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Corporate Banking | Barclays

We provide corporate banking services to UK businesses with an annual turnover of over £5 million, and to large local companies, financial institutions and multinationals in non-UK markets.

If you have a turnover of less than £5m please visit Business Banking (opens in a new window) or call 0800 515 4621

Raise Finance

Asset Finance

Finance to help you fund new equipment or vehicles, enabling you to maximise performance or growth.

Corporate Lending

Benefit from a wide range of finance products to grow your business, recapitalise, refinance and consolidate debt.

Supplier Finance

Optimise your cash and working capital management as well as reduce supply chain risk with this web-based platform.

Working Capital

Ease cashflow fluctuations with a range of products that can support you in covering everyday expenses or planning for growth.

I want to:

Refinance My Business

Our industry specialists take a holistic view of your business, tailoring financial packages around your requirements.

Finance A New Business Asset

We offer financing options to purchase assets such as vehicles, equipment and machinery, supporting business growth without tying up capital reserves.

Acquire Another Business

Our acquisition finance options are developed by specialists, for a range of purchases from franchisee and mid-corporate acquisitions to larger MBOs and M&As.

Encouraging UK Tech Start-Ups

MedicAnimal Co-Founders, Andrew Bucher and Ivan Retzignac, discuss how the UK can develop a more supportive ecosystem for fast-growth technology companies. Read the article.

Financing fast growth: venture capital vs debt

Sean Duffy, Head of Technology, Media and Telecoms, Corporate Banking at Barclays, discusses venture capital, debt products, and where they could figure in your growth plans. Read the article.

Protect My Business

Foreign Exchange

Reduce the risk of the exchange rate volatility and benefit from our sector professionals who can offer you products that meet your FX requirements.

Interest Rates

Manage your exposure and sensitivity to interest rate movements with our range of hedging strategies.

I want to:

Manage My Interest Rate and FX Risk

We offer a range of services to help manage your risk exposure.

Premier League

The Barclays Premier League is now viewed in 212 territories worldwide and Barclays has been sole provider of comprehensive banking services since the League’s formation in 1992. Find more about their experience with Barclays.

How to build a fraud resilient business

Experts discuss current trends in fraud – whether by employees or outsiders – and the steps businesses can take to minimise their exposure. Read more.

Trade Internationally

Bonds, Guarantees and Indemnities

Demonstrate your financial credibility and tender competitively for business with bonds and guarantees issued by Barclays.

LC Discounting

Improve your cashflow by receiving money due to you under a Letter of Credit.

Letters of Credit

Securely settle overseas trade by protecting yourself against payment default and trading risks.

Trade Collections

Receive and make payments efficiently and securely for your exports and imports.

Trade Finance

Improve your cashflow and your trading potential both in the UK and overseas.

Trade Loans

Improve your cashflow by paying your supplier promptly for your purchases or imports.

I want to:

Expand My Business Internationally

Our international trade finance products and services help mitigate the risks of international expansion and maximise working capital.

Trade Overseas

Our global operational services, capabilities and experience can help you trade overseas effectively and securely, regardless of your experience in this area.

Encouraging SMEs to Export

Simon Spinks, Managing Director of Harrison Spinks, discusses the importance of exporting, and how to encourage more SMEs to export goods and services around the world. Read the article.

Best trade finance bank in the UK

We are delighted to have been named Best trade finance bank in the UK by GTR. We are committed to helping UK businesses achieve their trade ambitions. Read more.

Improving the UK’s Exporting Performance

John Winter, CEO, Corporate Banking at Barclays, discusses the importance of exporting, improving the UK’s trade balance, and what Barclays is doing to help. Read the article.

Manage Cash & Payments

Barclays Pingit for corporates

Provide your customers with a secure and convenient way to pay, while making reconciliation easy with our mobile payments service.

Cash Pooling

Optimise the efficiency of your working capital with our Cash Pooling techniques.

Corporate Accounts

Access your funds through our broad range of corporate accounts, in support of your everyday banking needs.

Liquidity Management

Improve the management of your surplus cash through our suite of day-to-day and long-term deposit products.

Online Banking Services

Automate your domestic and global cash management to help mitigate risk and ensure payment security.

Payment and Collections

Access an extensive range of products and services to support your organisation in initiating and receiving payments efficiently.

SEPA Direct Debits

Streamline the way you collect payments from Europe with a single Direct Debit service for all 34 SEPA countries.

I want to:
 

Manage My Cash More Effectively

We offer flexible services for cash management, including optimising access to group liquidity, managing foreign currencies and handling payments.

Best Domestic Cash Manager in the UK

We’re proud to have been voted ‘Best Domestic Cash Manager’ in the UK in Euromoney’s annual cash management survey. Read more about our Cash Management solutions.

Best New Innovation Award

Barclays Pingit for corporates – donate with Gift Aid has been named best new innovation by the Institute of Fundraising. Read more.

Understanding SEPA

SEPA is a single payment market of 33 countries in Europe, which allows consumers and businesses to make and receive payments across the area as easily as within current national borders today. Learn how Barclays can support your business’ migration to SEPA.

UK Presence

Link to more information about our UK and Ireland Presence. Image of a large digger.

Your business can benefit from our in-depth UK regional knowledge and experience.

Read about our presence in your region

Securing Britains Growth

Link to information about Securing Britain’s Growth produced by London Loves Business in partnership with Corporate Banking at Barclays. Image of Securing Britain’s Growth front cover.

Your business can benefit from our in-depth global knowledge and experience.

Read the report

Client Stories

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Find out how we've helped other businesses achieve their ambitions.

Read more about our Client Stories