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Santander Business Banking Review

Santander Business Bank Accounts – read our review and compare the features and benefits available from Santander. Make an informed decision to find a bank account that suits your business.

When you're busy running a business, you want your bank to work as hard as you do. With a Santander Business Account, all of your day-to-day banking needs are taken care of. The Santander Business Current Account is open to businesses with a turnover of up to £1 million and with online access you can manage your account 365 days a year from wherever you happen to be. Make a good business decision and switch to Santander today!

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For start-ups opening their first account within 12 months of beginning trading. No charges for cash or cheque deposits and withdrawals, Direct Debits or other automated transactions.
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for 25 months
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For established small businesses switching to Yorkshire Bank from another provider. No charges for cash or cheque deposits and withdrawls, Direct Debits or other automated transactions
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for 25 months
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For start-ups opening their first account within 12 months of beginning trading. No charges for cash or cheque deposits and withdrawals, Direct Debits or other automated transactions.
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for 25 months
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For established small businesses switching to Clydesdale Bank from another provider. No charges for cash or cheque deposits and withdrawls, Direct Debits or other automated transactions
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for 25 months
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Starting a business? Enjoy up to £850 of free start-up benefits including 18 months’ free business banking
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for 18 months
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Yorkshire Bank Small Business Start-up Account

Yorkshire Bank
  • For start-ups opening their first account within 12 months of beginning trading.
  • No charges for cash or cheque deposits and withdrawals, Direct Debits or other automated transactions.

Yorkshire Bank Established Business Switcher Account

Yorkshire Bank
  • For established small businesses switching to Yorkshire Bank from another provider.
  • No charges for cash or cheque deposits and withdrawls, Direct Debits or other automated transactions

Clydesdale Bank Small Business Start-up Account

Clydesdale Bank
  • For start-ups opening their first account within 12 months of beginning trading.
  • No charges for cash or cheque deposits and withdrawals, Direct Debits or other automated transactions.

Clydesdale Bank Established Business Switcher Account

Clydesdale Bank
  • For established small businesses switching to Yorkshire Bank from another provider.
  • No charges for cash or cheque deposits and withdrawls, Direct Debits or other automated transactions

Natwest Business Start-up Account

NatWest
  • ***Call NatWest on 0333 355 9427 to find out more***
  • 18 Months free Business Banking* - Free Business Banking is available for Businesses which are less than 12 months old with an annual turnover not exceeding £1 million
  • Mentor Aware - help to manage your risks with our Employment Law and Health & Safety support tool
  • No annual fee on your Business Credit Card – apply for a NatWest Business Credit Card in the first six months of opening your account and we’ll waive the annual fee for your first year.
  • Free Start-up courses - help to get you started with our online courses
  • Free unlimited transactions – no matter how many deposits or withdrawals you make, as long as your business turnover is less than £1 million
  • £1 minimum balance – keep at least £1 in your account and you never need to worry about charges
  • Free Online, Telephone and Mobile banking – pay bills and make transfers 24 hours a day, seven days a week (available to all business current account holders)
  • Start your business with NatWest today!
  • * = Free banking means that the charges for the day to day running of your account (known as your 'service charge') will not apply during the free banking period. At the end of this period, you will automatically move to the Standard Tariff. Charges for "Additional Services" and "Unarranged Borrowing" are not part of the free banking offer. Free banking applies to businesses that started trading within the past twelve months with projected or existing annual turnover not exceeding £1 million.

Cashplus Business Current Account

CashPlus
  • Instant online application process
  • No paper forms or interview required
  • No credit check required to open an account
  • The low cost alternative to High Street Banks:
  • - Free to load up to £1,000 per month at the Post Office, a 0.25% fee will apply on loads over £1,000 per calendar month (At other retail outlets this will also have a £3 fee that will apply)
  • - Free to set up Direct Debits
  • - Free inbound bank transfers
  • - 3 Free outbound bank transfers per month - £0.99 per transfer thereafter
  • Comes with MasterCard Debit Card – no card transaction charges
  • Fees: £69 per year & £2 per ATM withdrawal
  • No hidden fees
  • No introductory free period – just constantly low pricing
  • Additional card & replacement up to £5.95
  • Direct Debit Rejected payment fee up to £15.00 (capped at £60.00 per month)

CardOne Banking Guaranteed Business Account

  • CardOneBanking offers the following:
  • Guaranteed Acceptance
  • Sortcode & Account Number
  • Pay money in at any Post Office or Barclays Branch
  • Create Standing Orders and Direct Debits with this account.
  • 24 hour account management by Phone, Text and Online Banking
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • £55 OPENING FEE
  • NO OVERDRAFT FACILITY – No risk of going overdrawn
  • NO CREDIT CHECKS! – Guaranteed to be accepted, regardless of your past credit
  • YOU must be 18+ and UK resident
  • £12.50 monthly management fee
  • Charges to transfer or deposit funds:
  • £5 to £249 = £5
  • £250 to £499 = £8
  • £500 to £749 = £13
  • £750 to £999 = £20
  • £1000+ = £30