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 becomes first UK bank to launch bespoke Digital & Innovation Apprenticeship programme designed to support highly talented individuals from economically and socially disadvantaged backgrounds.
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.
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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Latest report shows that permanent placements in Scotland declined at faster rate in October.
12 November 2019
Latest NatWest Regional PMI® data revealed challenging business conditions across the UK at the start of the fourth quarter, with output and employment falling in most areas in October.
11 November 2019
Private sector activity across the South East continued to decline in October, according to the latest NatWest PMI® data.
11 November 2019
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (RBS) has issued its inaugural Social Bond, the first of its kind by a UK financial institution. The issuance raised €750m (~£650m), with a 6NC5 maturity structure, in Senior Unsecured format.
08 November 2019
Latest Coutts London Prime Property Index reveals that a fall of -0.8% in the three months to the end of September was enough to cancel out the price growth in the first half of the year.
07 November 2019
The bank’s ‘Ask For More’ survey reveals that male entrepreneurs are more likely than female entrepreneurs to ask for funding from an external source.
06 November 2019
NatWest today brings its business banking customers Apple Pay, which is transforming payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay. With Apple Pay on iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad and Mac, customers can make fast and convenient purchases in stores, in apps and on websites.
05 November 2019
On her first day as RBS CEO, Alison Rose shares her vision for the future with colleagues and explains what they can expect from her.
01 November 2019
RBS today announces that it has joined forces with Mastercard, Motive Partners and EFM Asset Management to invest in a business – named Pollinate - that will look to transform the global merchant services market.
31 October 2019
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