Sustained growth

For businesses who are set on their growth journey, we've got a range of tailored support to keep that momentum going.

You're growing fast

You're growing at a sustained pace and keen to do more. We're here to support you and share our expertise to help you thrive. 

You've said that you've:

  • an equity investment or grant between £150k and £1m, with some being received in the last 2 years.


  • been growing at 20% year on year, with a turnover between £750k - £2m.

Support from a Business Development Manager

A Business Development Manager (BDM) can look at the way your business is run and help you work out things that could change for the better. They'll work to understand where you're going and provide the support and resources to get you there. Contact your BDM if you need guidance or call the Business team.

Help to grow management course

Created for business owners, senior managers and leaders from all business sectors, this 90% government-funded 12 week course is run by leading business schools across the UK. It could help you develop strategies for growth and innovation to digital adoption. 

Your business will need to be an SME running for at least a year, employing between 5 and 249 people. And you must be a senior decision maker with at least 1 direct report. Only 1 person can attend per business.  After the 90% government funding the cost of the course is £750.

Not a customer yet?

We've been supporting businesses for more than 50 years, and helping them grow. You could choose from accounts aimed at start-ups, or there's our classic business account. 

Available to eligible customers, over 18 who have the right to be self employed in the UK

Be ready for investment

The importance of investor readiness

Our tips and tricks for investment success could help you discover new funding opportunities. There's also videos and pitch guides to make sure you're on top form if opportunity comes knocking.

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Funding and finance

Asset finance with Lombard

Essentially, asset finance is a way of allowing you to buy essential vehicles and equipment without feeling the weight of an outright purchase, while the cost is spread  out for you. It's also used as a way of injecting funds back into cash flow.

Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Business use only.

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Discover our business loans

We've got a range of flexible, everyday business finance options that you might not have considered before. There's various loans and financing options available, which could help your business growth continue.

Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, business use only.

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Join our Entrepreneur Accelerator

Our Accelerator programme supports entrepreneurs to scale their business to the next level with support from our brilliant team who will back you all the way.

Could you trade internationally?

It’s one way to find new customers and boost your business. Overseas markets could offer huge opportunities and aren’t as complicated or expensive to break into as you might think. Our tips and advice could help you to get started trading abroad, and we’ve also got useful insights if you’re thinking about exporting.

More about exporting

We could help with trade loans, bonds, letters of credit and lots more to get you going.

Learn about trade finance

Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Over 18s only. Subject to status, business use only. Any property or asset used as security may be repossessed or forfeited if you do not keep up repayments on any debt secured on it.

Products that could maintain your growth

Take payments easily with Tyl

More customers than ever are looking for digital ways to pay for goods and services. Our simple solution, Tyl takes payments in-store, online or over the phone (eligibility and fees apply).

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Free accounting software? Yes please.

FreeAgent is powerful accounting software that helps you manage everyday business activities like invoicing, staying on top of tax and forecasting cashflow. Even better, it’s free for eligible business customers as long as you retain your account.

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Better business banking with Bankline

Bankline is an enhanced digital platform, tailored to your business. You can view all your accounts on one profile, create multiple users with customised roles and make payments of all sizes securely.

Criteria and fees may apply.

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Growth inspiration from our Business Hub

With a range of articles covering all sorts of business news and views, a couple of minutes reading could help you discover something new. You'll find guidance, market trends, sector news and lots more.