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  • Ross McEwan takes calls live on LBC

    • Our plan
    • Serving customers
    Ross McEwan Ross McEwan, RBS CEO, has answered listeners' questions during a half hour phone-in on LBC's breakfast show. Ross took calls on a range of topics and explained how RBS will focus on customers and become the UK's most trusted bank.
  • Economics Weekly - Not budging

    • Economics weekly
    • Economic outlook
    Economics Update The demand for more labour and a surge in self-employment continues to drive the UK unemployment rate down. House price gains remain strong and inflation is still low. It’s been the story of the UK economy in 2014. But the missing piece of the puzzle remains wages. Until productivity improves, earnings are unlikely to budge.
  • The World Cup of Export

    • Economic outlook
    • Innovation
    • Manufacturing
    The World Cup finalists proved themselves to be the crème de la crème of international football but how would it look if we ran the competition again - this time with countries competing for UK exports, rather than goals? We asked RBS Head of Economics, Stephen Boyle, to take a look.
  • Surge in online and mobile banking

    • RBS news
    • Serving customers
    mobile app RBS has seen branch transactions fall by 30% since 2011 and at the same time, online and mobile transactions have increased by over 200%.
  • More than £1bn committed to improve banking services

    • RBS news
    • Serving customers
    More than £1bn committed to improve banking services NatWest and RBS are investing more than £1 billion into personal and small business banking in the next three years with the aim of becoming the most trusted and recommended bank for UK customers.

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  • Economics Weekly - Not budging

    • Economics weekly
    • Economic outlook
    21 July 2014
    Economics Update The demand for more labour and a surge in self-employment continues to drive the UK unemployment rate down. House price gains remain strong and inflation is still low. It’s been the story of the UK economy in 2014. But the missing piece of the puzzle remains wages. Until productivity improves, earnings are unlikely to budge.
  • Teamwork - Economics Weekly

    • Economics weekly
    • Economic outlook
    14 July 2014
    Confidence is up amongst UK firms. Profitability and the prospects for investment are improving – more positive news for the UK recovery. But it’s not all hunky-dory.
  • The World Cup of Export

    • Economic outlook
    • Innovation
    • Manufacturing
    14 July 2014
    The World Cup finalists proved themselves to be the crème de la crème of international football but how would it look if we ran the competition again - this time with countries competing for UK exports, rather than goals? We asked RBS Head of Economics, Stephen Boyle, to take a look.
  • Postcode lending data - RBS

    • RBS news
    11 July 2014
    postcode_lending Lending data published today shows that RBS is a major supporter of the British economy, lending a total of £138bn in mortgages to homebuyers, personal loans to individual customers and business loans to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).
  • Surge in online and mobile banking

    • RBS news
    • Serving customers
    8 July 2014
    mobile app RBS has seen branch transactions fall by 30% since 2011 and at the same time, online and mobile transactions have increased by over 200%.
  • Food for Thought - Economics Weekly

    • Economics weekly
    • Economic outlook
    7 July 2014
    Shopping centre Last week provided a little food for thought on the UK economy. House prices are heating up but housing transactions are cooling. Productivity growth remains poor, giving little scope for wage rises. Meanwhile there was a reminder of the global economy’s over-reliance on debt to fuel growth.
  • Yorkshire businesses gear up for Tour de France

    • Creating jobs
    • Start up
    • Inspiring Enterprise
    • Supporting small businesses
    • Transport
    4 July 2014
    Team Sky cycling through the Yorkshire dales The world’s most famous cycle race, Le Tour de France, comes to Yorkshire this weekend and, with well over a million people expected to visit the county, the event is providing a boost for many of the region’s businesses.
  • RBS stops using solicitor and debt collection brand names in customer communications

    • RBS news
    4 July 2014
    customer receiving letter from the bank As we work to win back the trust of our customers, we will make it clearer who they are communicating with.
  • Business lending: deals of the month

    • Supporting small businesses
    3 July 2014
    Business lending: deals of the month Each month we profile five of the key deals supported by RBS and NatWest business teams around the UK.
  • Family pharmacy business expands with NatWest support

    • Funding for Lending
    • Supporting small businesses
    2 July 2014
    Family pharmacy business expands with NatWest support A family of pharmacists and pharmacy managers have taken over the running of two Chester pharmacies.

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