Barclays Business Bank Account
Open an account for your start-up.
Barclays Bank Business Account for Start-ups
No matter the nature of your start-up, Barclays Bank can help support you with their Barclays Business Bank Account. The account is designed to be simple, convenient and flexible, so you can focus on building your business. The offering includes a range of banking services and plans, as well as free business banking for the first 12 months. With an experienced management team who offer comprehensive support, you can feel safe in the knowledge that your banking is in good hands.
12 Months Free*
Free business banking for 12 months. *Terms and conditions apply.
The flexibility to manage your account online, by phone, via the Barclays Mobile Banking app or in branch.
At the end of your free 12 months, you’ll have the choice of two straightforward price plans.
Support and Guidance
Support and guidance from Barclays’ Business Banking telephone team.
Get back a proportion of your account charges. The longer you bank, the more you get back.
Need help? Call our helpful support team at
020 7129 8651
(Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:30pm)
Got a query? Barclays’ Business Banking telephone team aims to resolve every query straight away. If they can’t, you’ll be given a named point of contact who’ll take responsibility for resolving your query. They’ll ensure you’re kept in-the-loop.
Everything you need and a little more
Barclays offers expert advice and guidance to all of our business customers, whether you’re just venturing out or setting up another business. Through our relationship with Barclays, we can offer a simple account opening process.
Free banking and a guarantee
- Free business banking for 12 months
- A choice of 2 straightforward Price Plans after your free banking and a guarantee to keep you on their best deal
- Barclays Loyalty Reward
- A named contact for dealing with any queries you have. They’ll take responsibility for keeping you informed until your query is resolved
A personal service
Your own local Barclays Business Manager to help you reach your goals as well as phone access to the UK based Business Banking telephony team.
Plus the extras to make banking simpler
- Manage your account online, by phone, via the Barclays Mobile Banking app or in-branch
- Free Text Alerts to keep track of money in and out of your account as well as when your balance gets close to your limit
- Barclays Cloud It: a secure online document storage and management service
- Get paid instantly using just your mobile number with Barclays Pingit
You’re eligible if:
You require an account for business use, are a sole trader, partner or director and aged over 18.
Our formation packages
Our E-Formation package is perfect if you want to secure a company name or establish a dormant company and require no official printed documents.
Essential Formation offers you complete confidence that you’re starting a company with the rules and regulations covered.
Our Entrepreneur package offers you all the advantages of quick and easy formation, with all the paperwork you need to set up as a limited company.
Our Super Formation Package is the perfect way to set up your company with speed, ease and confidence.