The Standards set out principles of good practice in relation to lending to business customers with an annual turnover of up to £6.5m (exclusive of VAT and other turnover related taxes), and which does not have a complex ownership structure (for example, business with overseas, multiple, or layered ownership structures). The Standards cover loans, credit cards, charge cards and current account overdrafts across the customer / product lifecycle.
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If you use HSBCnet, HSBC Connect or SWIFT for Corporates and have entered into any of the following agreements: E-Channels Customer Master Agreement, HSBCnet Agreement, SWIFT Score Industry Standard, SWIFT MACUG agreement or Hexagon Agreement, the following terms and conditions have been amended: