Select which of banking and merchant account providers you would like to read about and to which you would like your business to be introduced as part of your order:

Barclays

Available to all Limited by Shares and LLP companies

About: How it Works

  • In order for a company to be able to actively trade, a business bank account is essential in order to separate the funds of the business from that of its officers, thus ensuring that all transactions are traceable.
  • We have developed a relationship with Barclays in order to ensure that our clients can benefit from a fast, effective and simple account opening process.

Step 1 -

  • Once your company has been incorporated, and you have ordered to be contacted by Barclays, we will immediately provide your new company details to Barclays.

Step 2 -

  • Within 48 hours of your company incorporation a member of the Barclays Business team will contact you in order to arrange an appointment for you to visit your local Barclays branch and open the account. It couldn’t be easier.

Step 3 -

  • As our client, we also offer to pay you £50 cashback once we have verified that Barclays have indeed opened your Business Account through our communication with them [*1].

Unique Features And Benefits

Barclays Business Bank PLC have a unique range of services which provide you with everything that you will need to help develop and grow your business. As a registered business bank account holder you will be provided with;

  • Free business banking for up to one year (see note 1);
  • Free day-to-day support from the Barclays Business Telephony Team, 24/7;
  • Management of the account through Online Banking, Mobile Banking, Text Alerts, by phone and in branch;

The Barclays business current account also offers the following additional features:

  • A saving of over £1,500 (see note 2) on essential business tools and applications to help your clients survive and succeed - including bookkeeping software, legal compliance services, business planning and website builder tools. (Available for a small monthly fee);
  • CREDITFOCUS - a credit management service specifically designed to help your clients recover and reduce late payments and bad debts;
  • Free business seminars on topics such as how to make more profit and attract more customers
  • Free i-sure business online data backup - automatically backs up 2GB of your clients' data in a secure location, so if your clients' data is lost, corrupted or damaged, they can rest easy - safe in the knowledge they can get it back;
  • Free business skills training from leading e-learning provider MindLeaders to help your clients rise to the challenges they face every day;
  • Access to unique packages of business management software to help your clients save time and money.
  • NOTE 1: Available to individuals setting up their first business bank account for a business within the first 12 months of trading. There is no charge for standard transactions for 12 months with Barclays' standard Business Start Up Package
  • NOTE 2: The total worth figure quoted is a sum of the individual inclusive applications and/or service per annum.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for this offer, the company for which the Barclays Business Current Account is being applied for must meet the following criteria:

  • The company must be a private company limited by shares registered in the UK;
  • All officers and all shareholders must be UK resident;
  • All officers and all shareholders must be people - not corporate entities;

How to order

As Part Of A Formation Order

Simply search for your company name from our Home Page to begin your Company Formation Order.

This service is free with any of our limited by shares or LLP company packages

As A Service To Your Existing Company

Simply click on the ‘Register’ Icon and you will then be invited to register an online account with us

Once you have logged into our site, you will find an option to 'Import' your company to our system

Simply enter the authorisation code and company number and your Company details will be imported to your account

You can then select to purchase this service from the ‘Shop’ feature of our client’s log in area

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Lloyds

Available to all Limited by Shares and LLP companies

About: How it Works

  • Once your company has been formed, we will send you details directly to Lloyds Banks via a secure connection.
  • You will receive a call from a Lloyds Business Manager within 48 hours to arrange a meeting at a branch convenient to yourself. Lloyds aim to offer all clients a meeting within 7 days.
  • Once your account has been opened, you can claim your £50 cash back through your Online Admin Portal.

Unique Features And Benefits

  • 18 months free business banking*
  • Manage your account through Internet Banking, Mobile Banking, over the phone and in branch.
  • Get support from Lloyds business management team
  • Get access to a 30 day free trial of Lloyds Business Toolbox
  • Access to comprehensive guides on starting, operating and growing a business
  • Choose a Monthly Price Plan or an alternative tariff once your free banking period is over.

Eligibility

This offer is only available to companies (Limited by Shares and LLPs) with UK resident directors and shareholders. Companies (Limited by Shares and LLPs) with overseas or nominee directors and shareholders are not eligible for this offer.

This offer is not available to companies Limited by Guarantee.

How to order

As Part Of A Formation Order

Simply search for your company name from our Home Page to begin your Company Formation Order.

This service is free with any of our limited by shares or LLP company packages

As A Service To Your Existing Company

Simply click on the ‘Register’ Icon and you will then be invited to register an online account with us

Once you have logged into our site, you will find an option to 'Import' your company to our system

Simply enter the authorisation code and company number and your Company details will be imported to your account

You can then select to purchase this service from the ‘Shop’ feature of our client’s log in area

Register
RBS - Royal Bank of Scotland

Available to all Limited by Shares and LLP companies

About: How it Works

  • Once your company has been formed, we will send you details directly to Lloyds Banks via a secure connection.
  • You will receive a call from a Lloyds Business Manager within 48 hours to arrange a meeting at a branch convenient to yourself. Lloyds aim to offer all clients a meeting within 7 days.
  • Once your account has been opened, you can claim your £50 cash back through your Online Admin Portal.

How to order

As Part Of A Formation Order

Simply search for your company name from our Home Page to begin your Company Formation Order.

This service is free with any of our limited by shares or LLP company packages

As A Service To Your Existing Company

Simply click on the ‘Register’ Icon and you will then be invited to register an online account with us

Once you have logged into our site, you will find an option to 'Import' your company to our system

Simply enter the authorisation code and company number and your Company details will be imported to your account

You can then select to purchase this service from the ‘Shop’ feature of our client’s log in area

Register
Worldpay

Available to all Limited by Shares and LLP companies
£25 CASHBACK when you open a Worldpay Merchant Account as part of your formation package

About: How it Works

Worldpay are the UK's leading payment provider. Their products and services power commerce across the globe.

They work with all types and size of business. So whether you’re just starting out, or you work for a global business, they will find the right services to fit your business.

Worldpay can offer a number of payment options including;

  • Face to Face: Whether in-store or on the move, we offer fast, secure and reliable services to fit your business.
  • Online: Take credit and debit card payments over the web through Worldpay online payment gateway.
  • By Phone: we make it easier to take payments over the telephone or by mail order.
  • Card Payments on your Smart Phone: whether you own a small business or are a tradesman on the move, Worldpay Zino lets you take flexible pay as you go card payments through your smartphone.

Why choose Worldpay?

  • Robust systems: They can process millions of transactions every day – and hundreds of simultaneous transactions a second. We take over 26 million transactions per day.
  • Flexibility: When your business grows, they’ll make it easy to scale up.
  • Security: They’ll help you minimise the risk of fraud.
  • Reach: They operate across the globe, supporting 120 different currencies and more than 200 payment types.
  • Additional services: They can also help you manage cash flow, currency and fraud risk, tailoring services to your exact needs.
  • Easy start-up: When you work with them, you will see how easy it is to start taking payments.

What Is A Merchant Account?

A merchant account is a type of bank account that allows businesses to accept payments by payment cards, typically debit or credit cards.

How It Works

  • We have developed a relationship with Worldpay Business Banking in order to ensure that our clients can benefit from a fast, effective and simple account opening process.
  • Once your company has been incorporated, and you have ordered to be contacted by Worldpay, we will immediately provide your new company details to Worldpay.
  • Within 48 hours of your company incorporation a member of the Worldpay Business team will contact you in order to set up the arrangements through which you can open your business bank account.
  • As our client, we also offer to pay you £25 cashback once we have verified that Worldpay have indeed opened your Business Account through our communication with them*.

*Subject to Terms and Conditions

How to order

As Part Of A Formation Order

Simply search for your company name from our Home Page to begin your Company Formation Order.

This service is free with any of our limited by shares or LLP company packages

As A Service To Your Existing Company

Simply click on the ‘Register’ Icon and you will then be invited to register an online account with us

Once you have logged into our site, you will find an option to 'Import' your company to our system

Simply enter the authorisation code and company number and your Company details will be imported to your account

You can then select to purchase this service from the ‘Shop’ feature of our client’s log in area

Register

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We accept the following payments

Mastercard
Visa
Delta
Visa Electron
Visa Debit
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