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  • RBS sets target for more female leaders

    • Our news
    woman speaking Research shows that having more women at senior levels leads to better decision making, increased employee engagement, more innovation and greater diversity of thought.

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  • The importance of choice

    • Blog
    22 May 2015
    jane howard at branch Jane Howard talks waking up early on bank holidays and adapting to customer feedback.
  • Royal Bank of Scotland plc reaches Foreign Exchange settlements

    • Our news
    20 May 2015
    RBS daisy The Royal Bank of Scotland plc reaches settlements with US Department of Justice and the Federal Reserve in relation to misconduct in its Foreign Exchange Business. Below are details of the settlements, disclosure notices in relation to activities in our Corporate and Institutional Banking business and Q&As with further details.
  • Sector experts to lead NatWest and RBS Agricultural Conversations

    • Supporting small businesses
    19 May 2015
    tractor in crops field NatWest and RBS are hosting a series of free teleconferences, open to all, offering insight on various aspects of the agricultural industry.
  • Economics Weekly - All about jobs

    • Economics weekly
    • Economic outlook
    18 May 2015
    commuters If you had to condense into three words the factors driving the UK’s economic performance you’d do worse than simply repeating jobs, jobs, jobs. Over 200,000 were added in the three months to March, many of them full time. Yet despite a return to decent, inflation-adjusted, pay growth, there’s not a whiff of inflation in the air.
  • Leading on inclusion

    • Blog
    14 May 2015
    Marjorie Strachan, RBS Head of Inclusion, explains why it is so important to have a diverse range of voices in senior roles.
  • A view from the hatchery: Part 3

    • Blog
    12 May 2015
    Tipple Box In our third blog from entrepreneurs in the EntrepreneurialSpark Hubs we hear more about the constructive challenge that a stint in the hatchery presents.
  • RBS announces Marcelino Castrillo as the new Managing Director of Business Banking

    • Our news
    • Appointments
    12 May 2015
    RBS logo RBS has announced that Marcelino Castrillo, formerly Managing Director of SME Banking at Santander, will join the bank as Managing Director of Business Banking. Marcelino will report into Les Matheson, the Chief Executive of Personal and Business Banking.
  • New fund making a difference in our communities

    • Sustainability
    • Supporting individuals
    11 May 2015
    children at school The Royal Bank of Scotland has created a new fund that will support disadvantaged communities by helping people learn new skills, get into the world of work or set up their own business.
  • Economics Weekly - Surprise surprise

    • Economics weekly
    • Economic outlook
    11 May 2015
    gift box If nothing else, the UK General Election confirmed the need always to approach surveys cautiously. Nevertheless, the reported business optimism of UK and US service sector managers suggests both economies stepped up a gear in April. These surveys should prove to be more reliable.
  • NatWest opens new flagship branch to meet changing banking needs

    • Supporting individuals
    8 May 2015
    Canary wharf branch NatWest has opened a new flagship branch in the Canary Wharf Crossrail development. This will be the first NatWest bank to always open on bank holidays and to open earlier and close later than traditional bank opening hours, including on Saturdays and Sundays.

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