Small Business Banking

What is the Business Banking Resolution Service (BBRS)?

BBRS chairman Lewis Shand-Smith answers your questions about how to use the SME banking dispute resolution service

Small Business Banking

What do SMEs think is the best business bank account? – survey

Swedish bank Handelsbanken overwhelming favourite when it comes to small businesses recommending a bank to others

Small Business Banking

B-North plans to lend £1bn to small businesses within four years

New small business lender B-North to rebrand as Bank North if banking licence is approved within weeks, lending an initial £50m to SMEs to test the water

Small Business Banking

Exclusive – B-North to open national small business bank by end-2020

B-North plans to open network of eight branches across England, combining face-to-face lending with cutting-edge technology

Small Business Banking

Co-Operative Bank offers new business customers 2½ years’ free banking

Co-Operative Bank offers new small business customers 30 months' free banking in bid to double SME market share


Business owners could sue banks that drove them into bankruptcy

SME owners may be able to sue banks that sent them to the wall if Supreme Court agrees with MPs in landmark case

Small Business Banking

The future of banking for small to medium sized businesses

Small to medium sized businesses feel banks don't understand them or offer the service they need. Daniel Meere of Axis Corporate recognises the problems and observes some solutions

Small Business Banking

Interview with Ian Rand, CEO of business banking at Barclays

Ian Rand, CEO of business banking at Barclays, talks about the importance of diversification, the strong cash position of modern SMEs, and why certain fintech companies have some way to go before they master their customer care.

Small Business Banking

Interview with Jon Hopper, commercial director of business banking at Lloyds

Lloyds commercial director of business banking Jon Hopper talks Brexit, the technological changes that are empowering small companies, and how international trade offers true opportunities for SMEs to expand. 

Small Business Banking

Interview with Ian Walters of Metro Bank

Here, Ian Walters of Metro Bank discusses the importance of business support, challenges and opportunities in the SME landscape, and the sectors that are booming right now.

Small Business Banking

How money management apps have disrupted retail banking

Here, we take a look at how money management apps are changing the face of retail banking.


Lessons learned: Have the banks learned from the 2008 crisis?

A quarter of SMEs don’t think UK banks have changed their behaviour since the 2008 global financial crisis, according to new research.

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How to prepare for business growth in 2022

The team at Funding Options explain how to prepare for business growth in 2022

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Tide to empower small businesses to optimise cash flow with insights tool

Tide is introducing a Cashflow Insights tool to help small businesses mitigate delays in payment and improve their credit score

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Business Current Account Masterclass

Tune into the Masterclass from the Current Account Switch Service to find out why you should switch your business account pronto

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How should I select my business broadband provider?

As with any supplier, it’s important to do your research and ask important questions before you select a broadband provider for your business. But what are the must-have things you should take into consideration?