Small Business Banking

Whether you’re just starting a new business, are an established SME or a sole trader, our small business banking section has an extensive selection of useful guides and advice for those seeking the best business bank account for their enterprise.

Key banking issues for UK entrepreneurs include bank charges, account fees and transaction costs, overdraft facilities, business credit cards, savings accounts, and business support services – all of which we cover here.

Business Banking basics

In order to open a bank account, even a basic one, all banks and other financial institutions must go through a series of checks to try to minimise the effects of money laundering.

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Small Business Banking

Opening a business bank account

It is not a legal requirement that you open business account – but there are several reasons why it is a good idea.

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Paying your employees

If you have an employee who does not have a bank account, and insists on being paid in cash, what are your options?

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How to open a foreign currency account

If your business has a strong hold in the overseas market, or you regularly receive and make payments in a foreign currency, then you may benefit from opening a foreign currency account.

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Opening a Euro account

Whether or not to open a Euro account depends on your individual circumstances. It may or may not be in your best interests.

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Open Banking

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, explores the benefits of Open Banking for small and medium-sized businesses

Partner content

PayFit raises €254M to continue transforming in-house payroll for SMEs

Now valued at €1.82B, PayFit aims to strengthen its position in its current markets

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Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

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The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves