Get ahead of the pack

Take your business to the next level in our Accelerator

Sprint to the finish line with access to 1-to-1 coaching, mentoring and networking opportunities.

Start. Scale. Grow.

Whatever size or type of business you have, we've got a range of programmes and useful tools to help you succeed. There's also opportunities to join networks of specialists and like-minded peers who could offer help and guidance as you grow.

Help setting up your business

Specialist community of mentors

Online training platform and events

Welcoming co-working spaces

Give your business a burst of pace

Find the coaching, community and mindset you need to take your business to the next level on our Accelerator programme. It’s about helping you unlock your business’ unique potential and building a mindset of resilience and self-belief.

Our programme

If you’re looking to grow fast and build the skills to do it right, we could be just what you need.  From FinTechs to exporters, from the app makers to the risk-takers, we believe in entrepreneurs. We understand what it takes and the challenges they face, and we’ve got plenty of experience in helping them succeed. So, if you’re looking for a coach and a team of fellow entrepreneurs to support and challenge you every step of the way, we’re waiting. 

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Get business inspiration and practical tips straight to your inbox.

Choose what you're interested in and we'll send you emails whenever we add new stuff to help you grow and develop your business.

Help for your type of business


Wherever you are with your business, whether you’re just starting out, in your first year of trading or beyond, our products and resources could help your business move forward.

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There's all sorts of support for small and medium sized enterprises at Royal Bank. From help and guidance to bespoke services, you can concentrate on growing your business in an ever-changing world.

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Turnover of over £750k a year? You'll be supported by our Relationship Management team, whether that's releasing a payment or funding a new venture. Plus there's specialist support for funding and trading.

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Social Enterprises

We’ve a strong heritage supporting community-based businesses. So if you’re a social enterprise or community venture business our Social & Community Capital could help with every stage of your journey, from starting up to expanding your impact on the world.

Grow your ideas with our insights

Whether you’re an aspiring start-up or a savvy small business, we aim to bring you inspiring stories and fresh knowledge to help you grow with confidence. Here's some of our latest.

The Royal Bank Business Show

Join events with your Local Enterprise Manager

Learn more about our Local Enterprise Managers through their personal Eventbrite links and book an event to boost your knowledge and expertise in business. You can even contact them directly by just clicking on their name.

North West Scotland

Local Enterprise Manager name:
Mairi Macdonald

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North East Scotland

Local Enterprise Manager name:
Angela Lee

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West Scotland

Local Enterprise Manager name:
Carla Buchanan

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Inspiration for your growth