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  • Survey reveals first time buyers lack mortgage knowledge

    • Our news
    Our Millennials Home Buying Survey has shown 40% of 21-30 year olds don’t know how much they need to save for a deposit to buy their first home and of the 60% who think they do know what their deposit should be, less than half were actually correct in their estimate.

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  • Guest blog: the driving force in money matters in Scotland

    • Blog
    3 July 2015
    advice Recently Money Advice Scotland held its 26th Conference. Yvonne MacDermid, Chief Executive of Money Advice Scotland, explains the importance of sharing best practice.
  • A view from behind the camera

    • Blog
    2 July 2015
    richard wilkinson serving a customer Richard Wilkinson, Customer Advisor at NatWest Huddersfield and one of the stars of The Bank: A Matter of Life and Debt gives some insight into how the filming worked and what the film crew were interested in.
  • RBS announces BNP Paribas as referral bank for GTS customers

    • Our news
    2 July 2015
    rbs logo The Royal Bank of Scotland (“RBS”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a referral agreement with BNP Paribas to support RBS’s Global Transaction Services (“GTS”) customers.
  • Doing the right thing for customers going through a bereavement

    • Our news
    1 July 2015
    bereavement RBS is backing the Daily Mail's campaign to improve how companies deal with customers during this difficult time and to ensure our service is simple, straightforward and sympathetic.
  • Survey reveals first time buyers lack mortgage knowledge

    • Our news
    1 July 2015
    Our Millennials Home Buying Survey has shown 40% of 21-30 year olds don’t know how much they need to save for a deposit to buy their first home and of the 60% who think they do know what their deposit should be, less than half were actually correct in their estimate.
  • RBS Rainbow Network at London Pride

    • Blog
    30 June 2015
    RBS Network at Pride Pride in London was celebrated on the 27th June 2015 and the RBS LGBT Network, Rainbow, was again part of London’s largest parade. RBS Inclusion Manager Marc Reace-Coles explains how.
  • Beyond the day job

    • Blog
    30 June 2015
    Armed Forces Day is Saturday 27 June and NatWest is one of the major sponsors. On the day the country shows support for our Armed Forces we hear from employees who are also military reserves.
  • Economics Weekly - Don't leave me this way

    • Economics weekly
    • Economists weekly brief
    • Economic Analysis
    29 June 2015
    With capital controls, another referendum and banks closed for seven days, the next week will surely be a long time in Greek and European politics. Yet oddly the eurozone private sector economy is looking in better shape than at any point in the past four years. Firms are trading and hiring staff. Are yards hard won about to be ceded?
  • Update on developments in Greece

    • Our news
    28 June 2015
    rbs window We are monitoring the developments between Greece and its creditors.
  • Touring the nation to break start-up records

    • Blog
    25 June 2015
    Start Up Britain Tour StartUp Britain director Matt Smith discusses why the national enterprise campaign is touring the country in the NatWest Mobile Business School to engage 15,000 entrepreneurs.

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