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Cost of Trading

Whilst the cost of living crisis affects households up and down the country, the same factors have created a subsequent cost of trading crisis affecting your business. So what can you do to help your business weather this storm?

The Cost of Trading & Inflation: How Did We Get Here?

How have we ended up here? What does the Cost of Trading crisis mean for you and your business? What are the government and other agencies doing to help?

Watch this film for the answers to these pressing questions.

Cost of Trading Crisis & Inflation: Be Informed

For further information, and a deeper look at how sociopolitical factors and the wake of the Pandemic have led to the economic situation we find ourselves in, take a look at this handy PDF.

Hidden Costs

Report (PDF, 132KB)

Interview with Emily Coltman

Emily Coltman is the Chief Accountant for FreeAgent, a company specialising in accounting software for small business. Watch the video below to hear her practical and encouraging advice for seeing your business through this Cost of Trading Crisis.

Cost of Trading: Be Successful

Now that you understand how we got here, and that you’re not alone in your challenges and concerns, let’s look at some effective and sustainable changes you can make to weather this storm.

Be Successful

Report (PDF, 417KB)

Support for your business as costs rise

If you feel under pressure with rising costs, you’re not alone. Find services, resources and guidance, which could help you adapt, cut costs and plan ahead. 

This material is published by NatWest Group plc (“NatWest Group”), for information purposes only and should not be regarded as providing any specific advice. Recipients should make their own independent evaluation of this information and no action should be taken, solely relying on it. This material should not be reproduced or disclosed without our consent. It is not intended for distribution in any jurisdiction in which this would be prohibited. Whilst this information is believed to be reliable, it has not been independently verified by NatWest Group and NatWest Group makes no representation or warranty (express or implied) of any kind, as regards the accuracy or completeness of this information, nor does it accept any responsibility or liability for any loss or damage arising in any way from any use made of or reliance placed on, this information. Unless otherwise stated, any views, forecasts, or estimates are solely those of the NatWest Group Economics Department, as of this date and are subject to change without notice.

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