Running your business

How to run your business day to day

How to forecast and manage your cash flow

Forecasting your cash flow

Our super simple Excel template helps you forecast and manage your cash flow and plan your cash reserves. Use it to work out if you could adjust your costs to make your money work harder and last longer.

Managing your cash flow

It’s a sad fact that a lot of businesses fail due to cash flow issues. So, knowing and understanding how cash flow works is important for business owners. Discover our five steps to make your cash flow better.

Take card payments

Make business easier by taking online payments anywhere, any time. Tyl can do that for you, whether that’s online, by phone or card machine. It’s backed by NatWest with bank-grade security too, which is good news for you and your customers.

Fees apply. See Tyl website for T&Cs.

Help with business support and staffing

Speak to an HR consultant

Help from one of the UK’s leading employment law, HR, health and safety and environmental consultancy services sounds good, doesn’t it? Mentor from NatWest can support you to get back to business and thrive. Consultants work with you to get to know your business and your objectives.

Please note that Mentor's services incur a cost.

Getting the most from your staff

Keeping your employees motivated is key to them feeling passionate about what they do and proud of the business they work for. Our six tips can boost engagement and make your workforce feel valued to give their best every day.

A business bank account with more

Our business bank account offers flexible everyday banking to suit your business, with no minimum monthly charge.

You'll also get free account software from FreeAgent. It links directly with your bank account to make keeping track of your invoices and expenses a breeze. Learn more about FreeAgent.

FreeAgent is free subject to customers retaining their NatWest business banking current account.

Next step: Mentorship and community

If you’re looking for people that know their stuff and are keen to develop you and your business, our programmes like Business Builder or the Entrepreneur Accelerator could take your business further, faster. That’s where our networks can help support you (and your business) to grow and develop.

Something else we can help you with?