our company and to allow the development of specialist sites simultaneously.”

David, Elevate Property Group

Of course, it’s also about the people … helping our employees to achieve their potential and providing opportunities to shine

Working at Paragon

Whether you’re just starting out or getting ready to take your career to the next level, we have a range of opportunities in a variety to different fields.