Kick-start your new business with Moneyfacts’ Business Start-Up Bank of the Year. When you become a Barclays Business Banking customer, you’ll get access to business expertise and useful tools to help you get your business off to the best start.
Get your business off the ground with free banking for the first 12 months1. Afterwards, your account will switch to one of two price plans that best reflects how you make and receive payments. Thus the longer you stay with Barclays, the more of your bank charges you’ll get back, with their monthly Loyalty Reward. The Business Current Account Price Plan Charges document has more information about their Loyalty Reward.
Let Barclays contact you – after your company incorporation process, we’ll send them your contact details securely. Barclays will then contact you within one working day, to arrange the next steps for opening your business bank account.
If your business has up to £400K annual turnover, the Barclays Business Direct teams will help support your business and ambitions for growth. Small, regionally-aligned teams who understand your business are ready to act when you’re planning the next steps – such as trading abroad, managing cash flow, or borrowing to fund growth. Larger businesses are supported by their network of Relationship Managers.
Save time and simplify your admin with SmartBusiness Dashboard. It brings together key information from your business banking accounts and apps that you use to run your business. With everything in one place, it’s easier to monitor performance and spot opportunities.
When you start thinking international, your Barclays team is on hand to help when you take your first steps in trading abroad. Whether you’ll be taking or making foreign currency payments, or dealing with customers abroad, Barclays has the tools and services to help you grow your business overseas. All backed with the expertise of their team of International Managers and local experts2.
Keep on top of your money, whether you’re in the office or on the move, with a range of banking services:
Day-to-day banking when it suits you – in the office, on your way to a meeting, or anywhere in the world. As well as easy everyday banking, you’ll find lots of additional features to help make running your business smoother. Barclays Online Banking is convenient and secure.
Manage your finances on the move from your smartphone or tablet. Add a new payee, make payments, change regular payments, check your balance, pay in cheques and more. It’s simple and secure3.
A 24/7 automated service to check your balance, regular payments or latest transactions and make transfers.
For the personal touch – Barclays has an efficient business counter service for all your banking needs.
No more queues – pay in cheques without visiting a branch, with the Barclays Mobile Banking app4. Just take a photo of the cheque with your smartphone’s camera and submit it through the app. It clears faster too – usually by 23:59 the next weekday. Business Banking customers can pay in up to 20 cheques through their app every 7 days.
Barclays Collect brings your bank to you5. It’s the secure way to deposit cash, coins and cheques – freeing you up to concentrate on your business.
A collection takes just moments out of your busy day. Say goodbye to parking and petrol costs. Save your staff the stress of carrying large sums of money to your branch. And if it’s collected by 3pm, it’ll be in your account the next day (the following day if it’s collected later). Book your collection slot through Online Banking. There’s no monthly fee – just pay for Barclays Collect when you need it.
Store copies of all your important documents safely and securely in Barclays cloud, for back up and access on the go6.
S et up Text Alerts to stay in control of your money and help prevent fraud7.
Join thousands of small businesses that use Pingit to send and receive payments. It’s a secure and fast way for customers to pay you, just using their smartphones8 – all you need is a Barclays Business account and a UK-registered mobile number.
Barclays Bank UK PLC. Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (Financial Services Register No. 759676). Registered in England. Registered No. 9740322. Registered Office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.
For more details, visit HERE or speak to a Barclays Business Manager in branch.
Visit Barclays.co.uk for more information on price plans.
If you pay in a Barclays cheque using Barclays Mobile Banking, you’ll see the payment on your account almost instantly. But the money won’t be available until it’s cleared and appears in your available balance, which will happen by 23:59 the next weekday (Monday to Friday except bank holidays) when you pay in the cheque before 16:00 the weekday before.