External assurance

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc appointed Ernst & Young LLP to provide limited independent assurance over selected sustainability content on rbs.com as at and for the period ended 31 December 2016. The assurance engagement was planned and performed in accordance with the International Standard for Assurance Engagements (ISAE) 3000 Revised, Assurance Engagements Other Than Audits or Reviews of Historical Financial Information.

EY independent assurance statement

More data and disclosure regarding our assured metrics can be found in our Basis of Reporting 2016