About Business Online

About Bol

The global economy never sleeps. To meet the demands this environment makes on you, Standard Bank offers Business Online (BOL), a market leading transactional banking channel/platform that provides you with online banking at your fingertips 24/7, anytime, anywhere.

Available in English, Portuguese and French, this business online platform leverages the Standard Bank Group’s extensive global footprint and state-of-the-art systems. You have instant access to the entire Standard Bank Group banking portfolios, in 19 African markets, across services, countries and currencies.

With Business Online banking single sign-on, you also have access to Standard Bank’s online Investor Services, International Trade, Global Liquidity Management and eMarket online Trader solutions.

Your online security is paramount to us. That’s why every layer of Business Online has been built using the latest security technology – from the solution technology layer, to the communication infrastructure layers and into the client/user environments.

Who is Business Online for?

Business Online has been built to satisfy the diverse needs of our Corporate, Commercial and Business banking clients. To meet the evolving requirements of local and cross-border banking, Business Online banking offers several key capabilities in one streamlined solution. The online banking system is simple, yet its functionality is powerful:

The five key benefits of Business Online are:

Single sign-on

You have instant access to your entire Standard Bank/Stanbic portfolio anytime, and with a single sign-on.

Global

Business Online is a platform channel for our Corporate, Commercial and Business banking clients. Spanning the African continent, it cuts across product, region, currency and segment.

Simplicity

You have the power to choose the functionality that best suits your needs. You can select self-service or bank-delivered administration, or a combination of both.

Navigation

Enjoy improved navigation with Breadcrumbs and easy to use search options. You also have easy access to frequently used functions and links with a single view of all your activities.

Security

Our platform is secure. An advanced security feature known as two-factor authentication requires users to provide two passwords – your own password and a one-time token generated password.

How to apply for Business Online

To gain access to Standard Bank’s world class Business Online banking solution, offered globally, contact our skilled team for assistance. Click here for detail on how to contact us.

Accolades

Global Finance World’s Best Trade Finance Banks 2018

  • Best trade finance provider in Africa
  • Best trade finance provider in Botswana
  • Best trade finance provider in Kenya
  • Best trade finance provider in South Africa

Global Finance World’s Best Treasury & Cash Management Providers 2018

  • Best bank for liquidity management in Africa
  • Best treasury & cash management provider in Angola
  • Best treasury & cash management provider in Botswana
  • Best treasury & cash management provider in South Africa

Global Finance World’s Best Sub-custodian Bank 2018

  • Best sub-custodian bank in Africa
  • Best sub-custodian bank in Mozambique
  • Best sub-custodian bank in Namibia
  • Best sub-custodian bank in Nigeria

EMEA finance Treasury Service 2018

  • Best cash management services in Africa
  • Best trade finance services in Africa
  • Best treasury services in Africa

Business Online FAQs

  1. Who can use Business Online?
    Global Standard Bank/Stanbic Bank Corporate, Commercial and Business banking clients that hold an active Standard Bank/Stanbic Bank transaction account.
  2. How can I qualify for Business Online?
    Global Standard Bank Corporate, Commercial and Business banking clients qualify for Business Online. To confirm suitability of Business Online for your specific banking needs and to sign-up for access, please engage with your Standard Bank/Stanbic Bank representative.
  3. How can I access Standard Bank’s Business Online?
    To confirm suitability of Business Online for your specific banking needs and to sign-up for access, please engage with your Standard Bank/Stanbic Bank contact person. Alternatively, simply follow the ‘links’ provided on this website.
  4. How do I download the Business Online banking app?
    Navigate to the Business Online Website (www.businessonline.standardbank.com) and follow the instructions to download and install the application onto your computer.
  5. Troubleshooting Business Online
    Please engage with your Standard Bank/Stanbic Bank representative or, alternatively, the Business Online Contact Centre.