We think business accounts should be free, uncomplicated and quick to set up – so that’s exactly what we’ve built. No fuss, no monthly fees, no three week waits; just a straightforward business account you can set up in minutes so that you can get on with what's important - running your business.

It’s a pleasure doing business with Starling. Here’s why:

No monthly fees

We won't charge fees on electronic payments, domestic transfers, monthly account fees or ATM withdrawals.*

Cash welcome

Deposit money at over 11,500 Post Office branches nationwide for as little as £3 per deposit. If you withdraw cash using the Post Office Counter Service, we will charge you £0.50 per withdrawal.

Integrate Xero and FreeAgent

Cut down on admin and share your transaction feed with your accounting software instantly and in real time.

Security

We care about your security. All eligible deposits are protected by the FSCS up to £85,000 and we are regulated by the PRA and FCA.**

More details on our pricing structure.

* If you have fewer than 10 employees and less than £1.7m in annual turnover. Business accounts are also free for larger businesses for a limited time. Competitive fees for cash deposits and withdrawals at the Post Office. ** The small business threshold for FSCS is an annual turnover of less than £1m. FSCS does not apply to all business types, please check the FSCS website for eligibility.

Proud to be voted Best British Bank, Best Current Account Provider & Best Business Banking Provider.

Best British Bank

Mind your business

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Who’s it for?

Our business account could be right for you if you’re…

The owner of a limited company – and you’re the only person with significant control over it.

Self-employed. At the moment, our sole trader account is available exclusively to anyone who has a Starling personal account.

Not you? Hold tight – we’ll be opening the account up to companies with more than one person of significant control soon, as well as sole traders who don’t have a Starling personal account.

Fill in your details below and we’ll be in touch when the account is available.

Bakery owner

Partnership or
Limited company with multiple people of significant control?

Register your interest and we’ll let you know
when the account is available for you.

About You
    Your Business

    (As registered)

    Select your business type
      Your personal data will be treated in accordance with our privacy notice.

      We’re in business!

      Thanks for your interest. We’ll be in touch soon.

      How do I get a Starling business account

      Not yet a Starling customer?
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      How we measure up

      It’s great to have options, so we’ve compared the business accounts from a variety of high street banks and challengers so that you can see how we stack up.

      100% mobile signup

      StarlingStarling has 100% mobile signup
      TideTide has 100% mobile signup
      CoconutCoconut has 100% mobile signup
      NatWestNatWest does not have 100% mobile signup
      BarclaysBarclays does not have 100% mobile signup
      HSBCHSBC does not have 100% mobile signup
      LloydsLloyds does not have 100% mobile signup
      RBSRBS does not have 100% mobile signup

      A UK regulated bank

      StarlingStarling is A UK regulated bank
      NatWestNatWest is A UK regulated bank
      BarclaysBarclays is A UK regulated bank
      HSBCHSBC is A UK regulated bank
      LloydsLloyds is A UK regulated bank
      RBSRBS is A UK regulated bank
      TideTide is not A UK regulated bank
      CoconutCoconut is not A UK regulated bank

      FSCS deposit protection (up to £85,000)

      StarlingStarling has FSCS deposit protection (up to £85,000)
      NatWestNatWest has FSCS deposit protection (up to £85,000)
      BarclaysBarclays has FSCS deposit protection (up to £85,000)
      HSBCHSBC has FSCS deposit protection (up to £85,000)
      LloydsLloyds has FSCS deposit protection (up to £85,000)
      RBSRBS has FSCS deposit protection (up to £85,000)
      TideTide does not have FSCS deposit protection (up to £85,000)
      CoconutCoconut does not have FSCS deposit protection (up to £85,000)

      Zero fees for micro enterprises*

      StarlingStarling has Zero fees for micro enterprises*
      NatWestNatWest does not have Zero fees for micro enterprises*
      BarclaysBarclays does not have Zero fees for micro enterprises*
      HSBCHSBC does not have Zero fees for micro enterprises*
      LloydsLloyds does not have Zero fees for micro enterprises*
      RBSRBS does not have Zero fees for micro enterprises*
      TideTide does not have Zero fees for micro enterprises*
      CoconutCoconut does not have Zero fees for micro enterprises*

      Zero UK transfer fees

      StarlingStarling has Zero UK transfer fees
      BarclaysBarclays has Zero UK transfer fees
      HSBCHSBC has Zero UK transfer fees
      LloydsLloyds has Zero UK transfer fees
      NatWestNatWest does not have Zero UK transfer fees
      RBSRBS does not have Zero UK transfer fees
      TideTide does not have Zero UK transfer fees
      CoconutCoconut does not have Zero UK transfer fees

      Zero bank ATM fees

      StarlingStarling has Zero bank ATM fees
      BarclaysBarclays has Zero bank ATM fees
      LloydsLloyds has Zero bank ATM fees
      NatWestNatWest does not have Zero bank ATM fees
      HSBCHSBC does not have Zero bank ATM fees
      RBSRBS does not have Zero bank ATM fees
      TideTide does not have Zero bank ATM fees
      CoconutCoconut does not have Zero bank ATM fees

      Categorised transactions

      StarlingStarling has Categorised transactions
      TideTide has Categorised transactions
      CoconutCoconut has Categorised transactions
      NatWestNatWest does not have Categorised transactions
      BarclaysBarclays does not have Categorised transactions
      HSBCHSBC does not have Categorised transactions
      LloydsLloyds does not have Categorised transactions
      RBSRBS does not have Categorised transactions

      24/7 customer support

      StarlingStarling has 24/7 customer support
      NatWestNatWest has 24/7 customer support
      BarclaysBarclays has 24/7 customer support
      HSBCHSBC has 24/7 customer support
      LloydsLloyds has 24/7 customer support
      RBSRBS has 24/7 customer support
      TideTide does not have 24/7 customer support
      CoconutCoconut does not have 24/7 customer support

      CSV exports

      StarlingStarling has CSV exports
      NatWestNatWest has CSV exports
      BarclaysBarclays has CSV exports
      LloydsLloyds has CSV exports
      RBSRBS has CSV exports
      TideTide has CSV exports
      HSBCHSBC does not have CSV exports
      CoconutCoconut does not have CSV exports

      Faster Payments & CHAPS

      StarlingStarling has Faster Payments & CHAPS
      NatWestNatWest has Faster Payments & CHAPS
      BarclaysBarclays has Faster Payments & CHAPS
      HSBCHSBC has Faster Payments & CHAPS
      LloydsLloyds has Faster Payments & CHAPS
      RBSRBS has Faster Payments & CHAPS
      TideTide has Faster Payments & CHAPS
      CoconutCoconut has Faster Payments & CHAPS

      Cash & cheque deposits

      StarlingStarling has Cash & cheque deposits
      NatWestNatWest has Cash & cheque deposits
      BarclaysBarclays has Cash & cheque deposits
      HSBCHSBC has Cash & cheque deposits
      LloydsLloyds has Cash & cheque deposits
      RBSRBS has Cash & cheque deposits
      TideTide does not have Cash & cheque deposits
      CoconutCoconut does not have Cash & cheque deposits

      Overdraft

      StarlingStarling has an Overdraft
      NatWestNatWest has an Overdraft
      BarclaysBarclays has an Overdraft
      HSBCHSBC has an Overdraft
      LloydsLloyds has an Overdraft
      RBSRBS has an Overdraft
      TideTide does not have an Overdraft
      CoconutCoconut does not have an Overdraft

      Open Banking Marketplace to connect 3rd party apps

      StarlingStarling has an Open Banking Marketplace to connect 3rd party apps
      NatWestNatWest does not have an Open Banking Marketplace to connect 3rd party apps
      BarclaysBarclays does not have an Open Banking Marketplace to connect 3rd party apps
      HSBCHSBC does not have an Open Banking Marketplace to connect 3rd party apps
      LloydsLloyds does not have an Open Banking Marketplace to connect 3rd party apps
      RBSRBS does not have an Open Banking Marketplace to connect 3rd party apps
      TideTide does not have an Open Banking Marketplace to connect 3rd party apps
      CoconutCoconut does not have an Open Banking Marketplace to connect 3rd party apps
      Starling

      Starling

      NatWest

      NatWest

      Barclays

      Barclays

      HSBC

      HSBC

      Lloyds

      Lloyds

      RBS

      RBS

      Tide

      Tide

      Coconut

      Coconut

      100% mobile signup

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      A UK regulated bank

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      FSCS deposit protection (up to £85,000)

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      Zero fees for micro enterprises*

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      Zero UK transfer fees

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      Zero bank ATM fees

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      Categorised transactions

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      24/7 customer support

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      CSV exports

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      Faster Payments & CHAPS

      Cash & cheque deposits

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      Overdraft

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      Open Banking Marketplace to connect 3rd party apps

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