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  • Building networks and breaking barriers

    • Blog
    24 November 2015
    Last week our CEO of Commercial and Private Banking, Alison Rose, addressed The Guardian’s Forward Women conference. She shares her thoughts on what it’s like to be a senior female banker.
  • A new chapter? - Economics Weekly

    • Recession
    • Economic Analysis
    • Interest rates
    • Investment
    23 November 2015
    federal reserve It’s been a long haul but does normality finally beckon? The minutes of the recent Federal Open Market Committee meeting – the US equivalent of the Monetary Policy Committee – show its members edging close to raising the Fed Funds rate in December.
  • Focusing on customers

    • Blog
    • Branches
    20 November 2015
    Les Matheson, CEO of Personal and Business Banking NatWest and RBS, comments on the decision to scrap incentives for all customer-facing employees.
  • RBS appoints new Ulster Bank Chief Executive

    • Ulster Banks
    • Our news
    20 November 2015
    Belfast RBS and Ulster Bank are pleased to announce the appointment of Gerry Mallon to the position of Chief Executive of Ulster Bank in the Republic of Ireland, effective June 2016.
  • NatWest and The Royal Bank of Scotland to scrap incentives for customer-facing staff

    • UK & Ireland
    • Our news
    • Branches
    19 November 2015
    branch staff NatWest and The Royal Bank of Scotland have announced that from 1 January 2016, they will scrap incentives for all customer-facing employees in the Personal and Business Banking business.
  • RBS appoints new Chair to Scotland Board

    • Our news
    • Scotland
    • Appointments
    18 November 2015
    RBS Head office RBS has today announced the appointment of Malcolm Buchanan as the new chair of its Scotland Board.
  • RBS launches cash tender offer on certain US Dollar securities

    • Our news
    17 November 2015
  • RBS launches cash tender offers for certain Euro and Pounds Sterling notes

    • Our news
    17 November 2015
  • Britain's working - Economics Weekly

    • UK & Ireland
    • Economic Analysis
    • Creating jobs
    16 November 2015
    Commuters Britain’s job market is in rude, good health. Employment is at record levels. In the past that has led to concerns that inflation might start to rise. Yet wage growth gives no cause for concern and there seems to be scope for productivity to grow, allowing people to earn more and costs to be contained.
  • Guest blog: Seven reasons you can't afford not to export

    • Blog
    12 November 2015
    Track lorry on motorway Mark Robson is the International Trade Director for UK Trade & Investment in Yorkshire and the Humber. In this blog he explains what benefits SMEs in his region – as well as in the rest of the UK – can experience from breaking into international trade.

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