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Finding the right account for your business

We’ve been helping Scottish businesses since we were founded over 300 years ago. Today, we combine leading technology with reliable and flexible banking for businesses of all types.

Whatever your ambitions, we’re here to help you thrive.

Select what describes you best

Small businesses and start-ups

  • Your estimated turnover for the next 12 months is under £3 million.
  • You may need lending up to £250,000.
Accounts for small businesses

Larger businesses

  • Your estimated turnover for the next 12 months is over £3 million.
  • You may need lending over £250,000 and access to a broader range of products.
Accounts for larger businesses

Schools and community groups

For schools, credit unions, clubs, societies or charities

School and community accounts

Professional practices

For solicitors, accountants, insurance brokers, and estate and managing agents who need to hold client money

Client accounts

Accounting software

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Resources

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Independent service quality survey results

Business current accounts

 

Published February 2022

As part of a regulatory requirement, an independent survey was conducted to ask approximately 1,200 customers of each of the 14 largest business current account providers if they would recommend their provider to other small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs*). The results represent the view of customers who took part in the survey.

Overall service quality

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

Ranking

Independent overall service quality survey results for 1st place Starling Bank 86%
Independent overall service quality survey results for 2nd place HandelsBanken 75%
Independent overall service quality survey results for 3rd place Metro Bank 68%
Independent overall service quality survey results for 4th place Santander 61%
Independent overall service quality survey results for 5th Barclays Bank 58%
Independent overall service quality survey results for 8th equal place Bank of Scotland 53%

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.

*SMEs include businesses, clubs, charities and societies with an annual turnover of up to £25m (exclusive of VAT and other turnover-related taxes).