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  • January Deals of the Month

    • Supporting small businesses
    . Chris Finnigan, senior relationship manager at NatWest, Mark Thompson, senior relationship manager at Mark Thompson Transport, and Sean Bellingham, Lombard relationship manager. Our January Deals of the Month range from a £125,000 loan that opened a new child care and community centre in Sheffield, to a seven-figure funding deal that allowed a haulage company acquire a new operating licence to facilitate its operation of 133 tractor units.

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  • Economics Weekly - Good deflation

    • Economics weekly
    • Economic outlook
    2 March 2015
    Woman using card reader Deflation has reached the US, but not to worry it’s the “good” sort that helps boost household spending. In contrast, continuing Eurozone deflation contains some of the “bad”. For the UK, lower oil prices were not all good news. Business investment fell, due primarily to a postponement of oil and gas projects.
  • Sir Howard Davies appointed to succeed Philip Hampton as RBS Chairman

    • RBS news
    26 February 2015
    rbs logo Following its announcement on 25 September 2014 that Philip Hampton would leave The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc ("RBS") during 2015, RBS is pleased to announce that Howard Davies will succeed him as Chairman.
  • Results centre: Annual Results 2014

    • RBS news
    • Results
    26 February 2015
  • Annual Results 2014 and related announcements

    • RBS news
    • Results
    26 February 2015
    RBS logo RBS reports an attributable loss of £3,470 million in 2014, compared with a loss of £8,995 million in 2013.
  • Building the right culture

    • Blog
    25 February 2015
    accountant Being number one for customer service, trust and advocacy by 2020 is a “tall and ambitious” target and Jon Pain writes here about making progress towards it.
  • Senior RBS Executives share their thoughts on progress in 2014

    • RBS news
    25 February 2015
    ross mcewan After a year of working towards our goal to be the number one UK bank for trust, customer service and advocacy, our senior executives look at some of the progress we've made.
  • A year of progress

    • RBS news
    • Results
    25 February 2015
    Gogarburn headquarter Ahead of our full year results announcement tomorrow, we look at some of the achievements of 2014.
  • 2014 in one word? Delivery

    • Blog
    24 February 2015
    ewen stevenson Ewen Stevenson, RBS Chief Financial Officer, talks through our goals for 2014, how we made progress against them and the opportunities we have in the years ahead.
  • Commercial & Private Banking shows commitment to UK businesses

    • Blog
    23 February 2015
    Alison Rose with a business customer and NatWest relationship manager In our third blog of our ‘one year on’ series Alison Rose, CEO Commercial & Private Banking updates on her experience of 2014.
  • Economics Weekly - Cliffhanger averted

    • Economics weekly
    • Economic outlook
    23 February 2015
    Last week’s crunch meeting of European finance ministers had echoes of crisis-driven summits from 2010. But despite the Oscar-worthy build up, this time a deal was done without the need to work the weekend.

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