for a flexible overdraft

New business accounts

Get your business off to the best possible start with our simple current account.

18 months’ free day-to-day business banking¥ for new businesses.

Simple pricing and free electronic payments.

Dedicated support from our UK-based business management team.

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Switch to us

We'll take the hassle out of moving your business bank account.

Simple pricing and free electronic payments, 6 months’ free day-to-day business banking¥ when you switch and a guaranteed switch in 7 working days, from when your account is opened using the Current Account Switch Service (CASS).

Find out moreabout switching your bank account to us.
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Business Current Account

Tailor the tools and support you need for your business

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Deposit cheques on the go

Pay in cheques up to £500 using the mobile app.

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International Trade Portal

A powerful insight platform, with practical support that helps you trade internationally with your chosen market.

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Business mobile app

Our mobile banking app is a great way to securely access and manage your business accounts on the move. Get the app here.

Find out moreabout our business mobile app.

Compare our Business Banking products and services

See how our products and support services are rated by UK businesses in an independent survey:
Business Banking Insight

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Independent service quality survey results

Business current accounts

 

Published August 2018

As part of a regulatory requirement, an independent survey was conducted to ask customers of the 14 largest business current account providers if they would recommend their provider to other small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Overall service quality

We asked customers how likely they would be to recommend their business current account provider to other SMEs.

Ranking
Handelsbanken 84%
Metro Bank 73%
Santander 66%
Barclays 62%
Lloyds Bank 61%
Bank of Scotland 54%

View the full set of results

The requirement to publish the Financial Conduct Authority Service Quality Information for Business current accounts can be found here.

ANY PROPERTY GIVEN AS SECURITY, WHICH MAY INCLUDE YOUR HOME, MAY BE REPOSSESSED IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON YOUR MORTGAGE OR OTHER DEBTS SECURED ON IT.

All lending is subject to a satisfactory credit assessment and we will need your permission to carry out a credit check on you and your business.

You should not apply for an amount that you cannot comfortably afford to repay now and in the future to avoid the possibility of legal action.

*Applicable for existing customers of 6 months or more: instant online decisions available on overdrafts and loans up to £10k,  and instant decisions available on overdrafts, loans and cards up to £25k through telephone banking.

¥Free day-to-day business banking includes electronic payments, cheques, cash, deposits and withdrawals. All we ask is that you operate your account in credit or within agreed limits. Free electronic payments include Direct Debits, Standing Orders, Debit Card Transactions, Bank of Scotland/Other Bank ATM Withdrawals, Internet/PhoneBank Debits/Credits, Faster Payment Debits/Credits, Internet Bulk Payments and Automated Credits.