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Become a business customer

Business Banking

Everything you need to know about becoming a business customer

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Add your signposting title here… Why Business Banking?

Whether you’re starting a business or looking to switch bank, Royal Bank is here to help you every step of the way.

Royal Bank Business Banking is available to eligible customers, over 18 who have the right to be self-employed in the UK.

What can I expect?

As a Business customer you will have:

Support to manage your everyday banking needs 

As a Business customer you will be supported by our Business Banking team. Whatever your goals and plans for your business, we’re here to help you through every step. We can guide you through a range of products and services designed especially to make it easy and simple to run your business on a day to day basis including free software to help manage your books (fees apply to certain products and services). 

Help to review your finances and create a plan to reach your goals 

Our free Financial Health Check has been designed to help you gain a better sense of your financial goals, plans and needs. One of our experienced Business Banking team will review your finances, either face to face or on the phone, to uncover key areas of focus for you and your business now and in the future. Our aim is to provide you with the support and guidance you need to take your business forward. 

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Support wherever, whenever you need it 

Speak to one of the Business Banking team over the phone or via webchat. Our team are on hand to help with your everyday banking needs.

Our mobile app helps you manage your money on the move. From checking recent transactions to paying a supplier. It’s easy, fast and secure. App available to Digital Banking customers with a UK mobile number.

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Our Digital Banking service lets you manage your account, any time any day. Check your balance and statements, make international payments and more. 

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Access to expertise to help you run your business 

We're here to support you through your business journey, whether you're starting a business, running your business or looking to expand. Our local Business Growth Enablers run events on a range of topics, the events are the perfect opportunity to meet other local entrepreneurs and expand your network. 

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As well as access to face to face expertise, our Business Matters pages have lots of useful information, tips and checklists on things like employing staff, key cashflow and tax questions to growth strategies. 

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Business Bank Accounts
Add your signposting title here… Business Bank Accounts

Whether you're starting a new business, looking to switch bank, an existing Royal Bank business customer or a not for profit organisation, we have business accounts to suit your needs. 

If you're a start up, our start up package could help. With 18 months free banking, it's been designed to help your business get off to a flying start!

Startup package is available to businesses that have been trading for less than a year and have an annual turnover under £1 million.

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If you need further support, our Business Banking team can talk you through the benefits, answer any questions you may have and help with next steps.  You can apply online or by telephone and if you have more complex requirements a face to face appointment can be arranged with one of our local Relationship Managers.

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