RBS to rebrand as NatWest Group

Royal Bank of Scotland Group has announced that it will change its name to NatWest Group later this year.

Published 14 February 2020

RBS launches £1bn female entrepreneurship funding and plan to create 50k new businesses

RBS has today announced a new £1 billion fund 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.

Published 24 January 2020

RBS bosses step down amidst NatWest criticism

Royal Bank of Scotland Group's investment arm bosses Chris Marks and Richard Place have stepped down as chief executive officer and chief financial officer of NatWest Markets Plc (NWM) respectively.

Published 19 December 2019

RBS and partners invest in international payments business Pollinate

RBS has partnered with Mastercard, Motive Partners and EFM Asset Management to invest in Pollinate in an attempt to transform the global merchant services market.

Published 1 November 2019

NatWest to trial biometric credit cards

NatWest is to begin a three-month trial of biometric fingerprint credit cards.

Published 10 October 2019

RBS and NatWest websites suffer IT failure

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and NatWest are suffering their second IT outage in one week, with online services failing early Tuesday morning.

Published 28 August 2019

Data watchdog advised RBS on historic data breach affecting NatWest customers

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has provided advice to Royal Bank of Scotland in relation to a historic data breach affecting over 1,600 NatWest customers, according to reports.

Published 19 August 2019

RBS logo disappears from iconic London building

The RBS logo has been removed from 250 Bishopsgate, the iconic building home to RBS in London since 2007.

Published 9 October 2017

Only 17 per cent believe now is a good time to start a business in the UK

The proportion of people who think now is a good time to start a business has fallen to an all-time low, according to a UK-wide survey conducted by NatWest, the England and Wales arm of Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 4 September 2017

Royal Bank of Scotland to provide fast loans to UK SMEs through new site

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced the launch of a new digital platform where small and medium sized businesses will be able to obtain unsecured loans of up to £150,000 within hours.

Published 17 February 2017

RBS refunding student charges

RBS and NatWest are refunding tens of thousands of customers who were wrongly charged interest on student overdrafts over a 14-year period.

Published 1 September 2016

RBS 'may spin off' Nat West

RBS weighs shock NatWest spin-off in bid to save W&G project

Published 16 May 2016

RBS and NatWest to reintroduce interest-only mortgages

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and NatWest will begin offering interest-only mortgages to its wealthiest customers again later this month, the banks announced this week.

Published 11 September 2015