Barclays business bank account logo

Requesting a Business bank account

Thanks for requesting a callback. Barclays will be in touch within three working days. While you wait for your call back please feel free to learn more about Barclays Business Bank Accounts Below.

happy female sitting working on computer in the lounge about to start a limited company with business bank account

Barclays business bank account for start-ups

No matter the nature of your start-up, Barclays can help support you during those vital early months by kick-starting your business with an account that’s simple, convenient and flexible, so you can focus on what’s important. You’ll get 12 months free banking, plus comprehensive support and guidance from an experienced management teams.

money bags icon

£50 cashback

Just for opening your Barclays Business
account with us.

calendar icon

12 Months Free*

Free business banking for 12 months.
*Terms and conditions apply.

love money icon

Loyalty Reward

Get back a proportion of your account charges. The longer you bank, the more you get back.

bank icon

All the perks of using a leading bank

Including flexibility to manage your account online or via the mobile app and expert advice when you need it.

checklist icon

Optional Plans

At the end of your free 12 months, you’ll have the choice of two straightforward price plans.

Get £50 Service guarantee

Need to speak to an expert? Barclays’ Business Banking telephone team aims to resolve any query you have straight away and If they can’t, you’ll be given a named point of contact who’ll help resolve your query and make sure you’re kept in-the-loop.

Everything you need and a little more

We can help make opening a business bank account simple, quick and easy – giving you back the time to focus on your new business. Barclays offer expert advice and guidance whether you’ve just set up your first business or if you’ve done it before.

Free banking and peace of mind

  • Free business banking for 12 months
  • A choice of 2 straightforward price plans when your 12 free months are over
  • Barclays loyalty rewards
  • A named contact who’ll deal with any queries you have. They’ll keep you informed until your query is resolved

A personal service

You’ll get a dedicated local Barclays Business Manager to help you reach your goals, as well as phone access to the UK-based Business Banking 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

To claim your cashback please email us at bankacc@theformationscompany.com with your company name, company number, Barclays business account number and sort code. To be eligible for cashback, the bank account needs to have been opened within 90 days of the company incorporation date and the email claim must be made within 90 days of the bank account opening date.

You’re eligible if:

You require an account for business use, are a sole trader, partner or director and aged over 18.

Customer reviews

A trusted provider for all businesses

feefo logo
yellow star rating

Rated 4.7 out of 5

Trustpilot logo
green star rating

Rated 4.6 out of 5

google logo
yellow star rating

Rated 4.2 out of 5

Formation bundles to suit all businesses

E-Formation


£9.99

INCL. VAT

ONE OFF



NOW 25% OFF

Essentials

£19.99

£14.99

+VAT

ONE OFF

RRP £56, SAVE 73%

Entrepreneur


£59.99

+VAT

ONE OFF

RRP £115, SAVE 48%

Super


£99.99

+VAT

ONE OFF

RRP £295, SAVE 66%

Pro


£149.99

+VAT

PER YEAR

RRP £1000, SAVE 85%

Limited company

TFC support agent

TFC Hub access

Business phone number

Business bank account

Tax and accounting

Digital docs

Limited company

TFC support agent

TFC Hub access

Business phone number

Business bank account

Tax and accounting

Digital docs

Printed docs

Limited company

TFC support agent

TFC Hub access

Business phone number

Business bank account

Tax and accounting

Digital docs

Printed & bound docs

Registered agent

Limited company

TFC support agent

TFC Hub access

Business phone number

Business bank account

Tax and accounting

Digital docs

Printed & bound docs

Registered agent

Confirmation statement

Limited company

TFC support agent

TFC Hub access

Business phone number

Business bank account

Tax and accounting

Digital docs

Printed & bound docs

Registered agent

Confirmation statement

Dissolution service

Company filling edits

Dormant returns

Legal and finance

Upgrade for support and peace of mind

Get up and running with everything you need to start and run your business. Subscribe and let us take care of your on-going filing requirements.

Starter

£29.99

+VAT

PER YEAR

RRP £220, SAVE 86%

Limited company

TFC support agent

TFC hub access

Business phone number

Business bank account

Tax and accounting

Digital docs

Confirmation statement

Dissolution Service

Company Filling Edits

Dormant Returns

Continue with one-time purchase

Upgrade for support and peace of mind

Get up and running with everything you need to start and run your business. Subscribe and let us take care of your on-going filing requirements.

Starter

£29.99

+VAT

PER YEAR

RRP £220, SAVE 86%

Limited company

TFC support agent

TFC hub access

Business phone number

Business bank account

Tax and accounting

Digital docs

Confirmation statement

Dissolution Service

Company Filling Edits

Dormant Returns

Continue with one-time purchase

Tax and accounting

Get access to Crunch bookkeeping software for free as well as exclusive discounts with other market leading software providers.

Registered agent

Included with this bundle

A 3 in 1 service that protects your privacy, all other directors privacy and includes our mail forwarding service.

Registered office address:

On the public register, use our address as the business’s registered office address

Service address:

On the public register, use our address as all the directors service address

Mail forwarding:

Quick and efficient mail forwarding and junk mail filtering. No additional handling or postage fees.

Registered agent

Free for 3 months with this bundle

A 3 in 1 service that protects your privacy, all other directors privacy and includes our mail forwarding service.

Registered office address:

On the public register, use our address as the business’s registered office address

Service address:

On the public register, use our address as all the directors service address

Mail forwarding:

Quick and efficient mail forwarding and junk mail filtering. No additional handling or postage fees.

Registered agent

Free for 12 months with this bundle

A 3 in 1 service that protects your privacy, all other directors privacy and includes our mail forwarding service.

Registered office address:

On the public register, use our address as the business’s registered office address

Service address:

On the public register, use our address as all the directors service address

Mail forwarding:

Quick and efficient mail forwarding and junk mail filtering. No additional handling or postage fees.

Knowledge hub

rectangle-copy-6@2x

The Formations Company and Companies House

Learn more

rectangle-copy-6@2x

What is a Private Limited Company?

Learn more

rectangle-copy-6@2x

How long does it take to register a new company?

Learn more

rectangle-copy-6@2x

When should I change from sole trader to limited company?

Learn more

rectangle-copy-6@2x

Limited Company Vs Sole Trader: Advantages and Disadvantages

Learn more

rectangle-copy-6@2x

Setting up a limited company for contracting

Learn more