A Relationship Manager could help you take your business to the next level (subject to eligibility). You’ll also get access to our Accelerator high growth programmes and peer-to-peer networking.
We’ve been supporting businesses like yours for more than 50 years.
With our business accounts you can:
Bank anywhere. Online, on your mobile 24/7, or at our network of branches or local Post Office
Get help when you need it by talking to us through secure messaging in-app or online
Stay safe online. Our secure banking promise gives you financial protection
Get access to all banking and business services from one bank, including borrowing options (subject to status)
Use our digital accounting tool FreeAgent to make invoicing, payroll and managing your cash flow easy. It’s worth more than £145 + VAT a year (based on annual fee as of Aug 2021), but free for you. And if you use Xero or QuickBooks there’s seamless integration too
Only pay for the transactions you make, there’s no monthly fee (find out more about how this works)
Services only available with a NatWest account, Mettle is a free mobile account (see below for details).
App available to customers with compatible iOS and Android devices and a UK or international mobile number in specific countries.
Looking to grow your professional network? Join the Business Builder Facebook community of more than 4,000 small business owners. You can also learn new skills through our online learning tool, or join our events.
*£150 per session is for 1 hour of consultancy with one of our experts, client needs to have signed up to MentorDigital.
The below products are available to eligible customers, over 18 who have the right to be self employed in the UK.
A balance of up to £100k (£50k for sole traders)
For sole traders or limited companies with up to two owners
Completely free. With no hidden costs or transaction fees
A no-hassle mobile-only account by Mettle, part of NatWest Group
Make payments with Apple and Google Pay (retailer limits may apply)
No access to credit
For accounts with turnover of less than £1m
Save money with no transaction fees for the first 18 months (then Standard Tariff applies)
Join a community of other start-up businesses who can help and support
Access to borrowing options (subject to status) if you need them
A simple charging model - only pay for certain transactions, unarranged borrowing, international payments and Bankline charges.
A Relationship Manager to look after your business
Grow your business with our specialist programmes
Access to borrowing options (subject to status)
Existing NatWest personal or business banking customers are eligible to apply for free banking if your community account's annual credit turnover is less than £100,000 and remains at this level
Useful cheque and paying in books
Everyday support from texts and email alerts
Make banking easier by authorising up to four individual signatories
Specific account and service eligibility criteria apply.
Participating providers of UK business bank accounts have agreed to a basic set of information that they will need from you to set up your UK business current account. Find out what you’ll need to provide using the simple business banking checklist from UK Finance, the UK’s leading trade association for financial services.
The Current Account Switch service will do all the work for you, moving everything across from your old account to your new account, all within 7 working days, including Direct Debits and standing orders. Simply apply for any of our business accounts and tell us you’re switching. Then choose which Switch service you need and give us your details.
Current Account Switch Guarantee (PDF, 40KB)
Your Guide to switching your account to us (PDF, 2.3MB)
Business accounts can often seem complicated when it comes to charges. We’re here to help you find ways to save and learn more about what you’re charged for. And although NatWest start-up business account holders don’t pay transaction fees for the first 18 months anyway, it’s always worth understanding how you can reduce your charges after that period ends.
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