Tariffs of the English Bank Barclays on international transfers.
Unfortunately, the world is designed so that you have to pay for everything, and the mean, as you know, pays twice. In the offshore industry, the miser pays both 5 and 10 times. They were stingy with the consultation and registered the cheapest classic offshore, which is not suitable for achieving your goals, spent on closing it or simply abandoned, spent on consultation, onshore registration, accounting, opening a bank account, did not think about the merchant account for their business in time – and again from the beginning. Therefore, it is not worth saving money on international business and support of YOUR international business. The good news is that in return we get quality services. If the proposed service is somewhat more expensive than the competitors, it is worth considering what we are overpaying for? And we overpay to get professional service and save our time, and time, as you know, is money. Consultation with professionals from the Offshore Pro Group, you overpay very little – we are looking for new services for the offshore industry of the 21st century, but we also have Swiss banks operating from the 16th century and traditional English bank accounts, which fortunately in the 21st century can be opened remotely. Not many companies will be able to offer you a high-quality opening of a corporate bank account in the UK remotely, and our solution is in fact one of the cheapest solutions and is not uniquely expensive, considering that this service is provided directly from the UK and in Russian. The good news is that if you want to develop your business in the direction of online and e-commerce, then an account in an English bank is suitable for almost any merchant and you do not need to redraw your offshore structure and pay further as a miser.
Be prepared for the fact that bank employees of Barclays bank will require information about the identity of the beneficiary, not only passport information, but also information about his place of residence, which must be confirmed by a residence permit or utility payments in his name. Does the bank want to know your customer? what is called? “In person”, so since you cannot be present in person, you will have to go through multi-level control. The bank works with clients according to the following scheme:
1. Work with the client:
– identification (client; beneficiaries; accounts opened in the name of funds managers and similar intermediaries; persons acting under power of attorney / authorized to sign; one-time clients and clients who are provided with electronic banking services)
– verification of information
– numbered or coded accounts
– offshore jurisdictions
– responsibility for supervision
2. Establishing customer relationships:
– criteria in respect of which the bank will show increased attention
– agreeing with the management of the bank on the possibility of establishing relationships with customers, in respect of which additional measures of thorough verification should be applied
3. Updating customer information
4. Actions to identify unusual or suspicious circumstances:
– definition of unusual or suspicious activity
– identification of unusual or suspicious activity
– actions in case of detection of unusual or suspicious activity
– operations monitoring program
– monitoring on an ongoing basis
6. Responsibility for control
7. Informing management
8. Education and training, information
9. Storage of information
10. Exceptions and deviations from the rules.
11. Organization of countering money laundering in a bank
From your company will need approximately the following data (better all at once):
– CV (CV): curriculum vitae of the beneficiary, education, place of work
– the address of the web site of the local company
– commercial documentation, invoices, contracts
– data on counterparties: names, location
– letters of recommendation (bank – required)
– press responses
– awards, certificates, certificates (i.e. recognition of the company’s excellent qualities from independent organizations)
– other outstanding information about the beneficiary or company
Usually, the bank requests documents about your financial operations, however, after some time, having convinced of the legality of your actions, the bank will no longer request documentation of operations if they do not go beyond the scope of your declared activities.
Both the beneficiary and any other person appointed by him can manage the account. Although sometimes it looks suspicious when in the company, with a minimum number of employees, the account holder is not the beneficiary himself, but another person.
To transfer money, the bank must receive:
– instructions from the account holder, or
– fax instructions with a special code number or word, or
– instructions via the Internet using a special secure banking computer program.