Over the last few years the small business banking scene has changed dramatically. Gone are the days of waiting weeks if not months for your business bank account to be set up. It can now be done in a matter of minutes. Two of the biggest challenger operations are Tide and Starling. So which is best suited to your small business? Today we’ll find out and look at Tide vs Starling Bank for business banking. As per usual this article contains affiliate links to help fund this website. I’ve personally used both Tide and Starling for my own businesses.
In this review and overview we’re going to take a look at a Tide business account. As a small business owner you really need a dedicated business bank account. This can take weeks or even months to set up through the traditional high street banks. However with a Tide business account you can be up and running in a matter of minutes. Accounts like this aren’t for everyone so let’s have a deep dive in to the pros and cons of a Tide account. Today I’ll give you my brutally honest opinion of Tide. Who is it for and is Tide even a bank account?
Tide have identified a pain point of most small businesses and that’s cash flow management. Cashflow Insights from Tide is a free service that let’s you connect your business bank account to Tide via Open-Banking to help resolve this problem. So what is it and what does it do?
I’m a big fan of challenger banks in the UK. The big players have caused enough problems over the years and competition is always a good thing. In this Starling Bank review I’m taking a look at how the account works, pros & cons and is this the final nail in the coffin for traditional high street banking?
Did you know you can take remote payments using Zettle? In this article I’m taking a look at the ‘Pay-by-Link’ feature. Is it any good and how can it benefit your business? This is great for businesses who are used to taking face-to-face payments who are rapidly evolving their business model to handle more remote ways of working. In this article I’ll step you through taking remote payments from customers.