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RBS: Coutts Million Pound Donors Report: 19% increase in the number of donations in UK vs previous year

Charitable donations worth more than £1m are at their highest level since 2008 after £1.83bn was donated through 355 gifts to charitable causes or foundations in 2015, according to the latest Coutts Report which launched this week. LONDON, 09-Dec-2016 — … Read the full press release

Voting for the 2nd round of the 2016 Skills & Opportunities Fund open: 21 Oct – 4 Nov, 2016

The public vote to decide which organisations will be awarded money from the second round of the Skills and Opportunities Fund in 2016 is now open. EDINBURGH, 25-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Voting for the second round of the 2016 Skills & … Read the full press release

RBS CEO Ross McEwan was a guest of Street Soccer Scotland’s CEO David Duke at training session of the Scottish Homeless World Cup teams in Dundee

Scotland’s squads are banking on success after RBS CEO Ross McEwan dropped in to watch them prepare for their attempts to win the Homeless World Cup. EDINBURGH, 21-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — On Wednesday RBS CEO Ross McEwan was a guest of … Read the full press release

400 apprentices join RBS; to receive a job at the end of their apprenticeship

EDINBURGH, 10-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — A couple of weeks ago we marked the launch of our apprenticeship scheme and I’m delighted we’ve committed to recruiting 400 apprentices over our next intake. They’ll be working alongside all of us at the bank … Read the full press release

42 winners to receive grants totalling over £1m from the RBS Skills & Opportunities Fund

Edinburgh, 17-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — 42 winners whittled down from over 1,000 entries will receive grants totalling over £1m from the RBS Skills & Opportunities Fund later this month. The fund seeks to support community and charity initiatives that help people … Read the full press release

RBS and NatWest urge UK dairy farmers to approach their bank for support if they face financial pressures

Agricultural experts at NatWest and RBS are urging UK dairy farmers to approach their bank for support if they face financial pressures. EDINBURGH, 18-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The average milk price has fallen by 19 per cent over the past … Read the full press release

RBS and NatWest customers to be able to login to their mobile banking app using only their fingerprint

EDINBURGH, 18-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — RBS and NatWest first UK-based bank to offer login to mobile app using just a fingerprint following feedback from customers. Never until now has banking for UK customers been more at their fingertips, or fingerprints. … Read the full press release

RBS and NatWest blocked over £1.05 million of hidden fees from payday loan brokers on the day the FCA change the rules

RBS and NatWest announce they have blocked over £1.05 million of hidden fees from payday loan brokers on the day the FCA change the rules. EDINBURGH, 05-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — From today (2 January 2015), according to new rules set by … Read the full press release

RBS pays tribute to UK’s top social enterprises at the RBS SE100 Awards held on Monday 24th November 2014

RBS SE100 awards recognise the UK’s top social businesses EDINBURGH, 26-11-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Social enterprises are now contributing more than £24 billion to the UK economy. Arguably more important however, is the life-changing contribution that many social enterprises make to communities … Read the full press release

Youth charity The Prince’s Trust and RBS launch new digital campaign to encourage unemployed young people to start-up in business

Youth charity The Prince’s Trust and RBS will today launch a new campaign to encourage unemployed young people to start-up in business. EDINBURGH, 1-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The new digital campaign is aiming to engage with young people who have never … Read the full press release

NatWest and RBS in partnership with Entrepreneurial Spark boost support for entrepreneurial talent in the UK with eight new business accelerator hubs

EDINBURGH, 1-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank are stepping up their support for thousands of entrepreneurs and high growth businesses with a network of eight new business accelerator hubs offering free workspace, hands on mentoring, a start up … Read the full press release

RBS updates on its Q3 2014 financial performance

EDINBURGH, 1-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — RBS has today provided an update on its Q3 2014 financial performance. Ross McEwan, Royal Bank of Scotland Chief Executive, also presented to investors this morning at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Banking & Insurance … Read the full press release

RBS remembers the First World War with the launch of new website exploring how the war affected our banks, staff and customers

On the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, RBS is launching a new website exploring how the war affected our banks, staff and customers. Edinburgh, Scotland, 5-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The RBS Remembers 1914-1918 website is an online resource for … Read the full press release

RBS launches £25m Tooling Finance funding specifically aimed at suppliers in the automotive industry

Edinburgh, Scotland, 30-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — RBS today launches £25m of funding specifically aimed at suppliers in the automotive industry. RBS is the first bank to offer bespoke Tooling Finance and has done so in response to the urgent need for funding … Read the full press release

RBS awarded Durham University students trip to India as part of initiative to increase employee diversity

“Tenacious” students from Durham University have won a trip to India as part of an initiative to increase employee diversity at RBS and raise money for The Prince’s Trust. Edinburgh, Scotland, 26-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The initiative, called An Indian Summer, starts with … Read the full press release

Societe Fonciere Lyonnaise announced Qatari controlled DIC Holding entered its capital by up to 8.55%

Paris, 22-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — SFL takes note that DIC Holding LLC(*) has entered its capital by up to 8.55% and that Predica / Crédit Agricole Assurances have increased their holding from 5.09% to 12.34%. As a result of this transaction, Predica … Read the full press release

RBS publishes its Sustainability Review 2013

Details of how RBS has sustained its position as the UK’s number one lender to UK renewable energy projects are revealed in the 2013 Sustainability Review. Edinburgh, Scotland, 16-4-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — RBS’s Review aims to give an open and honest account of … Read the full press release

The European Commission announced it fined 8 international banks € 1.71 billion for financial derivatives cartels within the European Economic Area

Brussels, Belgium, 05-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has fined 8 international financial institutions a total of € 1 712 468 000 for participating in illegal cartels in markets for financial derivatives covering the European Economic Area (EEA). Four of these … Read the full press release