Business Banking | Ulster Bank Northern Ireland

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We're here to support you

Support to get your business moving again as lockdown eases

Coronavirus support

Apply for a Bounce Back Loan (BBL)

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You could be eligible for lending from £2k to £50k over 6 years for businesses impacted by coronavirus. No interest payments for 12 months.

Bounce Back Loan in detail

Top up your existing Bounce Back Loan

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If you've borrowed less than 25% of the annual turnover on your BBL application, you could apply for a top-up subject to an overall cap of £50k. Eligibility criteria applies.

Bounce back loan top up details

Repayment holiday for existing loans

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Ulster Bank customers may be able to take a 12 month repayment holiday on existing business loans. Eligibility criteria apply.

Repayment holiday in detail
Free accounting software for our business customers

FreeAgent is award-winning* accounting software used by over 100,000 small businesses to monitor cashflow, fire off multi-currency invoices and record expenses.

If you’re an Ulster Bank NI business current account customer, you can get the full version for free, as long as you retain your bank account.

Need help getting started? Find out more here

*Most Outstanding Accounting Software of the Year, SME News Business Elite, 2019.

Stay safe and sign up for online banking

The quickest and easiest way to bank with us while social distancing is via our online banking.


Anytime Internet Banking

Internet banking for smaller businesses.
Manage your accounts 24/7.

More about Anytime Internet Banking


For businesses that manage a higher volume or value of payments.

Find out more about Bankline

Anytime Banking and Bankline are available to Ulster business customers with an eligible account and some services may not be available on all account types. Bankline fees apply.

Brexit: supporting you through the transition

Visit our hub to find information on Brexit and what it may mean for you and your business.

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Business news, insight and analysis on ContentLive

Get the latest news and analysis from our experts to help you make better informed business decisions.

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Proposed Business Transfer

We're going to ask the High Court in Belfast for permission to transfer the business of Ulster Bank Limited to NatWest.

To make these changes we're using a Banking Business Transfer Scheme.

There will be no change to your banking services. 

Find out what it means

Independent service quality survey results – Business current accounts

Published August 2020.

As part of a regulatory requirement, an independent survey was conducted to ask customers of the five largest business current account providers, whether they would recommend their provider to other small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

See full results in more detail (PDF, 495KB)

BBL, CBILS and CLBILS are managed by the British Business Bank on behalf of, and with the financial backing of, the Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

British Business Bank plc is a development bank wholly owned by HM Government. It is not authorised or regulated by the PRA or the FCA.


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