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Business guidance

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Guidance to help your business grow

Explore our online guides to handling red tape and financial forecasting.

Talk to our dedicated team for specialist support in your industry sector.

Read case studies about businesses like yours.

See demonstrations of our products.

Borrowing for your business

Find out what information we need to support an application for a business loan, and how to appeal a lending decision. 

Starting a business

Setting up a new venture? Find out how to handle the admin for your new business, including your legal, accountancy and tax obligations. 

Financial expertise by sector

Talk to our experts about specialist support for farms and franchises, healthcare, property and professional practices, and charities.

Our product and services

Take a quick tour of our services: Bankline and Payaway IP Direct.

Managing your business finances

Read our useful guide to managing finances and cash flow for start-ups and smaller businesses. 

Start-up hotline

Our Start-up Hotline provides free business help and lending support to start-up businesses. 

Get in touch

New customers

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0345 413 5020
Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm (excl. public holidays)
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Existing customers

Call us
0345 711 4477
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