Barclays Business Bank Account

Barclays’ Business current account offers you more than just a bank account. We make sure you have all the tools you need to run your business effectively so you can spend more time on the things that matter most:

Why choose Barclays?

Free digital banking for 12 months

Free digital banking for 12 months

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

Free invoicing and accounting software

Free invoicing and accounting software

Enjoy free invoicing and accounting software from FreshBooks*, worth £228 per year, and get everything you need to manage your invoices and expenses.

Simple everyday banking

Simple everyday banking

Simple everyday banking, so you can spend less time managing money and more time focused on your business

You’ll also get

  • A platform of trusted partners to give you a one stop shop to grow your business, manage your risk, increase your sustainability and working capital solutions
  • Barclaycard Payments to help you reach new customers, streamline processes, unlock cashflow and more. From business cards to taking payments online, face-to-face or on the move, there’s a solution suitable for your business
  • Expert advice to help you plan for future growth and build a sustainable business. You will have immediate access to a servicing team for all your needs, and a team of growth and industry aligned experts for more complex needs
  • Virtual events, educational content and accelerator programmes delivered via our Eagle Labs offering
Open a business account with Barclays and discover why Barclays has been voted Moneyfacts Start-up Bank of the Year for six years running (2017-2022).

Other services that may interest you

Business borrowing

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.

SmartBusiness Dashboard & apps

SmartBusiness Dashboard & apps

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

Doing business abroad

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.

Foreign currency account

Foreign currency account

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

High growth & Entrepreneurs

High growth & Entrepreneurs

Energise your ambition. From idea 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, Company Formation MadeSimple will automatically send your details via a secure link to Barclays.
  2. Once Barclays receives your details, a member of the team will call to arrange a time convenient for you to open your account and discuss next steps.

We’ve already helped over 40,000 customers open their business bank accounts

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Barclays Bank PLC. Terms & Conditions

Terms and conditions apply . Some services will be subject to application and status.

1. As a Barclays business current account customer, you’ll have free access to FreshBooks’ package developed exclusively for Barclays business current account customers, which is based on the existing FreshBooks £19 package, with some additional features. FreshBooks usually charge for their open-to-market packages. Only Barclays business current account customers who complete the sign-up journey with FreshBooks and agree to FreshBooks’ terms and conditions will receive the FreshBooks service for free, for as long as they continue to be eligible Barclays business current account customers. If you close all your business current accounts, this means your free use of the FreshBooks service will end too. If we end our partnership with FreshBooks, you won’t get the FreshBooks service for free anymore. We will let you know if that happens. You’ll then need to download all your data and reports to make sure you keep your records safe and secure, so you comply with Making Tax Digital requirements. You can also choose to upgrade to a paid package at your own cost. If you decide to upgrade from the free FreshBooks service with FreshBooks to another FreshBooks plan and pay the full price to FreshBooks, Barclays Bank PLC may receive commission from FreshBooks for this. Return to reference

2. Referred products are owned and provided by FreshBooks. Alternative service providers in the market may offer similar products. If you sign up to FreshBooks, you’ll need to read and accept their terms and conditions, if you agree with them. Once you become a FreshBooks customer, you’re bound by their terms and conditions. FreshBooks is offering this free to people who already bank with us. Barclays Bank UK PLC doesn’t receive commission. Barclays Bank PLC receives commission from upgrades. Return to reference

3. We don’t offer Tax advice. If you’re not sure about Tax or how VAT and other forms of Tax work, seek independent financial advice. More Information about Tax can be found on His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs website. Return to reference

4. This product is available to clients of Barclays Bank UK PLC, through referral to Barclays Bank PLC.. Return to reference

Cashback Terms and Conditions

1.1 Cashback only applies to wholesale UK customers who form a company limited by shares through Company Formation MadeSimple and open a Barclays Business Bank Account. Customers must use MadeSimple’s referral system to send their details to Barclays and open a Barclays Business Bank within 180 days of opting in to the offer. Bank accounts opened without using the MadeSimple referral system are not entitled to the cashback offer.

1.2 Only wholesale customers who have provided proof of ID and payment method details via the Barclays cashback form no later than 45 days after the account opens are eligible for cashback.

1.3 Offer is valid for new company formation purchases after 01/12/2022. The amount payable is based on the cashback amount offered on the formation package on the date of purchase. Cashback is paid by Company Formation MadeSimple and will be transferred into your account once you have filled in the cashback form and we have verified the details with Barclays.

1.4 A Barclays Business Bank account must be opened within 180 days of opting in to the offer.

1.5 Cashback must be claimed within 45 days of the business bank account being opened by filling in the Barclays cashback form (NB. you must log in to access this page) to apply for your Cashback.

Company Formation MadeSimple and Barclays have entered into a referral arrangement whereby a fee will be paid by Barclays to Company Formation MadeSimple on the successful opening of a Barclays Business Account.

 
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