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Tide Business Current Account
Tide, bank accounts for freelancers and growing businesses

Fast: Tide gives you an account number and sort code in as little as 5 minutes

Focused: Designed for growing businesses and freelancers

Simple: No monthly fees and just 20p for transfers

Secure: Safe, powerful and loved by members


A business current account with Tide offers you the following benefits:

  • Instant credit (if approved) – access up to £15,000 with flexible access and no hidden cost
  • Easy accounting – connect seamlessly to your accounting software
  • Card control – order free team cards and manage via the Tide app
  • Quick invoicing – create and pay invoices anytime, anywhere with just a tap

To qualify for the cashback offer ensure you select Tide on the Business Banking page under the Business Essentials section during your company order formation process.

How it works

A business current account with Tide offers you the following benefits:

  • Scan your ID
  • Confirm your details
  • Take a security photo

Once your details have been approved you will receive a UK sort code and account number and a Mastercard which will give you free card transactions at home and abroad.

Tide: Business Banking, designed for growing businesses and freelancers

Within a year of Tide launching their services, 1 in 12 business current accounts were opened in the UK helping 40,000 entrepreneurs realise their dream of running a business.

Tide is safe to use as members' funds are in a separate, ring-fenced account meaning your money is never invested or lent out. Tide is also FCA approved as their trusted partner, Prepay Solutions (PPS), hold an e-money license with the UK Financial Conduct Authority.

Working smartly Tide classifies your transactions, helps you with expenses and allows smooth connection to accounting software like Xero or FreeAgent.

How much does it cost?

Tide is 100% transparent with no monthly or annual fees. Your Tide Mastercard will provide free purchases at home and abroad. You only pay for what you use, the charges applied are as follows:

  • 20p per bank transfer
  • £1 per ATM withdrawal

To be eligible for a £40 cashback you will need to successfully open a business account through our referral and make a deposit.