The Mettle Journey Begins
We start our journey today! We created #Mettle to help people make better decisions when running their business. Our product helps small businesses understand what’s ahead of them and helps them take action at the right time. #whatsnext #fintech #smallbusiness #entrepreneurs pic.twitter.com/Q16z2cgxDx
— Mettle (@joinmettle) November 5, 2018
NatWest, a major retail and commercial bank in the UK and part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, has announced the launch of Mettle, a digital proposition designed to provide businesses with a new, forward looking way to manage their finances, combining a current account with invoicing, payment chasing and bookkeeping capabilities.
Mettle – currently at pilot stage – will allow customers to open a business account in minutes, forecast their business performance, create invoices from their mobile phone and provide reminders for chasing payments. All of these features will be wrapped in a single, easy-to-use mobile app with a debit card.
“We are really excited to launch Mettle, the latest in a number of innovative offerings from NatWest. With a constantly evolving banking and technology landscape we know we need to adapt in order to offer new customer-focused solutions. The premise for Mettle lets our customers focus on ‘forward-looking’ finances, combining technology and proactive insights so SMEs can make better decisions and run their businesses more successfully. Being able to engage with our customers and to get their direct feedback, at this early stage, is extremely important to us. We wanted to launch this new innovative account so that customers can focus on achieving their entrepreneurial goals while staying on top of their financial commitments. With their invaluable insight, we hope to save our customers from worrying about daily account management and cash uncertainties of the future.” – Chief Executive of Commercial and Private Banking at NatWest, Alison Rose.