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  • December Deals of the Month

    • Supporting small businesses
    • Serving customers
    Super store convenience store owners and NatWest relationship manger Our December Deals of the Month range from a £70,000 loan that allowed a recent graduate to become the owner of her own newsagents, to a six-figure package that will help a popular Bristol restaurant roll out its brand across other cities and towns.
  • 14 ways RBS changed in 2014

    • RBS news
    • Our plan
    Ross McEwan speaking to staff Ross McEwan's first full year as CEO began with the creation of a brand new plan and led to a series of important changes across RBS throughout 2014. Here we look at 14 ways that the bank is different after 12 months of change.
  • Supporting an entrepreneurial UK

    • Supporting small businesses
    Inspiring Enterprise event The RBS Inspiring Enterprise grant funding programme was launched in 2012 with a pledge to provide £3 million of funding to the enterprise support sector over a three year period. The financial support was to be targeted towards helping to build the capacity of organisations that encourage and support young people and women to explore enterprise.
  • Millions of “Silver Surfers” use mobile and internet banking

    • Supporting individuals
    lady using laptop The British Bankers Association have published their latest update to the ‘Way We Bank Now’ series with data showing that nearly 2.3 million “Silver Surfers” (people aged between 70 and 100 years old) are now using internet banking.
  • RBS and NatWest block over £1 million in payday loan broker fees

    • Supporting individuals
    worried couple RBS and NatWest announce they have blocked over £1.05 million of hidden fees from payday loan brokers on the day the FCA change the rules.

Latest news and opinion

  • RBS and NatWest improve digital banking for personal customers

    • Supporting individuals
    30 January 2015
    man on laptop Digital banking receives a makeover and extra features amid investment in personal banking services.
  • Managing your money in 2015

    • Blog
    30 January 2015
    lady with receipts and bills Jennifer Coleman, Consumer and Community Affairs Manager at RBS, explains why 2015 is the year to focus on your finances and discusses the actions RBS and NatWest have taken to help get things in order.
  • RBS Tooling Finance proves to be a hit

    • RBS news
    28 January 2015
    worker with tools RBS became the first bank to offer bespoke Tooling Finance in July last year. The announcement of an initial £25m tranche of funding specifically aimed at suppliers in the automotive industry was incredibly well received by Government, industry and others involved in the sector.
  • Millions of “Silver Surfers” use mobile and internet banking

    • Supporting individuals
    26 January 2015
    lady using laptop The British Bankers Association have published their latest update to the ‘Way We Bank Now’ series with data showing that nearly 2.3 million “Silver Surfers” (people aged between 70 and 100 years old) are now using internet banking.
  • Economics Weekly - Easy money

    • Economics weekly
    • Economic outlook
    26 January 2015
    euro-money A global “Who’s Who” descended on Davos this week for the World Economic Forum, but all the attention was on the ECB in Frankfurt. After all the waiting, Quantitative Easing arrived in the Eurozone. And across the Channel, the UK’s Monetary Policy Committee took two steps away from raising rates. European easing continues.
  • RBS and NatWest launch new ad campaign

    • RBS news
    23 January 2015
    advertising campaign The new RBS and NatWest advertising campaign focuses on fairness and highlights that both RBS and NatWest ended teaser rates for customers in 2014.
  • RBS to become biggest player in the peer-to-peer lending referral market

    • Supporting small businesses
    22 January 2015
    small business owner with open sign RBS has today announced that it is set to give thousands of small British businesses greater access to finance by formally referring customers to both Funding Circle and Assetz Capital.
  • RBS extends partnership with Museum of London

    • Sustainability
    • Investing in young people
    • RBS news
    21 January 2015
    Students and RBS staff at the Museum of London For the fourth year in a row RBS is supporting free learning programmes for secondary schools in London as a Learning Partner of the Museum of London.
  • A message to dairy farmers

    • Blog
    21 January 2015
    Roddy McLean, Director Agriculture , Sectors & Specialist Businesses, Commercial & Private Banking, explains why dairy farmers might face financial pressures in 2015 and tells how early engagement with your bank is the thing to do if you are facing a financial challenge.
  • December Deals of the Month

    • Supporting small businesses
    • Serving customers
    19 January 2015
    Super store convenience store owners and NatWest relationship manger Our December Deals of the Month range from a £70,000 loan that allowed a recent graduate to become the owner of her own newsagents, to a six-figure package that will help a popular Bristol restaurant roll out its brand across other cities and towns.

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