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Guest blog: Entrepreneurial dreams become a reality

26-04-2017
At 13-years-old, Henry Patterson is one of the UK’s youngest entrepreneurs. He has already published a children’s book and co-founded a business, and will soon see his characters come to life in animation. Hear from Henry about how it all began and how Entrepreneurial Spark, powered by NatWest, helped him.

Guest blog: Taking a stand against scams

20-04-2017
Research shows that scams cost the UK up to £10bn a year. What can people do to protect themselves from falling victim to a scam? Louise Baxter, Scams Team Manager at National Trading Standards, talks about the ‘Friends Against Scams’ campaign and how RBS is supporting.

Tapping into technology

12-04-2017
How can you make a visual tool, like an app, suitable for those who can't see? Hear from Sajid Fani, Digital Journey Manager at RBS, about how the bank developed the first ever mobile banking app to be accredited by the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).

Guest blog: Investing in entrepreneurs with disabilities

05-04-2017
Kaleidoscope Investments supports, invests in and empowers disabled people to become successful entrepreneurs. Founder and Managing Director Hardeep Rai reflects on why he started the organisation and how NatWest has supported.

Breaking down career stereotypes for girls

09-03-2017
This International Women's Day Lindsay Law invited 120 primary school girls to the RBS Entrepreneurial Centre and Open Experience in Edinburgh, giving them a unique opportunity to step into the heart of a technology and business operation.

Building a more sustainable bank

27-02-2017
As RBS takes further steps towards embedding sustainability across the organisation, Director of Sustainability, Kirsty Britz explains more about the progress RBS is making, and becoming a more sustainable bank.

18 months of Entrepreneurial Spark hatchery in Brighton

09-02-2017
NatWest’s Entrepreneurial Development Manager in Brighton Fiona Anderson reflects on 18 months of supporting many of the South East’s most inspiring entrepreneurs since the Entrepreneurial Spark ‘hatchery’ launched in August 2015.

Supporting the DEC Yemen Crisis Appeal

06-01-2017
Community Programmes Manager Fiona Baxter explains what RBS is doing to support the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Yemen Crisis Appeal.

Guest blog: Supporting homeless people in Manchester

14-12-2016
Social enterprise Stand4 Socks launches ‘buy one, give one’ campaign which will see the company give a pair of thick, antibacterial socks directly to homeless people in the North West, with each pair of socks sold. In this blog, 25-year-old Stand4Socks founder Josh Turner explains the importance of the initiative.

Guest blog: Embracing the entrepreneurial spirit of the Armed Forces

06-12-2016
Ren Kapur MBE, CEO of X-Forces, blogs on her experience of supporting the Armed Forces community through her organisation.