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Starling named ‘Best British Bank’ for fourth year running

9th July 2021

London, 9 July 2021: Starling has been named ‘Best British Bank’ for the fourth year running at the British Bank Awards.

The leading digital bank scooped up three other awards, winning ‘Best Business Banking Provider’ and ‘Best Current Account Provider’ for the third consecutive year, as well as winning the ‘Best Banking App’ trophy for the first time.

Anne Boden, CEO and founder of Starling Bank, said: “It has been an extraordinary year for our customers and we have spent a lot of time listening to what they have to say via our 24/7 customer service channels. From responding to their needs by quickly introducing product innovations, such as cheque imaging and our Connected card - a second debit card for those self isolating to lending to SMEs via the government loan schemes, I believe the key to our success is listening to our customers. And long may it continue.”

With more than two million current accounts, including 380,000 small business accounts, Starling offers personal, business, joint, euro and dollar current accounts alongside a debit card for children.

The British Bank Awards, now in their 7th year, are run by Smart Money People, a review and insight platform for financial services. The awards are voted on by customers and were determined this year by more than 90,000 votes.

About Starling Bank

Starling Bank is a fully-licensed and regulated bank built to give people a fairer, smarter and more human alternative to the banks of the past. In addition to current accounts, it provides B2B banking and payments services through its Banking-as-a-Service model based on the proprietary technology platform that it uses to power its own bank. The Starling Marketplace offers customers in-app access to a selection of third party financial services. Headquartered in London, it has offices in Southampton, Cardiff and Dublin.


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