Expertise and support for schools, higher and further education

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Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Over 18s only.
Any property used as security, which may include your home, may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other debt secured on it.

Supporting the sector for over 100 years. 

Our specialist education team is committed to being the most trusted specialist sector banking team across the UK. We support higher education, further education, independent schools and academy markets customers to achieve their strategic aims.

Key benefit
Local decision making

With education sector specialists across the UK, you’ll get a prompt response. Meet face-to-face with a locally-connected relationship manager to clarify and serve your business needs in person.

Bespoke support

Rely upon a team of education champions, dedicated to your sector. They’re always on hand to support your unique business needs.

Partnerships and networking

Meet and learn from industry experts. Make valuable networking contacts. Join us at the major industry seminars and forums. We collaborate with key organisations, sponsoring events and conferences.

Tailored financial solutions

Get cost-effective and time-efficient products, designed to meet your education business needs. Our relationship managers understand your sector and the unique challenges facing companies schools, colleges and universities like yours.

Take advantage of our specialist products and services 


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Our cash, cheque and draft services are designed to help you to manage your business payments and deposits.

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Enabling you to create and manage clients’ funds online or in branch. Maximise returns on surplus liquidity with daily interest and run unlimited client accounts.

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A range of funding solutions designed to suit your business needs. Things like working capital, loans, asset purchases & support for growth.

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When it comes to making foreign transactions, we offer a full range of services, from straightforward currency exchange to complete risk management solutions, meeting the simplest or most complex customer needs.

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Review past interest rates for business savings accounts and other accounts no longer available.


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Whether you work in the private or public sector, we have a range of flexible card options to help you manage your expenditure.

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