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Barclaycard Business Boost Award

Supporting small businesses on their path to success

Supporting small businesses on their path to success

Supporting small businesses on their path to success

From free tools and resources to business-boosting cash awards, we’re here to support small businesses, whether you’re starting up or scaling up.

We’ve also partnered with Mastercard’s Strive UK programme, and Digital Boost, to help you see whether you’re on the right side of the hustle – or if it’s costing your business. Use the quick links to find out more and to quickly connect to the support we offer.

Are you on the right side of the hustle?
Barclaycard Business Boost Award
Other handy tools and resources

Are you on the right side of hustle?

We’re waging a war on toxic hustle culture. Behind the scenes it can lead to stress, burnout, unproductivity – and a very real cost to UK businesses. So, we want to help you to identify those red flags – before they become harmful habits.

Answer some simple questions to see if you’re on the right side of the hustle – and create your personalised healthy hustle plan, in partnership with Mastercard’s Strive UK programme.

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Are you on the right side of the hustle?
Barclaycard Business Boost Award

Boosting small businesses that need it most

We understand it’s not always a level playing field when it comes to business. In 2022, 20% of new UK businesses were female led. We want to make a difference, whoever you are, whatever your business.

In partnership with Live Nation UK festivals, we launched the Barclaycard Business Boost Award to give five small businesses a unique opportunity each year; receiving £10,000 to support their growth – and a prime spot at a UK festival to boost their business.

Watch this space for details on how to enter for 2024 – or check out our tools and resources.


Whisking up wins with Brownie and the Bean


How Otis Breading spent their dough


Life is sweet for Elixir in the Isle of Wight

Tools and resources to support your growth

More ways we can help to boost your business

Always giving you the best value

Always giving you the best value

You’ll always get the best for your money, whatever card – or card reader you take out.

Rewards for your business

Rewards for your business

Enjoy handpicked rewards from top brands to help your business go the extra mile.

We're around when you need us

We’re around when you need us

Our friendly team are on hand to support you through every twist and turn.

1The Alison Rose Review of Female Entrepreneurship: Progress Report 2023