As businesses across Leeds continue to restart, rebuild and recover, NatWest’s Business Growth Enabler Rachel Middleton will be supporting businesses move forward.
NatWest will work with local partners including the LEP, and the Mid Yorkshire Chamber to champion the potential of businesses and support business owners as they develop and grow. This may be through one to one mentoring support or by helping entrepreneurs connect with a business network.
Rachel will be running regular events on topics such as digital marketing and applying for funding, and will also support new and developing businesses achieve their potential through NatWest’s Business Builder. The digital tool is on hand to provide help with all aspects of getting new businesses off the ground, with a wide range of online learning and workshops.
Rachel will also provide specialist support to female entrepreneurs as part of NatWest’s commitment to supporting women in business. An ambassador for women in business, she holds an accreditation in NatWest’s Everywoman program which supports female business owners to turn their dreams and ambitions into a reality.Rachel said: “The last six months have been an incredibly challenging time for all of us in a variety of ways but, as we look the future, it’s absolutely vital the local eco-system continues to support businesses across Leeds as they move forward. We know there are new enterprises that have developed over this period as well as those that have had to adapt and change, and I look forward to working with our partners support further growth in Leeds.