Natwest Business Banking | Franchising

Franchising

With over 30 years supporting businesses in this sector, we could make a genuine difference to the success of your business

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To talk to us about how we could support your business, please call us on:

0800 092 9117
Minicom
0800 404 6161

Mon to Fri 9am-5.30pm (excl. public holidays)
Calls may be recorded.

Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Over 18s only.
Any property used as security, which may include your home, may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other debt secured on it.

Specialist banking support and expertise 

We believe in building long-term relationships that make a real difference. Our franchise managers have an excellent understanding of the industry and trends that affect it. They also have in-depth understanding and experience of your local trading environment.

As well as your own local franchise manager, you'll also have an experienced business support team behind you. They'll be on hand 24/7 to help with your general banking needs.

Key benefits
Local expertise, guidance and support

Our team’s commitment to the sector means you get the right guidance and support when you request it. We have sector-specific knowledge and regional expertise which helps us to really understand the challenges you face.

Tailored financial solutions

Our team relies upon broad sector knowledge to tailor the appropriate financial products for your business. Get a range of bespoke services like asset finance, health and safety, tax, employment law and lending products.

Industry networking and relationships

Stay abreast of developments in retail and wholesale. Network with professionals in the sector. Our events, forums and seminars range from Entrepreneurial Spark, supporting thousands of SME businesses, to bespoke corporate events like our retail sector forum, run in partnership with BDO.

Whatever your plans we’re always on hand

Whatever you need, our dedicated team offers extensive expertise and a proactive approach to developing your franchising business.

Interested in becoming a franchisee?
Find out about the things you might want to consider if you're thinking of becoming a franchisee. Download our handy franchising checklist. (PDF, 191KB)

 

Franchising your business

If you want to franchise your business, we could help lay the groundwork. Rely upon an experienced team to give you guidance on the steps you'll need to take to become a successful franchisor – and the pitfalls to avoid.

Find out about starting a franchise

 

 

Download our brochure

A useful way to find out more about our services and products and a useful franchising checklist.

 

Franchising brochure

(PDF, 370KB)

Industry partnerships

We work closely with sector organisations in things like sponsorships of events, awards, and regular participation in networking events and forums. 

The British Franchise Association (BFA)

The banking body for professional development.

BFA

Encouraging Women into Franchising    


The organisation that promotes franchising for business women.

EWIF
Success stories

A sector with ambition and potential

Going it a-loan? Getting started in franchise

A franchisee’s guide to business plans

Get in touch with our experts
Call us

To talk to us about how we could support your business, please call us on:

0800 529 8055 
Minicom
0800 404 6161

Mon to Fri 9am-5.30pm (excl. public holidays)
Calls may be recorded.

Asset finance is provided by Lombard North Central PLC. Registered in England & Wales No.337004. Registered Office: 135 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3UR

Lombard Vehicle Solutions is a contract hire and fleet management product provided by ALD Automotive Ltd. trading as Lombard Vehicle Solutions, Oakwood Park, Lodge Causeway, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 3JA. ALD Automotive is registered in England & Wales No. 987418

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