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Women and millennials help drive £17bn+ franchise sector to record levels

New research from NatWest and the British Franchise Association (bfa) highlights changes and profitability in the sector.

Coutts Luxury Price Index reveals luxury prices rose twice as fast as inflation

The cost of luxury goods and services has risen more than twice as fast as that of everyday items, shows new research from Coutts.

RBS Appoints Katie Murray as RBS Chief Financial Officer

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) today announces the appointment of Katie Murray as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), with effect from 1 January 2019.

Rugby legend Doddie Weir visits Royal Bank of Scotland’s historic home as bank offers some Christmas cheer to Scottish charities

Former Scotland rugby international and British Lions’ star Doddie Weir dropped in on Royal Bank of Scotland employees in Edinburgh to receive cheques for two charities close to his heart.

RBS Multicultural Network meets Eric Holder, 82nd US Attorney General

Simon McNamara, RBS Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Sponsor of the RBS Multicultural Network, recently hosted an event in discussion with Eric Holder, the first black US Attorney General. They discussed career, ethnicity, diversity and even a little bit of politics. At the event, Eric Holder shared his wisdom and experience with attendees from the RBS Executive committee and RBS Multicultural Network. Simon McNamara blogs about his experience meeting Eric, a BAME role model, and why diversity is so important to RBS.

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Esme Loans now offered directly to NatWest SME customers

NatWest is to offer Esme Loans, the digital lending platform for SMEs and scale up businesses launched by the bank in 2017, directly to its existing SME business customers, as part of the bank’s mainstream customer proposition.

21 January 2019

Generation Worry: 18-24-year olds more worried about their finances in 2019 compared to older Brits

Generation Z (18-24-year olds) is predicting tough financial times ahead, with almost half (47%) more concerned about their finances this year compared to 2018, according to NatWest research out today.

17 January 2019

Circular and Notice of General Meeting and Form of Proxy

A special resolution (the Resolution) seeking authority from shareholders to make off-market purchases of Ordinary Shares from HM Treasury (or its nominee) will be proposed at a General Meeting to be held on Wednesday, 6 February 2019.

17 January 2019

East Midlands is top performing region in 2018 according to NatWest Regional PMI® report

Parts of the UK saw robust growth in December, according to the latest NatWest Regional PMI®, despite signs of uncertainty weighing on job creation and business confidence.

14 January 2019

Jobs for Scotland report shows labour market conditions remain robust during December

According to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs, permanent staff appointments increased at a marked rate at the end of 2018 while temporary billings also rose sharply.

09 January 2019

Q2 2018 RBS postcode lending

Lending data published today shows that RBS is a major supporter of the UK economy.

03 January 2019

RBS Appoints Katie Murray as RBS Chief Financial Officer

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (RBS) today announces the appointment of Katie Murray as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), with effect from 1 January 2019.

18 December 2018

Women and millennials help drive £17bn+ franchise sector to record levels

New research from NatWest and the British Franchise Association (bfa) highlights changes and profitability in the sector.

18 December 2018

RBS welcomes credit ratings action by Fitch Ratings

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc ("RBSG" and, together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") welcomes the decision by the credit rating agency Fitch Ratings to upgrade the long term ratings of RBS and each of the Group entities listed below by two notches.

14 December 2018

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