Helping Your Business Through Coronavirus

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Schemes extended

The Government has announced an extension of the CBILS and CLBILS schemes to 31 March 2021.

Submit your fully completed, signed and dated application by 31 March to be considered for lending under these schemes.

Security may be required. Subject to status. Eligibility criteria may apply.

If you're an existing NatWest customer and your business has been impacted by coronavirus, please contact your relationship team directly to discuss how we could support you.

Government-backed loans for critical financial support:


Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan (CBILS)

Lending between £50,001 - £5m

Loan terms up to 6 years. No interest payments for the first 12 months for businesses affected by coronavirus.

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Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan (CLBILS)

Lending up to £200m

Loan Terms and Revolving Credit Facilities to support businesses with a group turnover of over £45m to access loans up to £200m.

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Government schemes and support for businesses

Find out what financial support schemes you may be eligible for.

Support is available to employers and the self-employed, including sole traders and limited company directors.

See all government support

CBILS and CLBILS are managed by the British Business Bank on behalf of, and with the financial backing of, the Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

Whilst these loans are government-backed you remain 100% liable for the debt.

British Business Bank plc is a development bank wholly owned by HM Government. It is not authorised or regulated by the PRA or the FCA.


For further support and information, please visit our coronavirus hub