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Bicknell Business Advisers are now Starling Bank Partners


Who are Starling Bank?
Founded in 2014 by Anne Boden, Starling is the UK’s first mobile bank offering super-fast setup,
beautifully simple money management and 24/7 support, all with no monthly fees. From small
businesses with big ambitions to freelancers figuring out tax returns, Starling’s award-winning
business bank account is designed to make entrepreneurial life a little easier.

Key features
# No monthly account fees
# Speedy setup
# Apply in minutes, with no three week waits.
# Integrate with Xero, QuickBooks and FreeAgent
# 24/7 UK customer support
# Stay in the know
# With real time payment alerts and categorised transactions
for spending insights.
# Easy deposits
# Deposit money at over 11,500 Post Office branches*. Send cheques via freepost, too.
# FSCS protection
Starling are a fully registered bank and the FSCS protects any money you keep with us up to £85,000 for
eligible customers.**

Who’s eligible for a Starling business bank account?
• You’re the owner of a limited company and you’re the only person with significant control
(PSC) over it.
• You’re part of a limited company with multiple owners. With our multi-PSC account, you and
your fellow PSCs will each get a Mastercard debit card and access to a beautifully simple
mobile bank account. For more information, read our blog post titled ‘Introducing: Multiowner mobile business accounts for limited companies’.
• You’re self-employed. Our sole trader account is available exclusively to those who already
have a Starling Bank personal account.
Entities engaged in, or linked in any way to, certain activities may not be able to open or have a business
bank account with Starling. Visit our Legal Documentation page at
and select Business Current Account Terms for more information.

Getting started
Apply in minutes
It takes just a few minutes, direct from your mobile. No paperwork or branch visits required.
● Click on your Accountants application link
● Download the app from Google Play Store or the App Store.
● Enter your personal details
● Verify who you are by uploading your identification documents and sending us a short video
● We’ll carry out some quick checks at a UK Credit Reference Agency
● Provide a few details about your business, such as its day to day activities and online
● We will then look to approve your application as soon as possible so you can start making
the most of all the features to help you manage your business finances better.

Ready to switch to Starling?
With the Current Account Switch Service (CASS), you* can make Starling your main business bank account in
just seven working days. It’s worth noting that the CASS service is currently only available to Starling business
customers with companies that have one person of significant control.

Introducing SYFT Analytics




SYFT is great way to analyse and visualize your accounting information, it uses the data from Xero, Sage and Quickbooks to show you insights and to compare to industry benchmarks.

We have just started to use it with our clients.

Its fully GDPR compliant.

Would you like to know more about SYFT?