Business: Cost of Living support

NatWest announces new package of Cost of Living support measures

Building on the existing support introduced in 2022, we are pleased to announce further measures to help our customers, colleagues and communities.

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Cost of living insights, help and tips

Expert views

Our insights hub brings you up-to-date economy news. There's also podcasts, tips and interviews where you can learn from other businesses.

Ways to save

Learn about some changes you could make to help reduce your energy bills. Taking small steps today could help save you money in the long term.

Sector help

We're committed to support you whatever field you're in. Our teams of local and sector experts could help you plan so you're ready to face any challenge.

Build it better

See what creative and sustainable changes your business could make to weather the storm, with Business Builder's latest free module.

Energy crisis: how pub and restaurant owners could save on their energy bills

We’ve teamed up with Octopus Energy to show how hospitality businesses could save on energy bills. You'll find five short-term tips which require little or no investment, and four steps towards long-term savings that could help with cash flow. 

How we can support you

As a business owner, we've got options to help you manage rising costs. Chat with an expert, use our tools, and find ways you could save.

Use your free accounting software

Get in-depth insight into your business’s financial health by using FreeAgent. It's free with your NatWest business current account, for as long as you hold it.

Specific account eligibility applies.

Manage card spending

If you have a NatWest credit card you can track and manage your business spending with our ClearSpend app. It’s free and available on web and mobile app.

Business credit cards: Eligibility and fees may apply.

Get ahead with Business Builder

Business Builder gives you access to free tools and resources to help support you business with the cost of living crisis, along with a community of like-minded people. 

Track your carbon usage

Use our free Carbon Planner app to measure your carbon footprint, identify potential savings, and get a tailored plan so you could start reducing your emissions.

Support your workforce

Your people will be feeling the pressure of rising costs too. Explore ways you can develop and motivate your team and support them through the current crisis.

Is your business struggling?

If you’re struggling, we’ll do all we can to help. You can contact us about any problems you’re having by clicking the 'Chat now’ button on the right of this page.

If you have a relationship manager, it’s best to contact them directly for support.

Steps you could take

If you're ready to start making changes, see how we could help you.

Find the right finance for your business

Whether you’re looking for a small business loan to buy stock or a larger loan to expand your assets, we have a variety of fixed and variable options to suit your  needs.

Criteria apply.

Take card payments with Tyl

With 6 months free card machine hire* and next day settlement as standard you could reduce your bills with our card payment provider Tyl by NatWest.

Everyday ways to save

Cut costs and save time by changing your everyday business banking habits. From encouraging your customers to pay digitally to planning bulk payments, small changes could make a difference.

Switch to greener options

Reducing your carbon impact and switching to more sustainable business solutions could have a positive impact on the planet – and help cut your business costs. We have services and tools that could support your transition.

Get in touch

Chat with us online

The quickest way to get in touch with us is via Cora, our digital assistant. Cora can also connect you to our webchat teams.

24/7 secure messaging

If you're logged in to Online Banking or our mobile app, you can use 24/7 secure messaging. Online Banking & app criteria apply.

Business WhatsApp

Chat with us securely on WhatsApp.

Telephone support

For business banking support, or if you're in financial difficulty, you can call our team.