Business Design Centre

Join global business leaders and emerging future leaders for an unscripted conversation that will challenge the way you think about responsible business. The content on Business Companion is written and verified by expert contributors, but is not designed to be a replacement for professional advice and is intended only for guidance. Only the courts can give an authoritative interpretation of the law. Whatever the challenges you’re facing, we’re here – with tools and resources to help you. Through this programme, we want to help you get your business fit for whatever tomorrow brings.

The package is based on the existing FreshBooks £19 package, with some additional features. You’ll only get the FreshBooks service free if you complete the sign-up journey with FreshBooks through our Online Banking referral, and agree to the FreshBooks terms and conditions. The service will be free for as long as you continue to be an eligible Barclays business customer.

Get a head start with this short guide on key considerations. Human Resources Looking after your people is a priority. Our tools show you how to manage working hours, payroll, health and safety, recruitment and training. We can connect businesses with funding, help you get ‘lender-ready’ and advise you how on to manage cash flow, taxes and more. The Government has announced Pay as you Grow options for Bounce Back borrowers to help businesses get back to regular trading.

The quickest and easiest way to bank with us while social distancing is via our Online Banking and apps. Chamber Networking Breakfast Join us for an update on how we are continuing to support business… Carbon Reduction and the role of Offsetting within your strategy. From Brexit to local issues we represent your views on a national & local level. Boost your sales and profits with international customers. Take your business to the next level with the right skills, investment and finance.

This is as an alternative to using your physical plastic security token for accessing your account and authorising payments. We know online security is important to our customers. Find out about our fraud guarantee, how to stay safe online and more. The world is moving towards a low-carbon future, and the way acquire, use and manage energy is changing.

British Gas suppliesgas and electricityto more businesses than any other energy supplier, providing energy to more than 350,000 organisations. If you’re clearly an innocent victim of fraud on your TSB account, we’ll refund the money you lost from your account. Only TSB offers your business this level of fraud cover. We’ve introduced extra security known as Strong Customer Authentication to keep your account safe when using your Business debit card online. Help lead the way to a more sustainable future. Check out our dedicated Climate Accelerator for start-ups and businesses helping to tackle climate change and protect our planet.

We provide a number of services to our members with pragmatic support by sharing expertise, advice and providing training and networking opportunities. Become a Business Disability Forum member to access a wealth of advice and guidance to help you support your disabled staff and customers. We are a not for profit membership organisation that exists to transform the life chances of disabled people working through and with business to create a disability smart world. Our 450 members employ around 20% of the UK workforce and an estimated 8 million people worldwide.

You can read about energy efficiency, electric vehicle charging, reducing your energy costs, sustainability, energy myth busting and much more. We provide the tools for you to manage your account and billing online. We provide a one-stop service for your changing energy needs – everything from getting your energy connected, to reducing cost and carbon and looking after your commercial boilers. Proactive advice and expert knowledge to help you save and manage your business energy.