Women-led businesses contributed £3.51bn to the UK economy and created 77,000 jobs in 2015, according to a new study by Royal Bank of Scotland.
RBS CEO Ross McEwan shares his thoughts on how this launch represents an important step forward for the bank.
RBS has today committed to helping 2.5 million people in the UK each year to improve their financial capability.
RBS has executed a £1.1bn securitisation deal with Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions (MIDIS), which will allow the bank to recycle capital and increase lending to the sustainable or renewable energy sectors.
RBS has today announced a new £1 billion in funding through NatWest to support female entrepreneurs in the UK to scale and grow – the largest intervention by a UK lender focused specifically on female-led businesses.