Business Banks

Business banks provide banking and other financial services to small businesses and SMEs, aimed at helping them manage and grow their business. These banks don’t generally work with individuals although they may offer personal accounts. Services provided include lending, everyday banking, project finance, transaction accounts, cash management, asset finance and payment management. Find details of UK business banks and their offerings below.

About Bank of Cyprus Bank of Cyprus was founded in 1899 as the Nicosia Savings Bank, is a Cypriot bank. It was the first Cypriot bank; before then, all other banks in Cyprus were foreign-owned....
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About Bank of China The Bank of China, or BOC, is one of the four largest state-owned commercial banks in China. The bank has a close relationship with its subsidiary Bank of China...
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About Bank of Communications Bank of Communications, sometimes shortened to BoCom or BoComm, is one of China’s largest banks. It was one of the first Chinese banks to issue bank...
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About Bank of Beirut Bank of Beirut, founded in 1963, is a commercial bank based in Beirut, Lebanon. The bank began life in 1963 as Realty Business Bank, before changing its name to...
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About Hodge Bank Established in 1987, Hodge Bank is named after Sir Julian Hodge. It is the only UK bank to be headquartered in Wales, with its head office based in Cardiff. The bank...
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About Bank of Ireland The Bank of Ireland is an Irish commercial bank. It is one of the ‘Big Four’ of Irish banks and was established by Royal Charter in 1783. The Bank of Ireland...
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Access Bank is a Nigerian multinational bank with some 305 branches located across Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa and the United Kingdom. Founded in 1989, Access is licensed by the Central...
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About Unity Trust Bank Unity Trust Bank was founded in 1984. It is a highly specialised bank providing products and services to trade unions, charities and not-for-profits based in...
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NatWest, or National Westminster, is a retail and commercial bank based in the United Kingdom. It is one of the ‘Big Four’ UK clearing banks and has more than 7.5million personal banking...
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Aldermore Bank Background Aldermore Bank (UK) provides commercial banking services to retail and institutional customers. Founded in May 2009 by CEO Phillip Monks, Aldermore...
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About Oaknorth Bank Oaknorth is a UK bank founded in 2015 by Joel Perlman and Rishi Khosia, founders of Copal Amba. They were inspired to start the company after coming up against...
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About Shawbrook Shawbrook is a commercial and retail bank based in the United Kingdom. Until 2017 it was part of Shawbrook Group PLC but was acquired in July 2017 by a consortium...
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