Royal Bank of Scotland



RBS: Female entrepreneurs less likely to ask for funding

Male entrepreneurs are more likely than female entrepreneurs to ask for funding from an external source, a new survey by Royal Bank of Scotland reveals.

Published 7 November 2019

Johnston Carmichael opens London office

Johnston Carmichael has opened its first premises outside of Scotland with a new office based in London.

Published 30 September 2019

RBS funds Argyll & Bute inn purchase

The Kilchrenan Inn in Argyll & Bute is the site of a new hotel run by MTM Hospitality thanks to a five-figure finance package from Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).

Published 23 September 2019

Fintech start-up Nexves to roll out app after funding boost

A Scottish fintech start-up has announced plans to roll out its flagship banking app within months after securing funding from Scottish EDGE.

Published 4 January 2019

Royal Bank of Scotland: Scottish business growth slowed in November

Business growth slowed in Scotland in November to the weakest rate in eight months, according to new analysis from Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 10 December 2018

Investigation launched into alleged bullying at RBS

Royal Bank of Scotland has launched an investigation into allegations that there is a "culture of bullying" at the bank, The Herald reports.

Published 10 December 2018

RBS chief executive 'personally reviewed' branch closures

Ross McEwan, chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland, has told the lender's AGM in Edinburgh that he personally reviewed all of its proposed branch closures.

Published 31 May 2018

John Hughes steps down from RBS board after just two months

Royal Bank of Scotland's non-executive director John Hughes is stepping down from the board due to ill health, just two months after he joined.

Published 5 September 2017

RBS to bank £150m on sale of Vocalink to Mastercard

Royal Bank of Scotland stands to pocket at least £150 million after the sale of Vocalink, the payments and cashpoint processing giant that it co-owns.

Published 22 July 2016

'Ultimate betrayal' of workers as RBS set to relocate jobs to India

Unite, the banking union, has criticised the Royal Bank of Scotland’s proposals to relocate more jobs to India.

Published 21 July 2016

RBS data protection allegations to be probed

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is facing scrutiny over allegations that it may have breached data protection laws by improperly editing its internal customer records.

Published 28 September 2015

RBS hires investment bankers to facilitate challenger bank IPO

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has recruited expert investment bankers from Bank of America Merrill Lynch to help prepare the stock market flotation of Williams and Glyn.

Published 14 September 2015

Standard Life appoints lawyer from RBS

Standard Life today announced that Rushad Abadan has been appointed Group General Counsel and will join the company in early 2016, leaving the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).

Published 10 September 2015

RBS finishes last in customer satisfaction league again

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has finished last in a customer satisfaction league table compiled by price comparison website uSwitch.

Published 9 September 2015

RBS to issue polymer bank notes from 2016

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), the second largest issuer of banknotes in Scotland, has announced its next generation of £5 and £10 notes will be printed on polymer.

Published 7 September 2015