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  • BBC's behind the scenes look at NatWest Huddersfield

    • RBS news
    • Branch news
    • Serving customers
    Claire Blakey at Huddersfield branch The Huddersfield branch of NatWest is under the spotlight as a BBC film crew takes a look behind the scenes to explore how a high street bank works and the stories of its staff and customers.
  • Cashback Plus loyalty comes to credit cards

    • Supporting individuals
    A credit card in use A brand new credit card has been launched by NatWest and RBS which allows customers to earn cashback on all of their purchases. There are more than one million registered customers using the existing loyalty scheme with their debit card and the credit card equivalent is being launched to build on that success and reward loyalty however purchases are made.
  • From morning coffee to commute home – we’re always open

    • Supporting individuals
    • Serving customers
    • Branch news
    Managing your personal finances has become a 24 hour possibility, whether you’re paying bills over morning coffee, or transferring money to friends on the train journey home, modern technology has changed how and where we bank.
  • Prince’s Trust to help more young people into business than ever

    • Young people
    • Inspiring Enterprise
    • Investing in young people
    • Supporting small businesses
    Youth charity The Prince’s Trust and RBS will today launch a new campaign to encourage unemployed young people to start-up in business.

Latest news and opinion

  • RBS releases charity report following leadership conference

    • RBS news
    22 October 2014
    RBS Charity and Social Leadership Conference Questioning natural bias and assumptions is key for charities to function successfully, according to RBS’ Charity and Social Leadership Forum report.
  • Economics Weekly - Balance of risks

    • Economics weekly
    • Economic outlook
    20 October 2014
    Scale - economics weekly Market movements last week showed just how important the global outlook is to the health and wealth of the UK economy. Worries about Eurozone deflation and slowing global growth trumped yet another fall in unemployment.
  • RBS recognised as leader for climate change transparency

    • RBS news
    17 October 2014
    CDP logo RBS has been recognized as a leader by the CPD for the depth and quality of our disclosure of climate change related data.
  • RBS CEO at BBA conference describes moment of trust over future rate rises

    • Interest rates
    • Mortgages
    • Our plan
    • RBS news
    16 October 2014
    Ross McEwan RBS CEO Ross McEwan addressed the British Bankers Association (BBA) at its annual conference in London today.
  • Can you spot the scams?

    • Preventing fraud
    • Supporting individuals
    15 October 2014
    Know fraud no fraud According to Financial Fraud Action UK, fraud cost the British population more than £600m last year. Do you know how to protect yourself against the most widespread scams?
  • Economics Weekly - A word of advice

    • Economics weekly
    • Economic outlook
    13 October 2014
    European Central Bank The International Monetary Fund’s verdict on the world economy is keenly anticipated as a global health-check, even if its forecasting record is no better than anyone else’s. The forecasts are accompanied by advice, which this time focused on boosting infrastructure investment and urging the European Central Bank to do more.
  • RBS employee named Deloitte Young Banker of the Year 2014

    • RBS news
    11 October 2014
    Young Banker of the Year 2014 Jamie Broadbent, an RBS employee, has been named as the Deloitte Young Banker of the Year 2014.
  • The Banker awards RBS as the most innovative bank in risk management

    • Awards
    • RBS news
    10 October 2014
    The Banker awards RBS received the most innovative investment bank in risk management accolade at The Banker Investment Banking Awards 2014 on 2 October.
  • Business lending: September Deals of the Month

    • Supporting small businesses
    10 October 2014
    Clacton Children's zoo Our September Deals of the Month range from a £15,800 loan to support a growing candle’s business moving to a new premise, to a £3.5 million loan to transform a hotel into a boutique establishment.
  • Q1 2014 RBS postcode lending data

    • RBS news
    • Lending Review
    10 October 2014
    Postcode lending Q1 2014 RBS Lending data published today shows that RBS is a major supporter of the British economy, lending a total of almost £139bn in mortgages to homebuyers, personal loans to individual customers and business loans to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

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