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Business Choice Charities Account

Earn competitive interest with everyday business banking for Charities

Every charity needs a simple, straightforward and reliable basis for managing its day-to-day banking. The Business Choice Charities Account is a flexible, fully functional and user friendly account for all registered charities.

  • Credit interest linked to the base rate.
  • Unlimited withdrawals and deposits.
  • Personal attention from your dedicated Relationship Manager.
Further Features
  • Cheque book and paying book available in your charity name.
  • Interest calculated daily and applied monthly.
  • Choice of statements issued monthly or more frequently on request.
Complementary Solutions
Important Information

No transactional fees levied if account turnover under £1M or details of any applicable charges can be found in interest rates and charges section. Speak to your Relationship Manager for more details.

  • Credit interest linked to base rate.
  • Costs
  • Terms and Conditions
    • Only available to Registered Charities.
    • Full terms and conditions available on request.

Changes to Business Debit Card

Changes to Business Debit Card

We are launching a new Business Debit Mastercard in September 2018.

Changes to be aware of if you open a Business Account with us. We will be sending you a new Debit Mastercard for your Business Account by 12th October 2018. Your card will have a brand new design and will replace the one you currently use. Your PIN, terms and conditions, fees and charges will all stay the same.

What’s changing?

Aside from the design, the new card offers you these features (although you don’t have to use them):

  • Withdraw up to £700 a day from ATMs*
  • Contactless Technology – you won’t need to use your PIN for purchases up to £30 when you’re out and about*
  • International Purchase Limit is up to £10,000 a day*

*Subject to available funds

You can also make use of the following features on the new card:

  • Pay using your phone – this works with Apple Pay™ and Google Pay™
  • Easily pay in money – you can do this at branch counters and Deposit ATMs in selected branches (limits apply)
What happens next?

You should start using your new Business Debit Mastercard as soon as you receive it. We’ll tell you the date your existing card will stop working when we send you the new card.

What do you need to do?

As your 16-digit card number will change, there are a few actions you should take.

  • Update recurring and online payments
    You’ll need to update your card details for payments you have set up using your existing card, such as subscriptions, PayPal and websites where you’ve saved your card details. Your direct debits and standing orders won’t be affected because they only use your account number and sort code, which will stay the same.
  • Re-register for Mastercard SecureCode™
    This extra layer of security helps you shop safely online and you’ll need to register this new card. You can do this from our dedicated page.
  • Set up Apple Pay™ and Google Pay™
    If you want to use your mobile phone to make purchases, you will need to register your new debit card.
  • Destroy your old card
    Remember to do this as soon as you receive your new one.
We’re here to help

If you have any questions or concerns about your new card or account, please call us on 0800 456 1247 and we’ll be happy to help.

How to apply

New customers

Start your business current account application process online.

All accounts are subject to status and eligibility.

Compare our business accounts Apply now for a Business Choice Account
General enquiries
Call us on
0800 032 3971

Monday - Friday 8.00am - 6.00pm


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Business Account Checklist - What you’ll need to open an account

Participating providers of UK business bank accounts have agreed to a basic set of information that they will need from you to set up your UK business current account. Find out what you’ll need to provide using the simple Business Account Checklist from UK Finance, the UK’s leading trade association for financial services.

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