Look at alternative sectors and business models to grow your operations

Coronavirus has had a global impact, creating long-term business risk. Along with the uncertainty that Brexit may bring, if you have decided that now is the right time to expand your reach in the UK's domestic market, the resources below could be a good starting point.

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Collaborate with other businesses

Find out how working with other companies could give you access to new markets or help build a profitable supply chain.

Read more about NatWest collaboration tools


Bid for government contracts

Winning government contracts can be a great way for your business to grow. The government has produced a guide detailing how to bid on and win government contracts.

Doing business with government: guide for SMEs


Consider franchising

Our dedicated team can provide expert support and guidance for franchisees and franchisors across the UK. Fees apply.

Read our business franchising guide


Business Builder Workshop: identifying and reaching new markets

There are a myriad of new markets and opportunities to consider as we emerge from the COVID-19 outbreak. Join the Business Builder team on this free online workshop. They’ll discuss how changing behaviours and trends could unlock previously unexplored markets.

Find out more and register


Related guidance and support you may find useful

Expanding and growing

Your business may have seen sudden growth as a result of coronavirus. See how we could support you to meet an increase in demand for your goods or services.

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Helping your business through coronavirus

Whether you're in need of immediate support, getting back on your feet, or your business is growing - we have a range of tools and resources to help.

Webinars to support your business

Register for upcoming live webinars, or watch previous sessions. Our experts discuss ways to deal with the impact of coronavirus on your business.

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