Bicknell Business Advisers are Starling Bank Partners

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 We’re a fully registered bank and the FSCS protects any money you keep with us up to £85,000 for eligible customers.

Bicknell Business Advisers are TIDE Bank Partners

Mettle is the free business account by NatWest that gives people the financial confidence to turn their passion into opportunity. It’s built for contractors, freelancers and small businesses.


Customers can apply for an account in minutes, create and send customised invoices and connect to accounting software to help keep track of their books – all from their phone or desktop. The account comes with a UK account number and sort code and funds up to £85,000 are protected by the FSCS.


Mettle includes easy-to-use bookkeeping and tax-related tools, as well as its unique integration with FreeAgent accounting software, offering all customers free access and savings of up to £150 a year.

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Commercial Current Account.pdf

Metro Bank

Unit 1 & 2, West Quay Shopping Centre, Above Bar

Southampton, SO15 1QD

Leigh Atkinson

Local Director, Southampton


Turnover Of £2M & Above

 Leigh Atkinson - Local Director - - 07908 198875


Turnover of £2M & Below

 Thekla Galazoudi - Local Business Manager - - 07980 691454


Rui Marques Costa - Local Business Manager - - 07807 924250

Barclays Bank

6-8 High Street, Ringwood, Hants, 

BH24 1BZ

Steve Allanson

Business Development Manager, Dorset & New Forest and good liaison point for the wider market for our Bicknell Business Adviser clients 


Turnover Of £400k & Above if Switching Banks for more complex needs or simply a change of bank

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