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17th, June 2016

Featured Member: NatWest

Industry Insight

Tell us about your company…

NatWest Corporate & Commercial Coverage (C&C) provides relationship-based banking (including debt, trade finance, and cash management products, as well as Supply Chain Finance and international services) to a range of UK businesses, from small and medium enterprises (SMEs), with a turnover starting at £2m, to large corporates.

We are dedicated to backing UK businesses and communities with the aim of becoming the number one bank for customer service, trust and advocacy by 2020.

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How did you find out about the High Tide Foundation and how long have you been involved?

We have been involved for a few years now and an introduction was made to us by one of your founders. 

What was your reason for becoming a member of the High Tide Foundation?

The North East Corporate and Commercial team have strong relationships with the local community on Teesside and are always looking for opportunities to support the education and employability of young people in the area. 

What support have you provided to the High Tide Foundation?

We get involved by providing work experience placements and we also support the annual fundraising ball.

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What have your gained from your involvement in High Tide Foundation?

We have gained great satisfaction from creating learning opportunities for the talented young people of the North East and we hope to continue doing so. 

What are your plans for your involvement in High Tide in the future?

We will continue to support the High Tide Foundation through work experience placements and we also have the pleasure of getting involved with the annual Fundraising Ball again in 2016 in its second year.

Are you a business on Teesside like NatWest looking to give back to the community by offering a work experience placement or apprenticeship? Do you think you could help us provide knowledge of your industry by offering your assistance through our many programmes? If you are interested in becoming a member of the High Tide Foundation, then please do get in touch.

Contact our Membership Coordinator, Kim Upex on 07710713314 or email

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