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Finance sector backs British business women

Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest are amongst 13 major banks and venture capital firms who have signed up to the Investing in Women Code.

Automotive sector: headwinds, changes and trends

Following the release of the NatWest UK Automotive PMI® report, Stephen Blackman, NatWest Principal Economist, blogs about the current state of the automotive industry.

RBS named as Top Global Employer for LGBT people

RBS is one of 14 companies worldwide to be recognised for their work in LGBT inclusion.

A new evolution driven by the electric vehicle

Following the release of the NatWest UK Automotive PMI® report, Ian Isaac, Managing Director of RBS’ asset finance provider Lombard, blogs about a new evolution for vehicles in the asset finance world.

Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs

According to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs, labour market trends in Scotland continued to improve in June, but there were signs that hiring conditions were cooling as permanent placements growth eased and temp billings declined for the first time in 18 months.

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Final flight for flying banker

A Royal Bank of Scotland employee who has flown almost 12,000 trips around the Orkney islands is celebrating retirement after 31 years as the UK’s only full-time ‘flying banker’.

15 August 2019

Royal Bank of Scotland PMI® - July

According to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland PMI®, the private sector economy in Scotland approached stagnation in July, growing only fractionally.

12 August 2019

Banking on your voice

NatWest customers in new pilot will be able to bank from home using just their voice.

12 August 2019

UK remains evenly divided into areas of growth and contraction in July

Just half of UK regions saw an increase in business activity again in July, according to the latest NatWest UK Regional PMI® survey, with the same picture also observed for employment and inflows of new business.

12 August 2019

Scottish jobs market shows signs of weakness as permanent placements fall

Permanent staff placements fell for the first time in two-and-a-half years in July according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs.

09 August 2019

Limited supply supports prime property prices in London

Latest Coutts London Prime Property Index shows that prime property prices have increased however the number of prime properties on sale on the open market is down by 12.5%.

06 August 2019

2019 H1 Results

RBS reports H1 results.

02 August 2019

Gig economy “a springboard for entrepreneurs”

Workers in the gig economy are increasingly seeing their “side hustle” as a launchpad into longer-term entrepreneurship, according to the NatWest sponsored annual survey of UK entrepreneurs.

31 July 2019

NatWest publishes #PowerUp Index of the best and brightest entrepreneurs across the UK

The #PowerUp Index reflects the businesses’ financial performance, growth and investability as well as their founders’ growth mind-set.

24 July 2019

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