Business Account
Opening Guide

Simpler steps for small businesses opening
a business current account

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Support to business
customers impacted by

The finance industry recognises that many
customers may be impacted by
Carillion’s liquidation.

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Are you a Creative
business looking for

Use our toolkit to
discover who can
help you grow

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You’re a lot more
likely to get
business finance
than you think

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Find a business

Whatever stage your business is at,
we've made it easier for you to find a mentor.

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your bank

See what offers are
available for accounts,
credit cards and overdrafts.

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Help finding finance

Help finding finance

Use the filter below to find out more about the different types of finance available.

Independent appeals
The appeals process is monitored and scrutinised by an Independent External Reviewer Professor Russel Griggs OBE, and his team of auditors. He produces quarterly and annual report on its effectiveness as well as areas for improvement

Independent appeals

If your application for business finance is turned down, you can launch an appeal to have the decision reviewed. You can also appeal if you are unhappy with the conditions attached to a lending facility agreed with your bank.

Start an appeal here

A design agency growing overseas

“We specialise in design, operating in a wide range of markets, working for governments, NGOs, private corporate clients, and a whole range of other types of companies."
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Self Assessment made easy

Don’t know where to start on completing your 2016-17 tax return? Let HMRC help with a range of digital products to make your life easier. Read more››

A step by step guide to starting and financing a new business

ICAS have produced a short and simple guide ‘Starting a Business’ to help aspiring entrepreneurs on the way to setting up and running a successful company. Read more››