There is a lot of thought and planning that goes into starting your own business, whether it’s online or offline, getting your start-up business up and running comes with its stresses.
To help ease some of those worries and chores on your to-do list, icount want to provide you with an easy and quick way to handle your small business banking.
Getting a start up business bank account with a high street bank can mean endless forms, credit checks and assessments. Even after all of the jumping through hoops, you may not be granted a small business bank account and it could be weeks before you hear the final decision.
icount want to help you get up and running faster and allow you more time to spend on your business, rather than the smaller tasks like setting up a bank account.
Here are just a few reasons why icount is the perfect alternative to a high street, small business bank account.
Avoid charges for simply ‘doing business’
At icount, we want you to be able start the business you’ve always wanted to, focusing all of your time and finances on creating a successful startup. That’s why with our business account, you don’t have to worry about charges for receiving funds, and we also provide you with 3 free bank transfers every month.
For those entrepreneurs that want to start an online business and find themselves using PayPal as their main form of receiving payments, it’s easy to link your PayPal account to your icount business account.
Easily manage your money wherever you are
Running your own business means that you don’t follow the normal 9-5 working day. You need to be able to access your account whenever and wherever you may be.
By logging into the Online Servicing Area, you’ll be able to have full control of your business account. Take a look at your balance, set up direct debits and make payments whenever you need to, without having to catch a bank during their opening times.
Having trouble with your account? Not a problem. icount have UK based call centres and take pride in the amazing customer service on offer, so we’re available to help you whenever you need us. Find out how to contact us here.
No unnecessary set-up or monthly fees
Our business bank account is available for just £69 per year and we don’t ask for any monthly fees to keep it running. There are also no set-up fees for creating an account, so all you have to do is pay the annual fee and relax whilst you use your account exactly like a normal small business bank account.
No credit checks for easy and fast set-up
We don’t want checks to get in the way of starting your new business, so we don’t conduct any credit checks, meaning you don’t have to worry about getting your business account up and running.
What do you need when applying for an icount business bank account?
We don’t conduct any credit checks or charge you any set-up fees, but we do need just a handful of information to help us setup your account correctly.
- We need proof that you have been incorporated for a minimum of 3 working days prior to applying for your business account.
- That the business address you have supplied to us is your main office address.
- We need you to make sure you’ve provided your company name, letter for letter as it shows with companies house.
- Make sure you enter the 8 digits of your company registration number correctly.