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.**

* 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?
      Apply for a business account in minutes in-app.

      • Download the app from Google Play Store or the App Store.
      • Enter your personal details
      • Verify who you are by sending a short video and your identification documents
      • We’ll carry out some quick checks at a UK Credit Reference Agency
      • Provide a few details about your business, such as its day to day activities and online presence
      • We will then look to approve your application as soon as possible so you can start making the most of all the features to help you manage your business finances better.

      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

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      HSBCHSBC

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      LloydsLloyds

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      RBSRBS

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      TideTide

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      Is a UK regulated bank

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      NatWestNatWest

      BarclaysBarclays

      HSBCHSBC

      LloydsLloyds

      RBSRBS

      TideTide

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      CoconutCoconut

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      FSCS deposit protection (up to £85,000)

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      NatWestNatWest

      BarclaysBarclays

      HSBCHSBC

      LloydsLloyds

      RBSRBS

      TideTide

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      CoconutCoconut

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      Zero fees for micro enterprises*

      Starling BankStarling
      NatWestNatWest

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      BarclaysBarclays

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      HSBCHSBC

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      LloydsLloyds

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      RBSRBS

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      TideTide

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      CoconutCoconut

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      Zero UK transfer fees

      Starling BankStarling
      NatWestNatWest

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      BarclaysBarclays

      HSBCHSBC

      LloydsLloyds

      RBSRBS

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      TideTide

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      CoconutCoconut

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      Zero bank ATM fees

      Starling BankStarling
      NatWestNatWest

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      BarclaysBarclays

      HSBCHSBC

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      LloydsLloyds

      RBSRBS

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      TideTide

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      CoconutCoconut

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      Categorised transactions

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      NatWestNatWest

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      BarclaysBarclays

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      HSBCHSBC

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      LloydsLloyds

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      RBSRBS

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      TideTide

      CoconutCoconut

      24/7 customer support

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      NatWestNatWest

      BarclaysBarclays

      HSBCHSBC

      LloydsLloyds

      RBSRBS

      TideTide

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      CoconutCoconut

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      CSV exports

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      NatWestNatWest

      BarclaysBarclays

      HSBCHSBC

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      LloydsLloyds

      RBSRBS

      TideTide

      CoconutCoconut

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      Faster Payments & CHAPS

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      NatWestNatWest

      BarclaysBarclays

      HSBCHSBC

      LloydsLloyds

      RBSRBS

      TideTide

      CoconutCoconut

      Cash & cheque deposits

      Starling BankStarling
      NatWestNatWest

      BarclaysBarclays

      HSBCHSBC

      LloydsLloyds

      RBSRBS

      TideTide

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      CoconutCoconut

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      Overdraft

      Starling BankStarling
      NatWestNatWest

      BarclaysBarclays

      HSBCHSBC

      LloydsLloyds

      RBSRBS

      TideTide

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      CoconutCoconut

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      Open Banking Marketplace to connect 3rd party apps

      Starling BankStarling
      NatWestNatWest

      ×

      BarclaysBarclays

      ×

      HSBCHSBC

      ×

      LloydsLloyds

      ×

      RBSRBS

      ×

      TideTide

      ×

      CoconutCoconut

      ×

      Starling

      Starling

      NatWest

      NatWest

      Barclays

      Barclays

      HSBC

      HSBC

      Lloyds

      Lloyds

      RBS

      RBS

      Tide

      Tide

      Coconut

      Coconut

      100% mobile signup

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      Is 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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      ×

      ×

      ×

      ×

      ×

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      Zero UK transfer fees

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      ×

      ×

      Zero bank ATM fees

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      Categorised transactions

      ×

      ×

      ×

      ×

      ×

      24/7 customer support

      ×

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      CSV exports

      ×

      ×

      Faster Payments & CHAPS

      Cash & cheque deposits

      ×

      ×

      Overdraft

      ×

      ×

      Open Banking Marketplace to connect 3rd party apps

      ×

      ×

      ×

      ×

      ×

      ×

      ×

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