Microsoft 365 for Business UK or US – Basic Standard Premium and 365 Apps

Microsoft 365 for Business in UK or US includes Microsoft 365 Business Basic, Microsoft 365 Business Standard, Microsoft 365 Business Premium and Microsoft 365 Apps for business.

Previously these 4 product options were known as “office 365 business”.
Take a look at the table below showing current and previous names.

Currently Known as:Formerly Known as:
Microsoft 365 Business BasicOffice 365 Business Essentials
Microsoft 365 Business StandardOffice 365 Business Premium
Microsoft 365 Business PremiumMicrosoft 365 Business
Microsoft 365 Apps for businessOffice 365 Business
Microsoft 365 Business Plans previous names.

Microsoft 365 Business UK
Microsoft 365 Business UK

Microsoft 365 consists of cloud productivity product options that help you achieve what matters, in your work and life, with best-in-class Office apps, intelligent cloud services, and advanced security.


Microsoft 365 Business Basic

UK – £3.80 user/month: (US – $5.00 user/month):

Microsoft 365 Business Basic – (annual commitment). Price does not include VAT.

Buy now Or try free for 1 month

Save on Microsoft 365 Business Basic with an annual plan

Recommended For:

Best for businesses that need easy remote solutions, with Microsoft Teams, secure cloud storage, and Office Online (desktop versions not included).

Microsoft 365 Business Basic – Premium Office apps included

Web and mobile versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint included.

Microsoft 365 Business Basic – Secure cloud services included

  • Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Microsoft SharePoint

Microsoft 365 Business Standard

UK – £9.40 user/month ; (US – $12.50 user/month) ;

Microsoft 365 Business Standard – (annual commitment) Price does not include VAT.

Buy now Or try free for 1 month: Microsoft 365 Business Standard Plans

Recommended For:

Best for businesses that need full remote work and collaboration tools including Microsoft Teams, secure cloud storage, business email, and premium Office applications across devices.

Microsoft 365 Business Standard – Premium Office apps included

  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Publisher (PC only)
  • Microsoft Access (PC only)

Microsoft 365 Business Standard – Secure cloud services included

  • Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Microsoft SharePoint

Microsoft 365 Business Premium

UK – £15.10 user/month : (US – $20.00 user/month)

Microsoft 365 Business Premium (annual commitment). Price does not include VAT.

Buy now Or try free for 1 month: Microsoft 365 Business Premium

Recommended For:

Best for businesses that require secure, remote work solutions with everything included in Business Standard, plus advanced cyberthreat protection and device management.

Microsoft 365 Business Premium – Premium Office apps included

  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Publisher (PC only)
  • Microsoft Access (PC only)

Microsoft 365 Business Premium – Secure cloud services included

  • Microsoft Teams
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Microsoft Intune
  • Microsoft Azure Information Protection

Microsoft 365 Apps

UK – £7.90 user/month ; (US – $8.25 user/month)

Microsoft 365 Apps for business, (annual commitment). Price does not include VAT.

Buy now Or try free for 1 month:

Microsoft 365 Apps for business plans

Recommended For:

Best for businesses that need Office apps across devices and cloud file storage. Business email and Microsoft Teams not included.

Microsoft 365 Apps – Premium Office apps included

  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Publisher (PC only)
  • Microsoft Access (PC only)

Microsoft 365 Apps – Secure cloud services included

  1. MicrosoftOneDrive

Microsoft 365 Business Plans for SMBs – Prices, Apps and Secure Services included Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business BasicMicrosoft 365 Business StandardMicrosoft 365 Business PremiumMicrosoft 365 Apps for business


UK – £3.80 user/month

(US – $5.00 user/month)

(annual commitment)

Price does not include VAT.

Get started

Try free for 1 month4

UK – £9.40 user/month

(US – $12.50 user/month)

(annual commitment)

Price does not include VAT.

Get started

Try free for 1 month

UK – £15.10 user/month

(US – $20.00 user/month)

(annual commitment)

Price does not include VAT.

Get started

Try free for 1 month

UK – £7.90 user/month

(US – $8.25 user/month)

(annual commitment)

Price does not include VAT.

Get started
Best for businesses that need easy remote solutions, with Microsoft Teams, secure cloud storage, and Office Online (desktop versions not included).Best for businesses that need full remote work and collaboration tools including Microsoft Teams, secure cloud storage, business email, and premium Office applications across devices.Best for businesses that require secure, remote work solutions with everything included in Business Standard, plus advanced cyberthreat protection and device management.Best for businesses that need Office apps across devices and cloud file storage.

Business email and Microsoft Teams not included.
Premium Office apps includedPremium Office apps includedPremium Office apps includedPremium Office apps included
Web and mobile versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint included.3
Microsoft Outlook,
Microsoft Word,
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint,
Microsoft Publisher (PC only),
Microsoft Access (PC only)
Microsoft Outlook,
Microsoft Word,
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint,
Microsoft Publisher (PC only),
Microsoft Access (PC only)
Microsoft Outlook,
Microsoft Word,
Microsoft Excel,
Microsoft PowerPoint,
Microsoft Publisher (PC only),
Microsoft Access (PC only)
Secure cloud services includedSecure cloud services includedSecure cloud services includedSecure cloud services included

Microsoft Teams,
Microsoft Exchange,
Microsoft OneDrive,
Microsoft SharePoint
Microsoft Teams,
Microsoft Exchange,
Microsoft OneDrive,
Microsoft SharePoint

Microsoft Teams,
Microsoft Exchange,
Microsoft OneDrive,
Microsoft SharePoint,
Microsoft Intune,
Microsoft Azure Information Protection

Microsoft OneDrive
Microsoft 365 Business Basic


UK – £3.80 user/month

(US – $5.00 user/month)

(annual commitment)
Microsoft 365 Business Standard


UK – £9.40 user/month

(US – $12.50 user/month)

(annual commitment)
Microsoft 365 Business Premium


UK – £15.10 user/month

(US – $20.00 user/month)

(annual commitment)
Microsoft 365 Apps


UK – £7.90 user/month

(US – $8.25 user/month)

(annual commitment)
Microsoft 365 Business Standard PlansMicrosoft 365 Business Standard PlansMicrosoft 365 Business Premium
Microsoft 365 Apps for business plans
Microsoft 365 Business Plans for SMBs – Prices, Apps and Secure Services included Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business UK Plans for SMBs – Features Comparison Table

Feature nameMicrosoft 365 Business BasicMicrosoft 365 Business StandardMicrosoft 365 Business PremiumMicrosoft 365 Apps for business
Teamwork and communication
IncludedYES includedIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
Web and mobile versions of Office apps
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Email and calendaring
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
File storage and sharing Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Security and compliance Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
This feature is partially included
Support and deploymentIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Tools to build and manage your business This feature is partially includedIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
This feature is partially included
Desktop versions of Office apps for PC and Mac Not includedIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Advanced threat protection Not includedNot includedIncluded
YES included
Not included
PC and mobile device management Not includedNot includedIncluded
YES included
Not included
Microsoft 365 Business Basic

UK£3.80 user/month

(US – $5.00 user/month)

(annual commitment)
Microsoft 365 Business Standard

UK £9.40 user/month

(US – $12.50 user/month)

(annual commitment)
Microsoft 365 Business Premium

UK – £15.10 user/month


(US – $20.00 user/month)

(annual commitment)
Microsoft 365 Apps

UK£7.90 user/month

(US – $8.25 user/month)

(annual commitment)
Microsoft 365 Business Plans for SMBs – Features Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business UK Plans – Teamwork and Communication – Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business BasicMicrosoft 365 Business StandardMicrosoft 365 Business PremiumMicrosoft 365 Apps for business
Teamwork and CommunicationIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
Host online meetings and video calls for up to 300 people with Microsoft Teams2Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
Chat with your team from your desktop or on the go with Microsoft TeamsIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
Bring together all your team’s chats, meetings, files, and apps so you can easily connect and collaborate from one place with Microsoft TeamsIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
Create team sites to share information, content, and files throughout your intranet using SharePointIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
Join meetings on the go with a dial-in number using Audio ConferencingAvailable as add-onAvailable as add-onAvailable as add-onNot included
Microsoft 365 Business Plans – Teamwork and Communication – Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business UK Plans – Web and Mobile versions of Office apps – Comparison Table

Web and Mobile versions of Office appsIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Web versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNoteIncluded
YES includedPlus a web version of Outlook
Included
YES includedPlus a web version of Outlook
Included
YES includedPlus a web version of Outlook
Included
YES included
Always up-to-date versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote for iOS and Android on up to 5 mobile devices and 5 tablets1Included
YES includedPlus Outlook
Included
YES includedPlus Outlook
Included
YES includedPlus Outlook
Included
YES included
Real-time coauthoring so multiple users can work in the same document, simultaneouslyIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Microsoft 365 Business Plans – Web and Mobile versions of Office apps – Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business UK Plans – Email and calendaring – Comparison Table

Email and calendaringIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
Email hosting with 50 GB mailboxIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
Use your own custom domain name (for example, [email protected])Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
Business-class email on mobile devices, tablets, desktops, and the web with ExchangeIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
Manage your calendar, share available meeting times, schedule meetings, and get remindersIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
Schedule meetings and respond to invitations with ease using shared calendarsIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
Set up new user emails, restore deleted accounts, create custom scripts, and more from anywhereIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Microsoft 365 Business Plans – Email and calendaring – Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business Plans – File storage and sharing – Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business BasicMicrosoft 365 Business StandardMicrosoft 365 Business PremiumMicrosoft 365 Apps for business
File storage and sharingIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
1 TB of OneDrive storage for file storage and sharingIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Work on a file and save it directly to OneDrive or SharePoint; your changes are updated across your synced devicesIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES includedOneDrive only
Share files with external contacts by providing access or guest linksIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Securely share documents and send emails so only those with the right permissions can access the informationIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Access and sync files on PC or Mac and mobile devicesIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Microsoft 365 Business Plans – File storage and sharing – Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business Plans – Security and Compliance – Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business BasicMicrosoft 365 Business StandardMicrosoft 365 Business PremiumMicrosoft 365 Apps for business
Security and ComplianceIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
This feature is partially included
Protect your email against spam, malware, and known threats with Exchange Online ProtectionIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
Meets key international, regional, and industry-specific standards and terms, with more than 1,000 security and privacy controlsIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Control who and when someone has access to your business information with security groups and custom permissionsIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Create password policies that require users to reset their passwords after a specified number of days.Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Microsoft 365 Business Plans – Security and Compliance – Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business Plans – Support and Deployment – Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business BasicMicrosoft 365 Business StandardMicrosoft 365 Business PremiumMicrosoft 365 Apps for business
Support and DeploymentIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Around the clock phone and online supportIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Have peace of mind with 99.9% financially-backed uptime guaranteeIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Maximum number of users300300300300
Licensed for commercial useIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Microsoft 365 Business Plans – Support and Deployment – Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business Plans – Tools to build and manage your business – Comparison Table

Tools to build and manage your businessThis feature is partially includedIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
This feature is partially included
Gather feedback from your customers and employees with Microsoft FormsIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Plan schedules and daily tasks with Microsoft TeamsIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
Track information and work that matters most to your team with Microsoft ListsIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
Make it easier for your customers to schedule and manage appointments with Microsoft BookingsNot includedIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Not included
Have real-time, accurate mileage tracking and reporting in the palm of your hand with MileIQNot includedIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Microsoft 365 Business Plans – Tools to build and manage your business – Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business Plans – Desktop versions of Office apps for PC and Mac – Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business BasicMicrosoft 365 Business StandardMicrosoft 365 Business PremiumMicrosoft 365 Apps for business
Desktop versions of Office apps for PC and MacNot includedIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Fully installed and always up-to-date versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote for Windows or Mac (plus Access and Publisher for PC only)Not includedIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Each user can install the Office apps on up to 5 PCs or Macs1Not includedIncluded
YES included
Included
YES included
Included
YES included
Microsoft 365 Business Plans – Desktop versions of Office apps for PC and Mac – Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business Plans – Advanced Threat Protection – Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business BasicMicrosoft 365 Business StandardMicrosoft 365 Business PremiumMicrosoft 365 Apps for business
Advanced Threat ProtectionNot includedNot includedIncluded
YES included
Not included
Help protect against sophisticated threats hidden in email attachments and links, and get cutting-edge defenses against zero-day threats, ransomware, and other advanced malware attempts with Microsoft Defender for Office 365Not includedNot includedIncluded
YES included
Not included
Remotely wipe company data from lost or stolen devices with selective wipe from IntuneNot includedNot includedIncluded
YES included
Not included
Restrict the copying or saving of company information to unauthorized apps and locations with app protection for Office mobile appsNot includedNot includedIncluded
YES included
Not included
Control who has access to company information by applying restrictions like do not copy and do not forward with 
Information Rights Management
Not includedNot includedIncluded
YES included
Not included
Apply policies that provide prebreach threat resistance in Windows 10 with Windows Defender Exploit GuardNot includedNot includedIncluded
YES included
Not included
Enforce malware protection to help keep your Windows 10 devices safe from viruses, spyware, and other malicious software with Windows DefenderNot includedNot includedIncluded
YES included
Not included
Enable unlimited cloud archive and long-term preservation policies to ensure you never lose an email with Exchange Online ArchivingNot includedNot includedIncluded
YES included
Microsoft 365 Business Plans – Advanced Threat Protection – Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business Plans – PC and Mobile Device Management– Comparison Table

PC and mobile device managementNot includedNot includedIncluded
YES included
Not included
Configure security features and settings on Windows 10 PCs and mobile devices running iOS or Android® with an easy-to-use setup wizard5Not includedNot includedIncluded
YES included
Not included
Use simplified controls to manage policies applied to Windows 10 PCsNot includedNot includedIncluded
YES included
Not included
Automatically deploy the Office apps to Windows 10 PCsNot includedNot includedIncluded
YES included
Not included
Configure your PCs to automatically install Office and Windows 10 updatesNot includedNot includedIncluded
YES included
Not included
Apply security policies to protect business data on all your devices, including iOS, Android®, and Windows PCs with mobile device management from Intune5Not includedNot includedIncluded
YES included
Microsoft 365 Business Plans – PC and Mobile Device Management– Comparison Table

Microsoft 365 Business Plans UK Prices

Microsoft 365 Business Plans UK PricesMicrosoft 365 Business Basic

£3.80 user/month
(annual commitment)

Price does not include VAT.
Microsoft 365 Business Standard

£9.40 user/month
(annual commitment)

Price does not include VAT.
Microsoft 365 Business Premium

£15.10 user/month

(annual commitment)

Price does not include VAT.
Microsoft 365 Apps

£7.90 user/month
(annual commitment)

Price does not include VAT.
Microsoft 365 Business Plans UK Prices

Microsoft 365 Business Plans US Prices

Microsoft 365 Business Plans UK PricesMicrosoft 365 Business Basic

$5.00 user/month
(annual commitment)

Price does not include VAT.
Microsoft 365 Business Standard

$12.50 user/month
(annual commitment)

Price does not include VAT.
Microsoft 365 Business Premium

$20.00 user/month

(annual commitment)

Price does not include VAT.
Microsoft 365 Apps

$8.25 user/month
(annual commitment)

Price does not include VAT.
Microsoft 365 Business Plans US Prices

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