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Bank charges
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Has anyone out there managed to get free banking. Our bank regards us as a business not a charity, and now after the two year initial period of free banking we are looking at hefty charges. It would…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Trevor Roberts Feb 10, 2015.

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John Trevor Roberts replied to John Trevor Roberts's discussion Bank charges
"John Thanks for your interest in this and if you come up with anything let me know. We are a Coffee Shop so pay all our suppliers and staff by BACS initiated and authorised online, it works well, and is how we want to operate - it is the only way…"
Feb 10, 2015
John Mulkerrin replied to John Trevor Roberts's discussion Bank charges
"Interesting point John, perhaps all of them are going to 'upsell' things like online authorisation. I hadnt known this was a difference to be honest, I'll have a root around and update if I get any more info but am guessing all…"
Feb 10, 2015
John Trevor Roberts replied to John Trevor Roberts's discussion Bank charges
"We followed up with the Coop Bank as sugested, who purport to offer free banking to CICs including "the freedom to manage your account 24/7 however it suits you online". It transpires that they will only allow dual authorisation online to…"
Feb 9, 2015
Tim Cooper replied to John Trevor Roberts's discussion Bank charges
"Hi Trevor - I would be interested in the answer. We are with Lloyds on a free deal but i assume that will expire in due course. Thanks Tim Cooper - Communities Insurance brokers CIC"
Dec 12, 2014
John Mulkerrin replied to John Trevor Roberts's discussion Bank charges
"Here you go as one example: http://www.co-operativebank.co.uk/business/community/community-directplus best regards John"
Dec 11, 2014
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Bank charges

Has anyone out there managed to get free banking. Our bank regards us as a business not a charity, and now after the two year initial period of free banking we are looking at hefty charges. It would be helpful if we could point to a CIC being regarded in the same category as a charity by a bank.Trevor Roberts, Threlkeld Community Coffee Shop CICSee More
Dec 11, 2014
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What is your postcode?
CA12 4SQ
Name of organisation (if any) you are associated with?
Threlkeld Community Coffee Shop Community Interest Company
Is that organisation a CIC?
Yes
Are you interested in representing a CIC at the CIC Association AGM?
No
Are you interested in working in partnership with the CIC Association?
No

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