News and opinion

  • Supporting community theatre in South-East London

    • Supporting communities
    theatre seats Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre (GLYPT) does a lot of great work in South-East London, making relevant, inclusive and challenging theatre with young people.
  • Les Matheson on helping customers save money and all our ways to bank

    • Supporting individuals
    Les Matheson In an interview broadcast on BBC Radio 4 programme ‘You and Yours’ on 13 August, Personal & Business Banking Chief Executive Les Matheson spoke about the bank’s many ways to bank and our commitment to ending teaser rates to keep things simple, fair and transparent for customers.
  • Guest blog: the driving force in money matters in Scotland

    • Blog
    advice Recently Money Advice Scotland held its 26th Conference. Yvonne MacDermid, Chief Executive of Money Advice Scotland, explains the importance of sharing best practice.
  • Community organisations win funding from RBS

    • Our news
    Skills and Opportunity fund 42 winners whittled down from over 1,000 entries will receive grants totalling over £1m from the RBS Skills & Opportunities Fund later this month. The fund seeks to support community and charity initiatives that help people achieve qualifications, get into work or set up their own business, now or in the future.

Latest news and opinion

  • NatWest and RBS scrap teaser rates on home insurance

    • Supporting individuals
    1 September 2015
    homes From 9 September 2015 NatWest and RBS will scrap teaser rates on home insurance and instead offer all customers a three year fixed price home insurance product.
  • Economics Weekly - China in your hand

    • Economic Analysis
    1 September 2015
    Tieneman square It’s often said that when the US sneezes the world catches a cold, in matters of to the economy at least. The past week may go down as the one where the world realised that it can catch a cold from China too. The good news? Last week’s events have been fought off. The bad news? China’s difficult period has a long way to go.
  • Working around the clock for customers

    • Blog
    31 August 2015
    call centre staff Arvinder Kaur from our webchat team explains how she'll be helping customers this bank holiday.
  • Ross McEwan visits High School in South Edinburgh

    • Supporting communities
    28 August 2015
    ross Last week RBS CEO Ross McEwan visited Gracemount High School in South Edinburgh to speak to students as a part of the charity Speakers for Schools.
  • Business lending: July Deals of the Month

    • Supporting small businesses
    26 August 2015
    saddle hostel Our July Deals of the Month range from lending to a vegetarian restaurant in Kent, to supporting the expansion of a care home company.
  • Second round opens for Skills and Opportunities Fund applicants

    • Supporting communities
    24 August 2015
    children playing Following the creation of the new £2.5m Skills & Opportunities Fund in May, which attracted over 1,000 applicants and saw 42 winners secure over £1m in funding in the first round, we are delighted to announce that applications are now open for a second round of funding.
  • Economics Weekly - Holding off

    • Economic Analysis
    24 August 2015
    £5 note There’s a neat symmetry between monetary policy in the US and the UK. The US Fed, like the Bank of England, is being scrutinised for signs it’s about to start raising rates. But both institutions have domestic concerns – low inflation, as well as global ones – China’s slowdown. So both are holding off from rate hikes, for now at least.
  • RBS CEO visits first eSpark hatchery

    • Supporting small businesses
    21 August 2015
    ross mcewan at espark Royal Bank of Scotland CEO Ross McEwan’s recent visit to Entrepreneurial Spark gave him the chance to see one of the accelerator’s biggest funding successes to date as a start-up secured a $1 million (£644,000) investment.
  • RBS CEO visits Scottish Homeless World Cup squads

    • Supporting small businesses
    20 August 2015
    ross at street soccer Scotland’s squads are banking on success after RBS CEO Ross McEwan dropped in to watch them prepare for their attempts to win the Homeless World Cup.
  • Supporting community theatre in South-East London

    • Supporting communities
    18 August 2015
    theatre seats Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre (GLYPT) does a lot of great work in South-East London, making relevant, inclusive and challenging theatre with young people.

Read insight pieces from our team of experts.

Read the latest blogs

The latest market insight from our economists.

Read the latest opinion

Media contacts

The RBS media relations teams are the primary spokespeople for RBS, and deal with RBS reputational issues, governance and financial results.

See our media contacts

Image library

If you need an image relating to RBS, download it from the image library

See our image library

Social media

Our accounts on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.

Find us on social media