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Business Banking

More than just a bank account

Our business bank accounts are designed to simplify everyday banking and make managing your money easier – even from home. Plus, our business banking experts are on hand to help.

We know the coronavirus situation is a worry right now, and we’re committed to supporting you and your business through this difficult time.

We’re receiving lots of business current account applications at the moment, so it’s taking us up to six weeks to process them. With that in mind, please only apply if it can’t wait, so we can focus on the businesses that need us most.

Thanks for your patience and understanding while we try to help everyone as quickly as possible.

Guidance for personal customers running businesses

Whilst personal current accounts should not be used for business purposes, we understand that a number of smaller businesses may have been using their personal accounts for business trade. If your business qualifies for a Bounce Back Loan and you’ve been using a personal account until now, you can find out more about our Barclays Business current accounts here. Alternatively, you can call the New Customer Team on 0800 515 46231 to discuss creating a business relationship.

There are a range of other high street banks who are also offering the BBLS to business customers.

For businesses of all shapes and sizes

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Start-up business account

Banking that lets you spend more time on your business

Starting a business means there’s more to think about than managing your bank account, so we give you the online tools and expertise to help you grow.

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Business account for turnover up to £400k

Easy everyday banking for established businesses

Our straightforward banking frees up your time so you can concentrate on your business – with online tools and business banking experts to help it grow.

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Business account for £400k-£6.5m turnover

Dedicated support for established businesses

Switching your business account is easy to do and you’ll get your own Relationship Manager to back you and your business.

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Community Account

Convenient, simple banking for small not-for-profit organisations

Free, everyday banking for small not-for-profit organisations – smart, sensible support that gives you the freedom to put your resources back into helping and supporting your community.

Why choose Barclays?

Everyday banking from home 

Manage your business account with Online Banking and the Barclays app2 - they’re simple, secure and accessible 24/7. From making payments to creating digital invoices, it’s easy to do business from home3.

Business banking experts on hand when you need them

You know your business – we know business banking. Our business managers are always here to support you, give you guidance and help bring your business ambitions to life.

Facing the future together

When it comes to planning your next steps, our specialist support is here to help you succeed. We offer plenty of funding options to help manage cashflow or fund growth, while our accredited International Team can help you trade abroad. Loans are subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history.

Banking that suits you

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Business banking from home

Here's how to help keep your company’s finances running smoothly online and with our app – including making payments and transfers, managing standing orders and Direct Debits, and keeping an eye on your cashflow from home.

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The Barclays app

Use our app to run your accounts from the palm of your hand. Do your everyday banking, manage your accounts and send invoices from home – it’s safe and simple to use.

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Online Banking

Online Banking lets you take care of your daily banking, without heading into the office. You’ll find all of your important documents there, too.

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Barclays Invoicing

You can send, track and reconcile invoices for free using our app. See what’s been paid and when, send reminders for overdue payments and get notified when an invoice has been settled.

Our services for your business

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Foreign currency account

What we can offer to you

Reduce your exposure to exchange-rate fluctuations and simplify international payments, whether you’re importing or exporting.

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International business payments

Send and receive money from around the world – it’s quick, secure and simple to do online.

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Taking card payments from home

We’ll help you accept payments from home, including online, by phone or by post. There’s also Barclaycard Anywhere, which lets you take payments simply by connecting a card machine to your smartphone or tablet4.

Get a free quote – call 0800 046 680. If you already take payments with Barclaycard and need support, call us on 0800 151 0418 instead5.

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Business insurance

Protect your business with cover from Allianz

We work with Allianz, one of the UK's leading insurance providers. Choose a specialist package or design your own cover.

Compare our business products with products offered by other providers6 – just visit Swoop. You can find out more about the government’s Bank Referral Scheme, including eligibility information.