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Dedicated banking to support your business goals

Our range of accounts target the individual needs of your business.

Business Account for Switchers

We're committed to helping British businesses achieve their potential. That's why we make it easy for you to join us and get the tailored support you need. Switching to us now takes just seven working days.

Find out more about our Business Account for Switchers

What you'll need to open an account

We have worked with other providers of UK business banking accounts to help you prepare by agreeing a basic set of information that we’ll need from you. This guide applies to businesses that have a turnover of less than £6.5 million per annum.

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School Bank Account

  • Free day-to-day banking*.
  • Monthly interest paid on current accounts.
  • Internet Banking with options for multi-person authorisation.
  • A range of deposit accounts available for surplus funds.
  • No charges for returning cheques recalled by the payer’s bank.
  • Optional cash collection by one of a selection of security companies.
  • An optional deferred checking service, helping to avoid delays at branch counters.

Find out more our School Bank Account

Credit Union Account

  • Free banking* on all sterling account transactions.
  • Cash deposits credited the same day with immediate access to all cleared funds.    
  • Cheque and paying-in books available with one or more signatories.
  • Monthly statements on all your accounts.

Find out morethe Credit Union Account

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Business Extra Tariff

  • Make transactions online or in-branch.
  • No minimum or maximum deposit.
  • Instant access.
  • Free mobile banking.
  • Flexible for unpredicted cashflow and transactions.
  • Chequebook facility.

Find out more about Business Extra Tariff

Electronic Business Tariff

  • Free electronic transactions.
  • Free mobile banking.
  • No minimum or maximum deposit.
  • Instant access.
  • Flexible for unpredicted cashflow and transactions.
  • Chequebook facility.

Find out more about the Electronic Business Tariff

Tariff calculator

We will give you a detailed comparison of what your banking rates would be under each of our tariffs – Business Extra Tariff, Electronic Business Tariff and Commercial Tariff.

Find out moreabout our tariff calculator

Business Banking Insight

See how our Business Banking products and support services are rated by UK businesses in an independent survey, and compare them against other banks and lenders. Find out more at:

Business Banking Insight

Financial Services Compensation Scheme

Your money is protected by the FSCS logo

Due to FSCS eligibility criteria not all business customers will be covered

Independent service quality survey results

Business Current Accounts

Published August 2019

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.


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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