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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, through our safe, secure Online Banking and our award-winning app1.

You can make payments at home and abroad, arrange cash collections, apply for borrowing and much more – wherever you are, 24 hours a day.

When you want support to grow your business, we’ll put an expert team around you. We offer more than local knowledge, sector expertise and connections to specialists. With experts in cashflow, international expansion, payments and more, our teams will help you fuel growth and navigate your business Moneyverse.

Why move your business account to us?

Our UK-based Business Direct team2 offers a wide range of guidance and support, from shaping your strategy and growth plan to managing your cashflow. For your day-to-day banking, our Everyday Banking team is here to help.

You'll also enjoy free invoicing and accounting software from FreshBooks3to log, track and manage your invoices and expenses. As you adapt to change and respond to opportunities, we can help connect you with specialist support to help you succeed.

Cashflow and lending

As you start expanding, we can help you manage the influx of cash and access to money when you need it. We’ll guide you through overdrafts, lending and credit cards, to solutions such as asset and invoice finance with our partners. All lending is subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history.

Hear how we helped Kaspa’s

International expansion

As you establish your business presence in new countries around the globe, we can help you thrive in new markets. With international payments and currency accounts, free insights into local markets and cost savings with exclusive discounts, we’ll get you the support you need to expand your business overseas.



As your sales increase, Barclaycard can make it easy for you to sell and your customers to buy. Face-to-face, online, and over the phone, there’s a range of payment solutions that could help you improve customer experience and increase sales.

Other opportunities for growth

As your business adapts and grows, make it a success with help from our specialist teams – like our high growth and entrepreneur experts. We can help you look at alternative ways to fuel growth, supporting you with acquisition, vertical integration and investments, or connecting you to different perspectives through our initiatives, webinars and events.

We’re ready to back you and your business

New to Barclays?

You can apply for a new business bank account through the Barclays app4 if you’ve been trading for less than 12 months and you’re a sole trader, or the director of a limited company with no other directors or shareholders. 

Price plans


To open a new business current account or switch your business account to us, you’ll need to meet these criteria.

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have the right to live in the UK permanently
  • Provide at least 12 months’ UK address history

This account is suitable for most businesses that have a turnover of up to £6.5m. We have specific criteria for businesses in certain sectors, such as agriculture, social housing and some others. Please call us on 0800 515 4625 to clarify whether this account is right for your business.

Switch to us

We recommend a full switch if you’re ready to close your existing business account. You may prefer a partial switch if you’re not ready to close your existing account.

You’ll need

  • Your address history for the past three years
  • Business details, such as your registration number, address and the date of incorporation if your business is a limited company
  • Your personal details
  • Details of financial arrangements, such as mortgages, loans and credit cards

Participating providers of UK business bank accounts have agreed to a basic set of information they will need from you to set up your UK business current account. Find out what you’ll need to provide using the simple business banking checklist from UK Finance, the UK’s leading trade association for financial services.

We'll take care of your bank account switch

Call 0800 515 462 6 if you run a smaller business, charity or trust and want to switch your account to us.

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