Business easy access savings accounts

Our business easy access savings account offers you a competitive rate and complete control over your funds.

You can deposit anywhere between £1,000 and £85,000, withdraw funds (subject to a minimum withdrawal amount) without any notice periods, and add to your savings — whenever you like.

 

A straightforward savings account for your business

It’s quick and easy to open a business savings account online with Shawbrook. We prefer to keep things simple so you can manage your account online, too. But if you have any questions, our dedicated customer service team is on hand every step of the way.

Find out more about our easy access business account and its current interest rate in our table below.

Easy Access Business Account Issue 8 Summary PDF
AER
0.80% Variable
Gross
0.80% Annually
0.80% Monthly
Min Balance
£1,000
Max Balance
£85,000

Terms explained

AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates the interest rate if it was paid and compounded each year. We quote the AER on all of our accounts so that you can compare our products with those of other banks.

GROSS is the interest rate without the deduction of income tax. This is the interest rate paid on your account.

Regulation

Shawbrook is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and regulated by​ the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority. The FCA and PRA regulate many different kinds of financial services companies, and make sure that banks treat their customers fairly. Find out more at www.fca.org.uk or www.bankofengland.co.uk/prudential-regulation.

About our business easy access savings account

Before opening an account, it’s important you have all of the necessary information.

Here at Shawbrook Bank, we believe in straightforward savings. Before deciding whether our easy access business savings account is the right option, you may find the following information useful.

If you’re looking for quick, flexible access to your cash while earning an attractive interest rate, our competitive, easy access savings account may be the best business savings account for you. You can withdraw cash (subject to a minimum withdrawal amount) and add to your funds whenever you like without incurring any fees.

What’s more, our easy access account gives flexible access to your business savings, making it simple to withdraw and deposit funds at any time.

It’s important for business owners to have money set aside for any unplanned expenses such as emergencies and business opportunities. You never know what’s around the corner, so it can help to have cash readily available whenever you need it.

All eligible deposits into our business savings accounts are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). For more information, please visit www.fscs.org.uk.

The interest rate on our business easy access savings accounts is variable and subject to change per our terms and conditions. Please refer to your Key Product Information document and our Terms and Conditions for more details.

You can apply for an easy access business savings account online if:

  • You are a sole trader or partnership (excluding limited liability partnerships) or;
  • Your business is a limited company (limited by shares or limited by guarantee) that has not appointed a corporate director, has at least one person with significant control registered at Companies House and no more than four shareholders and;
  • You have no more than four signatories authorised to operate the account and do not hold an existing business savings account with us.

You will need to contact us by telephone to open an account if:

  • Your business is a limited liability partnership or;
  • You are opening the account for a limited company (limited by share or limited by guarantee) that has appointed a corporate director or does not have at least one person with significant control registered at Companies House or;
  • You hold an existing business savings account with us.

To open an account, your business must be UK-registered and all directors and beneficial owners must be at least 18 years old, a permanent UK resident, and only subject to UK tax. You can only hold one easy access account per business with us. Our business easy access savings accounts are not available to charities or trusts.

You can withdraw from our business easy access savings account without notice. You won’t be charged a fee for withdrawals, and there are no limits to the number of withdrawals you make, but the account is subject to a minimum withdrawal amount of £500.

For more information, please refer to your Key Product Information document.

Interest is calculated daily and will be paid on the anniversary of the date we received your first deposit — either monthly or annually, depending on the product you choose. If the anniversary falls on a weekend or a bank holiday, your interest will be credited on the next working day.

As the interest rates on our business savings accounts are calculated as gross, your account will display interest before taxes are deducted. You will need to deduct tax yourself by declaring it as part of your annual tax return.

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