Business Customers

Small and medium-sized businesses make up 99.9 per cent of UK firms, and play a vital role in our economy. Our members’ customers include sole traders, small family-run firms, mid-ranking corporates and listed companies. 

At UK Finance we work with our members and the industry to enhance competitiveness and facilitate innovation, and to promote initiatives which support business customers in areas such as lending, payments and fraud prevention. Our industry standards include the Invoice Finance and Asset-based Professional Standards Framework.

We produce a range of guides to support SMEs and business customers, including our Small Business Current Account Guide. For more guides click on the right.

We also publish monthly and quarterly statistics and analysis, including Business Finance Updates, Banking Support for SMEs and many more.

We offer business fraud prevention advice, including through the Take Five To Stop Fraud campaign. We also have a general learning hub, where details of events, training and webinars can be found.