At Bank of Ireland, we understand the challenges facing small businesses and are committed to supporting their needs. Whether you’re starting out or have established your own business, Bank of Ireland has the best range of banking and practical business solutions on the market. We offer help and expertise, ensuring that you get the most out of the opportunities ahead. We offer a full range of business products and services to effectively manage all of your business banking requirements. With at least one Business Adviser in every one of our 270 branches, you'll feel the difference in our level of service.
Bank of Ireland was the first Irish bank to offer a package of benefits designed exclusively for start-up businesses and over the years, we have enhanced and improved the package to best support new businesses. Our Business Start Up Package offers a range of current account services free of charge for start up businesses for 2 years, plus exclusive offers from Bank of Ireland and other leading businesses.
Poor cash flow management, inadequate collection of debtors and over expansion are all common problems for small businesses. Our range of products allows you to manage your business the easy way, for example, our Visa Business Cards simplify the expense reconciliation process and can help you achieve significant cost savings. Accessing your money is always easy with over 270 Bank of Ireland branches and 2000 ATMs nationwide. We also provide online banking services and 24 hour telephone access through 365business and Business On Line. Our dedicated Business Advisers are always on hand to provide expertise and support.
Our Small Business Loan is suitable for investment and working capital requirements and offers competitive rates and flexible repayment options. Our Developing Business loan provides finance of up to €25,000 to businesses within the first five years of growth, with no security required.
In addition to our range of financial products and services, Bank of Ireland offers an online training course especially designed for those considering starting or already managing a small business ( www.bankofirelandstartupcourse.com) . The benefit of this course – unique in the market – is that start-up and existing business owners can access it for free and in their own time. Running a business involves a lot of work, planning and excitement. The experience becomes far more manageable with advice and practical support from real Business Banking specialists.