As your business grows, we're here to help you build firm foundations for sustained growth

Early stage growth

You're starting to grow         

So, things are moving quickly, which is great news for you and your business. We could support you to manage that growth and help you use that precious investment wisely. 

You've said that you've:

  • an equity investment or grant between £50k and £150k, with some being in the last 2 years.


  • been growing at 20% year on year, with a turnover between £250k - £750k 

Not a customer yet?

We've been supporting businesses for more than 50 years, and helping them grow. Our range of business bank accounts lets you choose from accounts aimed at start-ups and communities, or there's our classic business account. There's no minimum monthly fee and it's easy to bank using our mobile app. 

Business banking is available to eligible customers who are over 18. Specific account and service eligibility criteria apply.

How can we help?

One of the biggest things that you could make use of right now is our specialist support that's tailored to you. We'll help your business through this stage of growth with a range of products and support designed to get you where you're going.

Business Builder

Business Builder is a digital tool that could help you validate an idea, find new customers, or explore the funding options available to you. There's also a community, events and support available online 24/7 to help your business take its next steps.

Funding and finance


Whether you're after instant access to cash with a business credit card for day-to-day expenses, or a small business loan to fund a new project, we could help you achieve your goals.

Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, business use only

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Make sure you're investor ready

For anyone wanting to get investment, our tips and tricks could help you discover new funding opportunities. There's also videos and pitch guides to make sure you're on top form if opportunity comes knocking.

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Grant funding

For information on grant funding visit Government Grant Service or Swoop to find grants that may be appropriate for your business.

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Speak to our experts

Relationship Managers

A Relationship Manager (RM) can look at the way your business is run and help you work out things that could change for the better. They'll work to understand where you're going and provide the support and resources to get you there. Contact your RM if you need guidance or call the Businessline team.

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Solutions to help your business     

Take payments easily with Tyl

More customers than ever are looking for digital ways to pay for goods and services. Our simple solution, Tyl takes payments in-store, online or over the phone (eligibility and fees apply).

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Free accounting software? Yes please.

If you’re starting out, FreeAgent accounting software can help you easily manage everyday business activities like invoicing, staying on top of tax and forecasting cashflow. Even better, it’s free for eligible business customers as long as you retain your account. Optional add-ons may be chargeable.

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More useful growth ideas

Discover Mentor Digital for free

Consultancy services for your business

Mentor's like having a team who are there for you and your business in your back pocket. There's digital help in the form of tools, resources and calculators, from HR to health and safety and employment law.

Fees may apply. 

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Take a financial health check

Easily spot ways to learn and grow

Designed to help you gain a better sense of your financial goals, plans and needs. The check is free, confidential and will help you to uncover key areas of focus alongside guidance and support.

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Inspiration from our Business Hub

With a range of articles covering all sorts of business hot topics, a couple of minutes reading could help your business to grow. You'll discover guidance, market trends, sector news and lots more. 

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