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  • CEO Ross McEwan takes calls live on LBC

    • RBS news
    CEO Ross McEwan CEO Ross McEwan has answered listeners' questions during a half hour phone-in on LBC's breakfast show. Ross took calls on a range of topics and explained how RBS focus is on the customer and in becoming a smaller, simpler and fairer bank.

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  • Disposal of RBS internationally managed Private Banking and Wealth Management business

    • RBS news
    • Wealth management
    27 March 2015
    rbs logo The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (“RBS”) today announced it has reached an agreement to sell its internationally managed Private Banking and Wealth Management business to Union Bancaire Privée UBP SA (“UBP”).
  • Partial sale of Citizens Financial Group, Inc. stake

    • RBS news
    26 March 2015
    Citizens signage Further to the announcement by The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc ("RBSG") on the 23rd March 2015, RBSG today announces the final pricing of the offering of shares in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. ("CFG" or “Citizens”) (“the Offer”).
  • New access to banking guidelines published

    • RBS news
    26 March 2015
    serving a customer Following consultation with the banking industry, the Department of Business, Innovation & Skills have published guidelines on access to banking for banks that are closing branches.
  • Banking on the move

    • Blog
    26 March 2015
    Beatrix in Grasmere Alan Roberts gives us some insight into life on our mobile branch and explains how understanding your customers is key to integrating yourself into the community.
  • Purpose Built Student Accommodation sector “bubbling with opportunity”

    • Supporting small businesses
    23 March 2015
    student accomodation Students accommodation is “bubbling with opportunity” according to experts at RBS’ annual Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) Conference.
  • Economics Weekly - Game on

    • Economics weekly
    • Economic outlook
    23 March 2015
    set of dice The die is cast. As the final set-piece before the election, the 2015 Budget provided the Chancellor with the opportunity to fix the framework on which the economic debate will rest. It also symbolises the start of the contest.
  • Business lending: February Deals of the Month

    • Supporting small businesses
    20 March 2015
    Easy care Our February Deals of the Month range from a £30,000 loan that allowed a Day Nursery to cater for more children, to a £2million investment that helped a marketing agency grow both in size and capacity.
  • Simple changes making big differences

    • Blog
    19 March 2015
    RBS employee Graham Dickson shares his thoughts on the launch of our new accessible bank cards for the partially sighted and visually impaired.
  • UK Budget 2015

    • RBS news
    18 March 2015
    coins and calculators Low inflation doesn’t just support household budgets it helps the Government’s, too. The fall in oil prices and inflation coupled with slightly faster than expected growth ensure the government’s deficit reduction plan remains on track while enabling a little help to first-time buyers, taxpayers and savers.
  • Government announces Help to Buy ISA

    • Supporting individuals
    18 March 2015
    savings The UK government has today announced a Help to Buy ISA, to help first time buyers save for their first home. The new accounts will be available through banks and building societies from autumn 2015.

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