FreeAgent: free accounting software for small businesses

Do you have a business current account with NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland or Ulster Bank NI? If so, you can access the full version of FreeAgent completely free of charge!*

Get your free account

* For as long as you retain your account

What's FreeAgent?

FreeAgent is award-winning accounting software that already helps over 100,000 of the UK’s smallest businesses keep their business admin and accounting in one place.

As part of their business current account service, NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank NI now provide FreeAgent completely free of charge to all of their business current account customers.*

No hidden fees or commitments

Get the full version of FreeAgent for free**

Suitable for both brand new and established businesses

A dedicated support team of friendly FreeAgent experts

*Business banking is available to eligible customers who are over 18 and have the right to be self-employed in the UK.
**Saving you a minimum of £114/year.

Big features for small businesses

FreeAgent’s powerful features are designed to take the stress out of time-consuming business admin.

Banking

Import your transactions automatically with a bank feed.

Cashflow

Get a quick cashflow overview or see the big picture with near-term cashflow projection.

Invoices & Estimates

Send and track professionally designed invoices and estimates.

Voted the UK's #1 small business accounting software

Winner: 2020 Accounting Excellence Awards, Best Small Business Accounting Software
Winner: 2020 Accounting Excellence Awards, Best Data & Expense Management Software

Frankie Noone, Makeup artist and owner of Makeup by Frankie

"I can’t tell you how much time FreeAgent saves me. I love how simple it is to use and I actually understand my accounts a lot more now. It helps me keep everything so organised."

Frankie Noone
Owner of Makeup by Frankie
NatWest customer & FreeAgent user

Already have a business current account with NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland or Ulster Bank NI?

Choose your bank below to get started with FreeAgent for free, for as long as you retain your account.

Got a business account with Mettle?

Mettle is a free business account for small businesses that gives you access to FreeAgent for free.*

*Criteria apply

Frequently Asked Questions

What is accounting software?
Businesses and accounting professionals use accounting software to process financial transactions, store financial data and automate bookkeeping and accounting tasks. FreeAgent exists online, which means that you can access your data from devices connected to the internet, like a laptop or mobile phone. Check out our accounting glossary for more details.
Is FreeAgent really free?
If you have a business current account with either NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland or Ulster Bank NI then yes - you’re entitled to a completely free FreeAgent account, for as long as you retain your bank account. FreeAgent was acquired by NatWest Group in 2018 but remains operationally independent.
Is FreeAgent MTD-compatible?
Yes, FreeAgent is an HMRC-recognised product for submitting MTD-compatible VAT returns.
How can I get FreeAgent for free?
If you’d like to get FreeAgent’s award-winning small business accounting software for free, it all comes down to your business bank account. If you have a business current account with either NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland or Ulster Bank NI, then you’re entitled to a completely free FreeAgent account as part of their business banking service.

What if I have more questions?

Our Knowledge Base is packed with helpful guides on getting started with FreeAgent or why not watch our Getting Started webinar? You can also contact our support team directly. The quickest way to reach us is by clicking the blue ‘Help’ button at the bottom-right of the FreeAgent ‘Contact Us’ page.

Are you an accountant or a bookkeeper?

Find out how to get free software for your NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland or Ulster Bank NI clients.