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Managing the impact

How might rising costs affect my business?

Navigate the current economic headwinds

Getting a clear view of the situation is the first step toward building an effective plan.

Here, we look at how rising costs are affecting businesses and offer expertise and sector specific information that could help.

Follow the latest developments

Saving on business property costs

Whether you can negotiate with landlords and suppliers, or move your business online, taking stock of costs associated with your business premises could help you adapt.

How travel businesses could save on energy bills

Read our five short-term tips that could help businesses in the travel sector cope with rising energy bills.

Managing financial difficulty: tips for getting back on track

Having a strategy to identify financial challenges before they become too great is key to adapting and succeeding in uncertain times.

Can you save money by switching to renewable energy?

Switching to renewables doesn’t only help the planet. The Smart Export Guarantee payment means businesses may be able to earn money for any excess renewable electricity they generate.

For more articles, podcasts and tips to help with the current climate and a whole range of other topics, check out our Insights Hub.

Help for your sector

Planting the seeds of success in farming

We've been helping the agriculture sector succeed for more than 200 years and our team of experts are here to support you through this economic crisis.

Driving forwards in manufacturing

We’re committed to helping manufacturers grow sustainably. Our specialist team take time to understand where you want to be and support you in getting there.

Taking stock of retail opportunities

Our local knowledge helps retailers find opportunities, tailored products, and useful connections. We know the retail landscape and could help you chart your path. 

How will rising costs impact my sector?

Explore more articles, podcasts and videos about the impact of rising costs on your business sector.

Understand your energy usage

Electricity prices have increased significantly, with rises affecting businesses of all sizes. Becoming more energy-efficient or switching to renewables could save you money in the long term.

See how your energy use compares

Use this energy benchmarking tool from the Carbon Trust to analyse your typical usage and savings.

Could you reduce your energy bills?

Explore the small changes you can make, that could reduce your energy bills. Small steps could go a long way to saving you money.

Help cutting carbon emissions

NatWest Carbon Planner could help you reduce emissions and save money. Answer a few questions and get an action plan tailored to your business.

Get ahead with Business Builder

Business Builder gives you access to free tools and resources to help grow your business, along with a community of like-minded people. 

Are you in financial difficulty?

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