Practical tips and support


How we could support you now the UK has left the EU

Your business and your ability to trade may be impacted over the coming months. We’re here to support you navigate Brexit from January 2021.​

Use the government Brexit checker to get a list of personalised actions. This includes checking if you need an EORI number to trade.

Beware of fraudsters

Criminals are taking advantage of the potential confusion around the UK leaving the EU to defraud businesses.

Manage your cash flow

During the coming months, your business may face additional costs affecting your cash flow. We have options that could help with your working capital needs.

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Finance is subject to status and specific eligibility criteria may apply. Security may be required. Product fees may apply.

Check your cash flow

Use the FreeAgent cash flow forecast template to help you plan for the future.

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Loans and finance

We offer different lending options that could meet your business needs beyond Brexit.

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Business Overdraft

Meet your short-term business needs by applying for an arranged Business Overdraft.

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Growth funding

Our Growth Funding initiative could help you invest, diversify, and explore other markets.​

Apply for funds through our loan and finance options.

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Trade Finance

Flexible funding options tailored to the needs of domestic and international traders.​

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Help with your supply chain

Check your supply chain

Get tips on what to do if your supply chain has been affected. Plus, find out how to potentially strengthen those supply chains too. 

More about disruptions to your supply chain

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Latest trade deals

Keep up to date with the UK government's latest trade deals and explore new markets that you may not have explored previously.

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Foreign Exchange (FX) and Payments ​

Managing your FX needs

We can help you manage your FX demands like seamless cross-border payments and receipts through Online Banking and Bankline. And NatWest Markets is there if you’ve got more sophisticated FX needs like managing market rate fluctuations.

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Whether you're making or accepting a payment electronically, by credit card, cash, or cheque, find out how to do it quickly and securely.

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HR advice with Mentor

Get HR support and advice to manage changes that may affect your workforce through Brexit. Mentor's consultancy services incur a fee. 

Find out more about MentorDigital

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Employing EU citizens

If you employ EU citizens, review the government's Employer Toolkit to get further support with any impact of leaving the EU on your employees.

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Explore new opportunities

We offer programmes and opportunities that could help nurture and grow your business.

Asset finance

To learn more about our asset finance products, including hire purchase and operating lease, contact your Relationship Manager.

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Go further, faster, with Accelerator

Our Accelerator programmes empower established businesses looking to grow. They're fully-funded and you don't need to be a NatWest customer. 

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Business Builder programme

Early-stage businesses can access a digital learning environment focusing on key areas with Business Builder.

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More questions about Brexit?

See our FAQs for further guidance and support.