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NatWest first UK bank to unveil biometric credit card

The first biometric fingerprint credit card issued by a UK bank begins its three-month national trial today. NatWest is piloting cutting-edge, biometric fingerprint technology with 150 customers, in partnership with Mastercard and Gemalto, a Thales Company.

Paradox: long-term vision vs short-term uncertainty

James Withers, Chief Executive at Scotland Food & Drink, blogs about the short-term and long-term outlooks for Scotland’s food & drink sector, following the release of Royal Bank of Scotland’s Food & Drink PMI® report.

NatWest launches Digital & Innovation apprentice programme

NatWest becomes first UK bank to launch bespoke Digital & Innovation Apprenticeship programme designed to support highly talented individuals from economically and socially disadvantaged backgrounds.

Bright prospects for Scotland’s strongest sector

Royal Bank of Scotland Food & Drink PMI® shows that Scotland’s Food & Drink sector accounts for nearly one-in-four manufacturing jobs and underpins Scotland's position as the dominant force behind UK international trade in agrifood products.

NatWest announces tech partnership with Microsoft and DreamQuark to simulate future market outcomes

Next Generation Complex Analytics will be used by NatWest to predict future risks and opportunities across its chosen markets and customer segments,

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NatWest teams ups with Channel 4 to gift advertising airtime to social enterprises championing disability

Channel 4 has partnered with NatWest, Nationwide and Sainsbury’s for this year’s Purple Light Up to raise awareness about the benefits of disability in the workplace through an entire ad break takeover.

04 December 2019

RBS to donate £250,000 to charities for #GivingTuesday 2019

To celebrate #GivingTuesday 2019, RBS will be donating £250,000 to charities which employees and customers support.

03 December 2019

Chairman Howard Davies looks at rebuilding trust in banks

Chairman Howard Davies gave the annual lecture at the Harkness Fellows Association yesterday, entitled: “The City after the crisis and Brexit: will bankers ever be respected again?”. Read the full lecture here.

28 November 2019

Bó – the digital bank to help people do money better – is now live in App Store and Google Play

Bó – the digital bank to help people do money better – is now live in the App Store and Google Play, featuring a bright yellow Visa card and a mobile app.

27 November 2019

‘Ask for more’: Royal Bank of Scotland brings together inspiring panel of women in business

Royal Bank of Scotland is bringing together Scotland’s most inspiring, like-minded and motivated women at an event to encourage female entrepreneurs to ‘Ask for More’ when it comes to their businesses.

25 November 2019

Tips for managing your personal finances when going it alone

NatWest has teamed up with author & broadcaster Emma Gannon and developed a practical guide for freelancers with tips for managing personal finances when going it alone.

21 November 2019

The Liquidity Trap: Demos and NatWest launch new report into the financial experience and inclusion of the liquid workforce

The new report from think tank Demos, which has been supported by NatWest, is looking into the financial security of the modern, liquid workforce and is calling for the next government to introduce a Self-Employed National Minimum Wage as a crucial step towards improving financial security for lower paid self-employed workers.

20 November 2019

Raising savvy savers

Saving is an important financial lesson to learn – so how should you go about explaining it to young children? Industry expert and Young Money blogger Iona Bain shares her insight

18 November 2019

Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs

Latest report shows that permanent placements in Scotland declined at faster rate in October.

12 November 2019

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