Business accounts for established businesses

Surrounding you with a team of experts

When you want support to grow your business, we’ll provide an expert team tailored to your needs. Fuel your growth with local knowledge, sector expertise and connections to specialists in cashflow, international expansion, payments and more.


More than just a business bank account

Gain an edge over your competitors with access to a team of expert Business Managers. They’ll act as a trusted partners as you manage, sustain and grow your business. Whatever your plans, they’ll suggest products and services to help you succeed.

If your business has an annual turnover of more than £400,000, you can request a callback to apply for a business account. 

Have you been trading for less than 12 months?

Discover the support that we offer to startups and newly established businesses, and apply for a business bank account.

Supporting your business, every step of the way

Over 300 years of expertise

Benefit from our experience, knowledge and services that cover most industry sectors.

Barclaycard payment solutions

Take payments in a way that suits you.

Whether you do business in person, online or in an app, Barclaycard makes it easy for you to sell and your customers to buy.

24-hour fraud protection 

Enjoy peace of mind, knowing your finances are safe. We protect your money every second of the day.

Supporting women in business

We’re inspired by the UK’s female entrepreneurs, who overcome many additional barriers and challenges, on top of the high demands of running their businesses day-to-day.

That’s why we’re committed to offering meaningful, ongoing support and investment to empower women in business. See how we could help with female entrepreneurial networks, events, mentorship, education and skill building.  

Support for businesswomen

Get more rewards for banking with us

Our partnerships let you access extra services and more support.

Explore our business marketplace to see what else our approved partners can offer you, including exclusive discounts, payments services, workplace pensions and more.

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Apply for a business account in our app

Both new and existing customers can apply for a business bank account in our app.

If you don’t already have the app, you’ll need to register for the app first – you must be 18 or over and a UK resident. 

Apply for a business account online

Whether you’re a new customer or already bank with us, we’ll need some basic information from you when you apply.

Find out what information we’ll need using this business banking checklist from UK Finance, the UK’s leading trade association for financial services. 

Have you been asked to use Barclays Verify?

Find out how to verify your identity with the our app.

Annual turnover of more than £400,000?

If your business has a turnover of more than £400,000 per year, you can request a callback to apply for a business account over the phone.

Switch to us

The Current Account Switch Service lets you move your account from your bank or building society to us in a simple, reliable and hassle-free way.

Choose a full switch if you’re ready to close your existing business account, or a partial switch if you’re not.

You’ll need:

  • Your address history for the last three years
  • Your business details, like your registration number, trading address and date of incorporation (if your business is a limited company)
  • Your personal details
  • Details of your financial arrangements, like mortgages, loans and credit cards.

Price plans

Free digital banking for 12 months

Enjoy no monthly account fees for the first 12 months(1), then pay £8.50 each month after that with one simple tariff. Businesses with existing Barclays business current accounts aren't eligible for this offer.



Per month (first 12 months)

Businesses with existing Barclays business current accounts aren't eligible for this offer.


Per month (after 12 months)


Standard transactions



Simple electronic payments including Faster Payments, Direct Debits and standing orders


Debit card payments


Cash out – ATM/Post Office/self-service device


Cash in – Post Office/Barclays Collect/self-service device

Additional Barclays Collect charges may apply.

60p per £100

Cheques in – Barclays app/self-service device 

60p each

Cheques out

60p each

For more details on transaction fees and tariffs, including transactions made at the branch counter, visit our rates and charges page

More reasons to choose us

High growth and entrepreneurs

Rapid growth brings challenges, thick and fast. That’s why we connect high-growth businesses and entrepreneurs with our broad network featuring expert relationship teams, routes to finance, practical tools, inspiration and more.

Our innovative approach means you don’t just bank with us – you bank on your future.

Doing business abroad

We’ll help you reach opportunities overseas – whether you’re importing or exporting, just starting out or expanding further.

Our International Managers are here to support you with insights and guidance. You can also take advantage of our tools, discounts and simplify overseas trading with international payment solutions and foreign currency accounts.

Net Zero Specialists supporting your journey towardsnet zero

Our Net Zero Specialists can help you to explore the options available on your transition journey towards net zero, working with you to assess your current level of progress and providing tailored next steps and resources.

Important information

  1. Businesses with existing Barclays business current accounts aren't eligible for this offer. There are no monthly account fees for the first 12 months, after that you’ll pay £8.50 per month. Transaction charges apply. See a full list of transaction charges, [PDF, 376KB](Return to reference)