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Business account for £400k-£6.5m turnover

A team of experts around you

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

Our safe, secure Online Banking and our award-winning app1 make everyday banking simple, so you can spend less time managing money and more time focused on your business. Make payments at home and abroad, arrange cash collections, apply for borrowing and much more – wherever you are, 24 hours a day.

We’re committed to offering meaningful and ongoing support to help empower women in business, and have signed up to the Investing in Women Code.

Why move your business account to us?

If your annual turnover is more than £400k, you’ll have access to a team of Business Managers whose business banking expertise could help you gain an edge over competitors. They’ll act as a trusted partner to your business as you manage, sustain and grow it.

They’ll suggest products and services to help you succeed, whatever your plans – bringing you expert support in areas such as these.

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.

Payments

 

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.

Price plans

How to apply for a business account

When you apply, you’ll need to give us

  • Your residential addresses for the past three years
  • Your business address
  • Details of your other financial arrangements, such as mortgages, credit cards, or store cards
  • Business registration details, including date of incorporation if your business is a limited company

Applying for a start-up account

If you’ve been trading for less than 12 months and are new to Barclays, you can apply for a start-up account in our app. If you already have an account with us, you can apply for a start-up account online.3

Switching from another provider

The free Current Account Switch Service lets you move your account from your bank or building society to us in seven working days. We recommend a full switch if you’re ready to close your existing business account – if you’re not ready yet, a partial switch might suit you. The full switch option is backed by the Current Account Switch Guarantee 4(PDF, 40KB). Our Current Account Switch Service page has more information.

To switch, you’ll need to give us some basic information, and show us some documents. UK Finance has a guide to what we need.

If you’ve been trading for more than a year, and you turned over more than £400k in the last 12 months, our Business Development Managers can help you switch. Request a call back and we’ll aim to contact you within one working day.

Alternatively, you can email us at newcustomerbb@barclays.com or call us on 0800 515 462

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