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  • Scottish youngsters claim to be UK’s best savers

    • Sustainability
    • The Royal Bank of Scotland
    • Supporting communities
    • Financial Education
    scottish moneysense The Royal Bank of Scotland’s MoneySense programme survey of 2000 youngsters shows that young Scottish savers believe they are the best at saving money in the UK.
  • Guest blog: Building relationships to tackle fraud

    • Fraud
    • NatWest
    • Blog
    fraud Leon Livermore, CEO of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), acknowledges the challenge posed by mass marketing scams and explains why strong relationships across the sector are important when preventing them.
  • NatWest customer supports the homeless

    • NatWest
    • Supporting small businesses
    • Social enterprise
    NatWest customer Rachel Holliday founded a hostel that has become one of the fastest growing social enterprises in the UK.
  • London organisations supported by Skills and Opportunities Fund

    • Sustainability
    • NatWest
    • London
    • Charity
    • Supporting communities
    London Skills and Opportunities Fund winners explain how the funding will support their organisations in the future.

Latest news and opinion

  • RBS becomes first bank to reveal social lending data

    • Enterprise
    • Supporting small businesses
    • Business banking
    • Social enterprise
    25 July 2016
    Report shows RBS has around £250m in outstanding lending to the social sector.
  • “Staggering” increase in mobile app usage - BBA

    • Technology
    • Personal banking
    • Innovation
    • Supporting individuals
    22 July 2016
    Mobile banking apps are used more than 7,610 times a minute, or 4 billion times a year according to a new report by the BBA.
  • UK start-ups to share more than £250,000

    • Start up
    • Enterprise
    • Supporting small businesses
    • Awards
    21 July 2016
    Entrepreneurial Spark has awarded more than £250,000 to local start-ups at its national Entrepreneuring Awards event.
  • Guest blog: Raising awareness of postal fraud

    • Personal banking
    • Fraud
    • Blog
    19 July 2016
    Marilyn Baldwin OBE, Founder of Think Jessica, recounts how she came to care about postal scams and explains how consumers can be scam aware.
  • Next time, I promise - Economics Weekly

    • Investment
    • Interest rates
    • Economic Analysis
    18 July 2016
    This week's Economics Weekly covers the Bank of England's surprise decision to hold interest rates steady, UK housing market sentiment and the Irish economy growing an 'unbelievable' 26.3% year on year.
  • NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland announce further support for small businesses

    • Enterprise
    • NatWest
    • The Royal Bank of Scotland
    • Business banking
    • Supporting small businesses
    18 July 2016
    open for business The funds will be distributed across Scotland, England and Wales and aims to support businesses with loans of up to £500,000.
  • Guest blog: Protecting yourself from online scams

    • Fraud
    • Blog
    • Financial Education
    13 July 2016
    In our second guest blog for Scams Awareness Month Tim Mitchell from Get Safe Online explains how banks and consumer groups work together to keep customers safe.
  • Twycross Zoo transforms with NatWest support

    • NatWest
    • Supporting small businesses
    • Business banking
    12 July 2016
    Twycross Zoo CEO Sharon Redrobe guided Alison Rose, CEO of NatWest’s Commercial & Private Bank, on a tour of recent developments at the zoo. Some of these developments have been funded by a loan from NatWest.
  • RBS receives awards for community work

    • Sustainability
    • RBS
    • Supporting communities
    • Awards
    12 July 2016
    The bank won awards for its efforts to improve local communities and the workplace.
  • Weak signals - Economics Weekly

    • Economic Analysis
    11 July 2016
    radio dishes This week's Economics Weekly covers post-EU referendum economic impacts, UK consumer confidence and the Bank of England's recent risk report.

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