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Ulster Bank Business Banking is available to eligible customers, over 18 who have the right to be self-employed in the UK. 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.

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What we could do for you

We know how important agriculture and farming is to the Northern Ireland economy. That’s why we have a team of accredited agriculture experts to support you in growing your business.

We support a range of local farming enterprises with bespoke finance solutions to help the sector thrive. Our insight is specifically designed to help navigate challenging times and address issues such as climate change, diversity and succession planning.

We provide support via access to our national partner network of industry bodies, foundations, valuers, land agents and technical experts.

Supporting your agri business with rising costs

To help protect your agri business from price increases, we're freezing all charges and tariffs on business current accounts for at least 12 months* and reducing interest rates on a range of Small Business Loans.

We are also offering you the opportunity to apply for overdraft increases, as well as capital repayment holidays on specific products. 

*announced July 2022.

Cormac McKervey - Head of Agriculture

Cormac has been with Ulster Bank for more than 10 years. As well as working for Ulster Bank, he has his own small suckling farm and is an active member of the agri community in Northern Ireland.

Cormac leads our externally accredited agriculture team. We expertise in all forms of local farming sectors such as diary, beef, sheep, poultry, pigs and arable. Our team are core to local farming communities throughout Northern Ireland and are passionate to support your business.

Contact Cormac McKervey:

Mobile: +44 7766 071008
Email: cormac.mckervey@ulsterbank.com

Thinking of selling?

The experts at Coutts have put together a Business Exit Programme to help you make the most of leaving your agriculture business. It’ll take you through the basics of preparing for a sale, plus give you strategies to deal with selling, alongside guidance on life after you’ve sold too. There’s bitesize videos, articles and lots more.

Green initiatives for business

Adopting green practices is crucial in tackling climate change, and it can also help your business be more efficient and gain positive recognition from customers and investors.

Protect your business

When you’ve built something up, you want to look after it the best you can – protecting it against various risks and challenges you may face. Gallagher, our business insurance broker, have a range of options to choose that could protect your business and your staff, including public and employers’ liability to professional indemnity and more.

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Corporate and Commercial Banking

Our Corporate and Commercial teams support businesses that require borrowing of more than £750,000 and/or have business turnover of more than £6.5m.

Corporate and Commercial banking

Business Banking

For business finance between up to £750,000, or for businesses with a turnover up to £6.5m, please contact our business banking team.

Business banking

Business hub

Get the latest news, insight and analysis from our experts to help you make better informed business decisions on the Ulster Bank Business Hub.

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