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  • For better, for worse off - Economics Weekly

    • Interest rates
    • Economic Analysis
    16 January 2017
    Crowd in street Rising inequality has been blamed for everything from slow growth to political earthquakes last year, but on at least one sensible measure income inequality in the UK is substantially lower than it was before the recession.
  • Adam & Company launches its ‘Investment Outlook 2017: Our ever-changing world’

    • Investment
    • Adam & Company
    • Supporting individuals
    12 January 2017
    technology Following a year of unpredictable outcomes, the 2017 Investment Outlook from Adam & Company looks forward with careful optimism to underlying trends and opportunities facing the current investment community.
  • ‘Feisty’ females rise above gender labels to succeed in business

    • Enterprise
    • NatWest
    • Supporting small businesses
    11 January 2017
    Woman running a small business Research by NatWest has found that more than half of UK female entrepreneurs have been branded with stereotypical gender labels while running their business.
  • RBS named one of the best businesses for accessibility & inclusion in the workplace

    • Diversity & inclusion
    • Awards
    • Supporting individuals
    10 January 2017
    silhouettes of workers RBS has scored 88% in Business Disability Forum’s Disability Standard, a world-renowned tool used to measure accessibility and inclusion in the workplace.
  • Clean sweep - Economics Weekly

    • Manufacturing
    • Exports
    • Investment
    • Economic Analysis
    9 January 2017
    Blue sky December's data indicates a clean sweep of good growth across UK, Europe and US. 2016 went out with a bang.
  • Supporting the DEC Yemen Crisis Appeal

    • Sustainability
    • Charity
    • Blog
    6 January 2017
    Child holding bowl Community Programmes Manager Fiona Baxter explains what RBS is doing to support the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Yemen Crisis Appeal.
  • Q2 2016 RBS postcode lending

    • Our news
    • Personal banking
    • Business banking
    3 January 2017
    Small business owner Lending data published this week shows that RBS is a major supporter of the British economy.
  • Ring-fencing Legal Entity Transfers

    • Our news
    • Brand
    3 January 2017
    RBS blue window Further to the announcements of 30 September 2016 relating to its future ring-fenced legal entity structure, The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) is today providing further details of the intra-group legal entity transfers which took place on 1 January 2017.
  • Christmas Entrepreneurs

    • Supporting small businesses
    • NatWest
    21 December 2016
    To celebrate the festive season, we look at some of the entrepreneurs who joined the Entrepreneurial Spark Powered by NatWest accelerator hubs, and whose businesses are particularly busy at this time of the year.
  • Scottish economy shows continuous improvement according to latest Royal Bank of Scotland Business Monitor

    • Investment
    • Supporting small businesses
    • The Royal Bank of Scotland
    20 December 2016
    Scottish highlands Scottish business is preparing for a positive start to 2017 following a decent close to 2016.

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