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About us

If you're responsible for the banking needs of a business, charity or voluntary organisation, you're already likely to have a pretty clear view of what you're looking for from your bank.

We are The Co-operative Bank, an ethical bank that seeks to make a real difference for our customers and their communities. Founded on the co-operative values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equity, equality and solidarity, we've been pioneering this different way of banking since 1872.

So what do we do?

We organise ourselves to deliver what we believe you and your organisation need. We believe in supporting the UK's social economy by providing our business customers with competitive products, and products they expect from a bank which reflects the values and ethics that we and our customers believe in. We have a range of accounts and services for business and community organisations offering flexible access to your account, including online banking. We provide support with a team of people dedicated to providing the best levels of service to you.

Moneyfacts Best service from a Business bank two time winner 2017 to 2018

Take a look at the awards we have won

How we make a difference?

We are the only UK high street bank with a customer-led Ethical Policy, which sets us apart from other banks. This is the key reason why people and organisations who share these values choose to bank with us. Our customers know their money won't be used in ways that conflict with their beliefs and they also know that they're supporting their local communities simply by choosing to bank with us.

Banking with The Co-operative Bank really does help to make a difference. We believe that successful ethical businesses help to transform communities, build better societies and have the power to drive change.

Our customer testimonials


The bottom line is… Manchester businesses are proud to support their local communities.

Find out why our customers joined us for better business banking and how you can enjoy better business banking with a bank that understands the everyday challenges of running a business.

Read more of our customer testimonials

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme

The Co-operative Bank p.l.c. is a member of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). You may be entitled to compensation from the scheme if we cannot meet our obligations.

Find out more about the FSCS

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