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Bright Ideas Accountancy are proud to partner with Cater Allen in order to ensure all our clients receive the best service available along with fast opening times.

Cater Allen are proud to have a long and respected heritage of being a specialist provider of banking services to Business clients, in particular Contractors and Freelancers supported by their Accountant.

As part of the Santander group we are backed by one of the world’s biggest banks and hold a separate FSCS license to our parent group.

Our focus is on personal service, which combined with our specialist range of accounts, enables us to provide the kind of banking experience that is difficult to match. 

Business Bank accounts can be opened in less than 3 working days.  In addition to interest bearing instant access accounts, we offer 30-day notice accounts, and have a comprehensive range of Fixed Term Deposits at money market rates.

  • No minimum balance required if introduced by Bright Ideas Accountancy
  • Funds may be held in sterling, euro or US dollar
  • 30 free transactions per month
  • Monthly statements
  •   Full chequebook and banking facilities – bill payments, standing orders and direct debits
  • VISA Debit Card – with no annual fee
  • Competitive tiered rates of interest, so the larger the balance the greater the return.

Should you want any further information with regards to Cater Allen please contact the team on 0161 669 4221 or email us at

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  • After trying two other accountancy firms, which made my start in running a business MORE difficult than it needed to be, I am very pleased with the advice and support provided by BI Accountancy. I get very prompt responses to queries, with good explanations, that I have confidence in.

    Kate Farley
    Kate Farley
  • Michael and the BI team initially restructured my Freeagent account to get things in order. They also taught me how to properly utilise the software. Since then they have been responsive and proactive. Can’t recommend them enough.

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    Col Skinner
  • Thank you to Mike for educating me on the world of accounting and managing my finances efficiently. I have found your service to be excellent. I really appreciate your timely response rate and friendly yet professional nature, you have been a pleasure to deal with

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    John McNaughton
  • Michael has always been a friendly voice on the phone when I require help on my accounting needs. Emails are always answered promptly and advise always given when needed.

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    Samuel Clarke
  • Since transferring over to the accountancy, my needs have been met efficiently, effectively and professionally.

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