Tag Archives: NatWest Group

NatWest Group Facilitates Plus Dane Housing’s Growth Ambitions with £70 Million Funding

(IN BRIEF) Plus Dane Housing, a social housing provider with over 13,500 homes across Merseyside and Cheshire, has embarked on a growth program to address social inequality and support vulnerable tenants, exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Seeking long-term financing to … Read the full press release

NatWest Group and FSB Forge New Payments Partnership

(IN BRIEF) NatWest Group and the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) have joined forces to introduce a new payments partnership aimed at bolstering support for small businesses across the UK. This collaboration, building on their longstanding relationship and previous initiatives … Read the full press release

NatWest Group Names Paul Thwaite as CEO, Aims for Future Growth

(IN BRIEF) NatWest Group plc has announced the appointment of Paul Thwaite as Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, effective immediately. Thwaite, who initially took on the role on a 12-month basis in July 2023, has been recognized for … Read the full press release

Emma Crystal Appointed CEO of NatWest Group’s Wealth Businesses, Including Coutts, in Strategic Move

(IN BRIEF) NatWest Group has announced the appointment of Emma Crystal as the new CEO of its Wealth Businesses, which include Coutts, pending regulatory approval. With a background in Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank and extensive experience in Wealth Management … Read the full press release

NatWest Group Marks Giving Tuesday 2023 with Generous Contributions to Charity

(IN BRIEF) Giving Tuesday, a global day promoting generosity and giving, organized by the Chartered Institute of Fundraising, is set to focus on celebrating acts of generosity and encouraging participation in charitable activities. NatWest Group, a long-time participant in Giving … Read the full press release

Lombard, Rigby Capital, and SCC Collaborate to Tackle Electronic Waste and Promote Sustainable Tech Solutions

NatWest Survey: UK Regional Business Activity Slows in July 2023, Employment Holds Steady while Inflation Trends Vary

(IN BRIEF) Lombard, the asset finance arm of NatWest Group, has joined forces with Rigby Capital and SCC to address the growing problem of electronic waste (e-waste). The collaboration aims to provide businesses with an end-to-end technology solution that improves … Read the full press release

NatWest Group Launches Click to Pay, Revolutionizing Online Shopping for UK Customers

NatWest Survey: UK Regional Business Activity Slows in July 2023, Employment Holds Steady while Inflation Trends Vary

(IN BRIEF) NatWest Group has become the first UK bank to introduce Click to Pay for all its customers with a Mastercard debit card. This digital wallet simplifies online shopping by allowing users to securely store multiple payment cards in … Read the full press release

NatWest Group Expands Collaboration with AWS to Harness AI for Financial Wellbeing

NatWest Survey: UK Regional Business Activity Slows in July 2023, Employment Holds Steady while Inflation Trends Vary

(IN BRIEF) NatWest Group has announced an expanded collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to accelerate the use of artificial intelligence (AI), including AWS’s generative AI solutions, to help 10 million people manage their financial wellbeing by the end of … Read the full press release

NatWest Group Appoints Richard Haythornthwaite as New Chair, Succeeding Sir Howard Davies

NatWest Survey: UK Regional Business Activity Slows in July 2023, Employment Holds Steady while Inflation Trends Vary

(IN BRIEF) Richard Haythornthwaite, known as Rick, is set to succeed Sir Howard Davies as the Chair of NatWest Group plc, pending regulatory approval. Rick will join the board as an independent non-executive director on January 8, 2024, and take … Read the full press release

NatWest Group Aims to Support 10 Million People Annually with Financial Wellbeing by 2027

NatWest Survey: UK Regional Business Activity Slows in July 2023, Employment Holds Steady while Inflation Trends Vary

(IN BRIEF) NatWest Group has set a goal to assist 10 million individuals each year in managing their financial wellbeing by 2027. They have already achieved a previous target of helping 2 million people save over £100 for the first … Read the full press release

NatWest Group Urges Collaboration for Advancing Open Banking and Overcoming Economic Challenges, According to Oxera Report

NatWest Survey: UK Regional Business Activity Slows in July 2023, Employment Holds Steady while Inflation Trends Vary

(IN BRIEF) NatWest Group has commissioned a report by Oxera, an economics and finance consultancy firm, on the potential of Open Banking. The report highlights the economic obstacles hindering the wider adoption of Open Banking and the development of innovative … Read the full press release

NatWest Group and WWF Collaborate to Support UK Farmers in Climate and Nature Goals

(IN BRIEF) NatWest Group and WWF have announced a strategic partnership to drive a sustainable transition in the UK food and agricultural sector. They aim to bring together stakeholders to mobilize financing, support farmers in achieving climate and nature goals, … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered adds extensive network across Asia, Africa, and the Middle East to the IBOS international banking network

(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 8-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational banking and financial services group Standard Chartered has announced it has joined the international banking network IBOS Association (IBOS). IBOS members, some of the world’s largest banks, collaborate to serve each … Read the full press release