Intelligence. Innovation. Inspiration

Independent Schools

Empowering the Future of Education: At NatWest we are proud to be a leading supporter of the UK's independent school sector. Our commitment reflects our belief that investing in education is investing in the growth and future success of our economy. With NatWest as a partner independent schools not only gain a financial partner but also contribute to a larger vision of nurturing a skilled, knowledgeable, and dynamic future workforce. Together, we're not just financing schools; we're building the bedrock of the UK's prosperous future - Barrie Davison, Head of Independent Schools

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What we do for you

We support independent schools across the UK. We are here to help support investment and ongoing growth, working within your borrowing requirements. We also offer insight from our experienced National Education Team.

Our relationship managers work with you. We create relationship plans, offer operational service reviews, and provide valuable market insight to help you to offer the best educational experiences.

Thinking of selling?

The experts at Coutts have put together a Business Exit Programme to help you make the most of leaving your independent schools business. It’ll take you through the basics of preparing for a sale, plus give you strategies to deal with selling, alongside guidance on life after you’ve sold too. There’s bitesize videos, articles and lots more.

Green initiatives for business

Adopting green practices is crucial in tackling climate change, and it can also help your business be more efficient and gain positive recognition from customers and investors.

Protect your business

When you’ve built something up, you want to look after it the best you can – protecting it against various risks and challenges you may face. Gallagher, our business insurance broker, have a range of options to choose that could protect your business and your staff, including public and employers’ liability to professional indemnity and more.

Meet our Independent Schools team

To talk to us about how we could support your business, please get in touch.

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