The business bank account designed for businesses that prefer the convenience of internet and telephone banking.
This table allows you to see the differences between our business bank account options...
|Standard account services||Business Direct (turnover below £500k)||Business Current Account – Small Business Tariff (turnover below £2 million)||Introductory free business banking* for Start ups and eligible Switchers|
|Account maintenance fee||FREE||£5.00 per month||FREE|
|Automated credits||FREE||19p per credit||FREE|
|Bill Payment||FREE||37p per payment||FREE|
|Branch credits||FREE||80p per credit||FREE|
|Branch cash in||2.5% of value deposited *2||0.60% of the value deposited||FREE|
|Branch cheque collected||5 per month free, then £1 per cheque||30p per cheque||FREE|
|Branch counter withdrawal||FREE||68p per withdrawal||FREE|
|Branch cash out||2.5% of value withdrawn *2||0.75% of the value withdrawn||FREE|
|Cash machine withdrawal||FREE *3||25p per withdrawal *3||FREE *3|
|Cash machine cash out||Up to £250 per month free then 2.5% of the value withdrawn *3||0.45% of the value withdrawn *3||FREE *3|
|Cheques paid||5 per month free, then £1.35 per cheque||68p per cheque||FREE|
|Debit Card||FREE||25p per debit||FREE|
|Direct Debit paid/unpaid||FREE||35p per debit/credit||FREE|
|Internet Bill Payment||FREE||23p per payment||FREE|
|Business Internet Banking BACS Payment||FREE||23p per payment||FREE|
|Other debits||FREE||35p per debit||FREE|
|Standing Order||FREE||58p per debit||FREE|
* Applicable to Business Start Ups and Switchers during any free business banking period you may receive.
*2 Paying in and withdrawing cash at branches will be charged at 2.5% because it is not part of our standard Business Direct Service
*3 This is for UK transactions only. Some self-service machine operators may charge a levy.
A full description of each standard account service is available with the Rates and Charges section of each business bank account.
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