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  • Williams & Glyn and Ulster Bank management changes

    • RBS news
    RBS logo RBS and the Williams & Glyn investors announce that John Maltby will step down from his role as Chief Executive at Williams & Glyn.
  • Automotive firms benefit from tooling finance

    • Supporting small businesses
    car assembly line Two West Midlands firms are the first to benefit from an initial £25 million which has been set aside by RBS and NatWest to specifically support the automotive industry.
  • Q3 2014 RBS postcode lending

    • RBS news
    Small business Lending data published today shows that RBS is a major supporter of the British economy, lending a total of over £140bn in mortgages, personal loans and business loans to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).
  • RBS continues to back young farmers at their Annual Convention

    • Blog
    young farmer As over 5,000 young farmers prepare for the National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs’ (NFYFC) Annual Convention, Ian Burrow, Head of Agriculture for RBS and NatWest reflects on another year for young farmers.

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  • St Lubbock and the birth of the bank holiday

    • Blog
    1 May 2015
    Bank holiday sign As some of our branches begin opening on bank holidays, RBS Archivist Alison Turton explains who put the ‘bank’ in ‘bank holidays’.
  • Interim Management Statement Q1 2015

    • RBS news
    • Results
    30 April 2015
    rbs logo RBS reports an attributable loss of £446 million for the first quarter of 2015, but makes good progress towards its stated 2015 targets, with further steps to build a bank that is stronger, simpler and better for both customers and shareholders.
  • Business lending: March Deals of the Month

    • Supporting small businesses
    30 April 2015
    ATD Our March Deals of the Month range from a £15,000 loan to help a sign manufacturer double its production premises, to a multi-million pound funding deal to support a residential house-builder undertake new developments.
  • Results centre: Q1 Results 2015

    • RBS news
    30 April 2015
  • RBS publishes its 2014 Sustainability Report

    • Sustainability
    • RBS news
    29 April 2015
    Sustainability infographic RBS has published its 2014 Sustainability Report, setting out how we run our business sustainably and responsibly for the long term.
  • Williams & Glyn and Ulster Bank management changes

    • RBS news
    28 April 2015
    RBS logo RBS and the Williams & Glyn investors announce that John Maltby will step down from his role as Chief Executive at Williams & Glyn.
  • RBS and NatWest trial bank holiday opening

    • Branch news
    • Supporting individuals
    28 April 2015
    supporting customers in branch RBS and NatWest are breaking with a 144 year old tradition and opening 34 of the busiest branches across the UK on a bank holiday.
  • RBS announces further sale of a North American loan portfolio to Mizuho

    • RBS news
    27 April 2015
    RBS blue window The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (“RBS”) has entered into a definitive agreement with Mizuho Bank, Ltd.(“Mizuho”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Mizuho Financial Group, for the sale of a further portfolio of corporate loan commitments.
  • Economics Weekly - Striding into spring

    • Economic outlook
    27 April 2015
    tree Booming retail sales, government finances that are being boosted by low inflation and a central bank in no rush to raise interest rates – the UK economy is basking in the spring sunshine. But it’s not a clear blue sky. Persistent concerns over Greece and renewed worries over emerging markets from the IMF are notes of caution.
  • RBS continues to back young farmers at their Annual Convention

    • Blog
    22 April 2015
    young farmer As over 5,000 young farmers prepare for the National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs’ (NFYFC) Annual Convention, Ian Burrow, Head of Agriculture for RBS and NatWest reflects on another year for young farmers.

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