Santander teams with BCSG to bring cloud services to small businesses
25 June 2014 | 3709 views | 0
BCSG, the award-winning provider of cloud application solutions and small business engagement expertise, announced today that it is teaming up with Santander to offer iBusinessHub to the bank's small business banking customers.
iBusinessHub is designed to support UK small businesses by enabling them to discover and manage innovative software solutions from leading providers which will help their businesses grow and prosper.
iBusinessHub contains a carefully selected list of third-party, cloud-based business applications in three key categories that cover financial and CRM tools, credit management and IT solutions.
Robin Foale, Managing Director of Santander Business Banking, said:
"Santander prides itself on providing innovative, value added services to our customers. This is why we have teamed up with Business Centric Services Group. Our customers will be able to benefit from a suite of online based solutions to assist with their everyday business needs at a significant reduction of the normal price."
"These solutions will help our customers with a range of services from producing accounts, issuing invoices, to comprehensive IT backup and support. Talking to our business customers, we know there is strong demand for these powerful, yet easy to use solutions. This demonstrates our commitment to small businesses and highlights yet another reason to bank with Santander".
John Davis, Managing Director of BCSG added:
"At BCSG, we aim to give small business owners access to powerful technology solutions that help to make their businesses more successful. We are delighted to be working with Santander to achieve that.
"With iBusinessHub, Santander business customers now have the ability to choose applications that help with key business challenges like financial management, late payment and IT. The platform provides small business owners with quality tools, easily delivered, that help their business perform."
Small business owners will be easily able to browse and purchase these modules, create one username and password to log in and administer their apps and make one payment for all of their solutions. The Hub is accessed via a user-friendly dashboard where small businesses ccan access apps whenever and wherever they want - 24/7 via any device. In essence, the Hub makes it easy and cost effective for businesses to source and manage solutions that genuinely help them to be successful. Santander Business Banking current account holders will benefit from a 30 day free trial, plus an exclusive discount on the cost of the modules (at least 50% versus Recommended Retail Price). Customers can also benefit from buying multiple modules.