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What should I do if the bank says no

If the Bank you approach advises that they are unable to help with a Business Account you can seek alternatives at and provides impartial information and support to businesses and entrepreneurs looking to develop and grow; whether the business is seeking finance, or starting out or exporting abroad. The site contains an account and finance finder where over 500 providers of finance are listed and you can search by area or type of finance.

This Business Account Finder which lets any small business, club, society or charitable organisation compare the many different types of accounts using up-to-date information about the UK’s business banking market.

You will also find:

  • Account Comparison Tables – comparison tables that can be tailored to suit the individual requirements of your business.
  • Full Account Breakdown – detailing the latest account charges, borrowing rates, services available and interest charges.
  • Introductory Offers – an overview of all accounts providing introductory offers.
  • Full Account Breakdown (Comparison) – gives two full account breakdowns side-by-side, allowing straight forward comparisons of charges and services.

Links to Institutions’ Websites – where available, clicking on an institution’s name will take you to the relevant section of its website.

There are also helpful guides on writing a business plan, improving your credit score, getting support through mentoring and information on how to appeal a declined lending application. examines the performance of individual banks as experienced by 15,000 small and medium sized UK businesses who took part in a telephone survey. Their opinions appear on this bespoke website, where users can select from a range of typical banking products – from accounts to credit cards and loans – and review the range of bank providers alongside the candid ratings of business owners.

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