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  • RBS supports SMEs with energy audit

    • Sustainability
    • Supporting corporates
    • Energy costs
    energy audit More than 400 small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) have identified almost £10m of potential long-term savings through RBS’s energy audit service.
  • Coutts wins award for its philanthropy services

    • Sustainability
    • Awards
    • Supporting individuals
    • Coutts
    Plant and money Coutts was named as winner of “Best Philanthropy Offering” at the WealthBriefing European Awards 2016 at the Guildhall in London last week.
  • New NatWest branch opens in Birmingham

    • Branches
    • NatWest
    • Innovation
    • Midlands
    • Supporting individuals
    A banking hall NatWest today opened a brand new Grand Central branch in Birmingham, replacing the branch previously located at Birmingham New Street.
  • New sign language services launch at RBS

    • Diversity & inclusion
    • Supporting individuals
    British Sign Language user with phone and laptop To coincide with Deaf Awareness week, RBS is launching a new service for British Sign Language customers, making it possible to instantly chat with the bank through a British Sign Language interpreter.

Latest news and opinion

  • Royal Bank of Scotland extends sponsorship of Royal Highland Show

    • Supporting small businesses
    27 June 2016
    Two buffaloes by a lake. The Royal Bank of Scotland has extended its support of Scotland’s biggest agricultural event by another five years. This move will lead to 40 years of continued partnership.
  • NatWest announces new start-up business hub for Cardiff

    • Enterprise
    • Supporting small businesses
    • Innovation
    27 June 2016
    Three people holding building plans NatWest has officially signed a deal to bring the Entrepreneurial Spark business accelerator hub to Cardiff’s new 1 Central Square development.
  • UK Referendum on EU Membership

    • Our news
    24 June 2016
    RBS blue window The result of the referendum has been announced. The UK has voted to leave the European Union.
  • Scottish youngsters claim to be UK’s best savers

    • Sustainability
    • The Royal Bank of Scotland
    • Supporting communities
    • Financial Education
    23 June 2016
    scottish moneysense The Royal Bank of Scotland’s MoneySense programme survey of 2000 youngsters shows that young Scottish savers believe they are the best at saving money in the UK.
  • Guest blog: Building relationships to tackle fraud

    • Fraud
    • NatWest
    • Blog
    23 June 2016
    fraud Leon Livermore, CEO of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), acknowledges the challenge posed by mass marketing scams and explains why strong relationships across the sector are important when preventing them.
  • NatWest customer supports the homeless

    • NatWest
    • Supporting small businesses
    • Social enterprise
    21 June 2016
    NatWest customer Rachel Holliday founded a hostel that has become one of the fastest growing social enterprises in the UK.
  • More jobs, higher pay – Economics Weekly

    • UK
    • Economic Analysis
    20 June 2016
    Blurred image of people walking This week’s Economics Weekly discusses the UK labour market, low inflation and the most recent interest rate decision from the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee.
  • Scottish businesses optimistic about growth prospects

    • Enterprise
    • Supporting small businesses
    • Scotland
    • The Royal Bank of Scotland
    20 June 2016
    A woman holding an open sign Results from latest Royal Bank of Scotland Business Monitor suggest economy is set to recover with modest growth predicted for the remainder of 2016.
  • NatWest supports agricultural businesses diversify in renewable energy

    • Farming
    • Supporting small businesses
    16 June 2016
    tractor in field NatWest is helping farmers explore anaerobic digestion as one example of how a farm can increase revenue and make better use of its physical resources and characteristics.
  • Ulster Bank hits the road with Business Roadshow series

    • Enterprise
    • Business banking
    • Ulster Bank
    • Supporting small businesses
    15 June 2016
    ulster bank On Thursday 9th June Ulster Bank launched a series of Business Roadshows in Cork as part of its drive to become number one for customer service, trust and advocacy.

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