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  • Supporting Armed Forces personnel

    • Start up
    • Holt’s Military Bank
    • Supporting individuals
    23 June 2017
    A line of British Army personnel being inspected As Armed Forces Day approaches, take a look at some of the ways RBS supports Armed Forces personnel and their families.
  • How to support people who are at risk of debt

    • Blog
    • Financial Education
    22 June 2017
    two people talking while drinking coffee It’s often difficult to spot that someone is experiencing financial difficulties, and know how to support those who are. Jasper Davy, Head of Strategy & Relationship Management at RBS Debt Management Operations, shares some advice.
  • Royal Bank of Scotland launches scheme to support new entrants to the Scottish farming sector

    • Farming
    • The Royal Bank of Scotland
    • Scotland
    • Supporting communities
    21 June 2017
    a visual form the Royal Bank of Scotland Royal Highland Show advert campaign The bank is to offer specialist and mentoring support for Royal Bank and non-Royal Bank customers entering the agriculture industry.
  • One in six Scots are victims of online fraud according to Royal Bank of Scotland survey

    • Fraud
    • The Royal Bank of Scotland
    • Scotland
    • Preventing fraud
    • Supporting individuals
    19 June 2017
    fraud scam Royal Bank of Scotland urges Scots to get savvy about security as new national research reveals their attitudes to online security.
  • Well, where did that come from? - Economics Weekly

    • Global markets
    • Economic Analysis
    19 June 2017
    electronic visual of a graph with an arrow going up Three members of the Monetary Policy Committee voted last week to raise Bank Rate to 0.5%, a surprise to say the least. At 2.9%, inflation is above target and heading higher. Yet while employment continues to rise, wage growth is slowing, consumers are under pressure and there is enough uncertainty around to think that tightening monetary policy can wait for a while.
  • NatWest launches in Western Europe

    • Our news
    • NatWest
    • EMEA
    16 June 2017
    map RBS branches based in Western Europe will now operate as a branch of NatWest, as NatWest becomes the main customer-facing brand for customers of Western European branches.
  • RBS welcomes credit rating upgrade by Moody’s

    • Our news
    16 June 2017
    woman waling The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (“RBSG”) welcomes the decision by Moody’s Investors Services (“Moody’s”) to upgrade RBSG’s senior debt ratings and the deposit ratings of RBS plc and National Westminster Bank plc (“NatWest plc”).
  • Safeguarding your business from common types of fraud

    • NatWest
    • Fraud
    • Blog
    15 June 2017
    A small business owner using a tablet and laptop at a desk NatWest Fraud Analyst Sarah Grant highlights what small businesses can do to stay safe in a fast-paced and increasingly digital world.
  • Portsmouth welcomes free business accelerator

    • Enterprise
    • Start up
    • Supporting small businesses
    • Innovation
    14 June 2017
    Lucy Rose Walker Portsmouth entrepreneurs are to get the chance to take part in a virtual support programme designed to accelerate commercialisation of their business ideas.
  • Stopping Scotland’s Scammers series watched by 850,000 people in Scotland

    • Fraud
    • Scotland
    • The Royal Bank of Scotland
    • Supporting communities
    12 June 2017
    Jackie Brambles, presenter of Stopping Scotland's Scammers series The TV series, sponsored by Royal Bank of Scotland, explored a broad range of financial scams in Scotland and the devastating effect they can have on people.

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