Founded in 1865, HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations, serving more than 39 million customers worldwide.
In 2019, we won the title of ‘The World’s Best Bank for SMEs’ in Euromoney magazine’s Awards for Excellence. We also won ‘Best Business Banking Provider’ at the British Bank Awards 2018.
We are committed to working with UK SMEs to help them realise their ambitions and over the past five years have committed £46bn in lending to enterprises in this sector. Recent online initiatives, such as our Business Lending Eligibility Checker and HSBC LinkScreen, are designed to make it easy for SMEs seeking loans.
We’re also able to support the ambitions of internationally-minded businesses through our global network, with offices in 66 international markets.
Alongside our financial support, we offer guidance to SMEs through a range of channels, including:
- Strategies for Growth events offer networking and insights on business growth
- The HSBC UK Insights Hub provides expert insights, case studies and a range of ‘how-to’ guides
- Through our Financial Wellbeing programme, we work with businesses to help their employees build their understanding of key financial topics.
To find out more, visit: http://www.hsbc.com/about-hsbc/structure-and-network/commercial-banking