We’re ready to back you and your business

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Barclays Business current accounts offer Banking tailored to your business. It is simple, intuitive banking that puts you in charge of your finances when you are starting out.

Why choose Barclays?

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Kick-start your business with free banking for 12 months, with expert advice on hand when you need it in those vital early months.

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Monthly Loyalty Reward- The longer you stay with us, the more of your bank charges we’ll give back to you each month.

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Simple price plans - When your free banking period ends, we‘ll keep your account on the best deal, with two Price Plans that reflect how you make and receive payments.

Business Startup Bank of the year, 2018.
Banking Logo. £50 Cashback Including 18 months
FREE day to day banking
Banking Logo. £50 Cashback When you open a
Worldpay merchant account
Get a free domain with every Company Formation Package.

Other services that may interest you

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SmartBusiness Dashboard and apps

Your business on one page. See your most important business and banking information at a glance - free with SmartBusiness Dashboard.

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Business borrowing

Borrowing for all businesses. Whether your business is expanding or still yet to get off the ground, we can help you plan for future success.

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Doing business abroad

We’ll help you expand overseas. Whether you’re importing or exporting, starting out or expanding further, we have the tools and services to help your business grow.

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Foreign currency account

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

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Help protect your business from fraud

Learn about scams the target businesses. Find out how we help to protect your business and see what you can do yourself to stay digitally safe.

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High Growth & Entrepreneurs

Energise your ambition. From ideas to IPO, we’ll be with you at every step of your journey - helping you bring your vision to life.

How Barclays gets your details and what happens next

  1. Once you have completed your incorporation, 1st Formations will automatically send your details via a secure link to Barclays.
  2. Within 48 hours (working days) of receiving your details, Barclays will call you to arrange a time convenient for you to meet your Barclays Business Manager and open your account. Account openings are subject to approval.

Terms & Conditions

    Sorry, but if you are not resident in the UK, we cannot offer you a bank account under this scheme.

  1. You must have a Barclays current account and be aged 16 or over to use Barclays Mobile Banking. You will need to register and link your UK mobile number with your Barclays current account. Compatible phone, operating system and internet access (fees may apply) required.
  2. You must have a UK current account and be aged 16 or over to use Barclays Pingit. Business customers on certain tariffs will be charged for transactions.
  3. 1st Formations and Barclays have entered into a referral arrangement whereby a fee will be paid by Barclays to 1st Formations on the successful opening of a Barclays Business Account.