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International services


Contact us. Our dedicated international business team are available to talk. Call us on 0845 300 0101. Open 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. 

Trading overseas

Whether you are already exporting, or just considering opportunities overseas, our experienced UK team and partner networks in over 100 countries are here to give you the support you need to grow your business internationally. 

They can help you access our range of international products and services designed to make international trading as smooth as possible. 

You can also visit our International section on Business Help where you’ll find a range of tools, guides and case studies to help your business export with confidence.

SME Business Exporting Statistics

Includes Public Liability to protect your business against third party compensation claims for accidental injury or damage to property. If you have employees, £10m of Employers’ Liability cover is added to protect against compensation for injury to staff. Option to combine cover with damage and theft cover for tools.

If you have employees but want cover without Employer’s Liability included, or need a different level of cover to the standard £10m cover, please call 0845 010 8016 for a quote instead.

International accounts

Accounts for businesses trading in the Euro.

For businesses making transactions in foreign currencies.

For businesses that trade internationally in currencies other than sterling.

Making payments internationally

A range of payment services available to help you pay or receive money when trading abroad.

Feel more confident trading in new markets with documentary letters of credit.

Help manage trade transactions through documentary collections.

Support your trading activities with a wide range of guarantees and standby credits.

Simplifies collection of regular payments and subscriptions across the countries within the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA).

Trading internationally

Fast, secure online access to international trade services.

Order sterling or foreign currency securely online through TravelLink.

Protect your contracts against exchange rate movements.

A range of trade financing facilities to help finance your business growth.

More information on Arena

If you need to call us from abroad, or prefer not to use our 0845 number, you can also call us on 01733 347338, to speak to one of our advisors.