Royal Bank of Scotland



More than £47m unarranged overdraft fees refunded to banking customers

In the last two years, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has secured more than £47 million in refunds for customers whose banks failed to properly warn them about unarranged overdraft charges.

Published 28 May 2020

Old Curiosity Distillery secures £250,000 CBILS loan from RBS

Family-owned Edinburgh-based Old Curiosity Distillery has secured a £250,000 loan from Royal Bank of Scotland through the UK Government’s Coronavirus Business Intervention Loan Scheme (CBILS).

Published 27 May 2020

One in five RBS mortgage customers receiving three month payment holiday

One in five Royal Bank of Scotland mortgage customers is receiving a three-month payment holiday.

Published 26 May 2020

RBS staff prepare for long-term home working

Staff at the Royal Bank of Scotland are preparing to work from home for the foreseeable future in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 22 May 2020

The McGinty’s Group secures six-figure CBILS funding package from RBS

Aberdeen-based hospitality powerhouse, The McGinty’s Group, has secured its future thanks to a six-figure CBILS funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland which will be used to help the business emerge from the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 20 May 2020

NatWest Group appoints David Lindberg as new CEO of Retail Banking

NatWest Group, the owner of the Royal Bank of Scotland, has announced the appointment of David Lindberg as its new CEO of retail banking.

Published 19 May 2020

Royal Bank of Scotland prevents over £11m of fraud in run up to Christmas

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has prevented over £11.64 million of fraud in the run-up to Christmas.

Published 24 December 2019

UK banks braced for 'Armageddon' test

The UK's six biggest banks and building society Nationwide are braced for today's results of the most exhaustive test of their ability to stand firm against 'Armageddon'.

Published 16 December 2019

RBS: Permanent placements rise for the first time since June

Permanent staff placements rose for the first time in five months in November, to provide a tentative sign of recovery in Scottish labour market conditions, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland report on jobs.

Published 6 December 2019

Businesses join forces to push gender equality in technology

PwC, Royal Bank of Scotland and Morgan Stanley have joined forces to help improve gender diversity in the technology sector in Scotland.

Published 6 December 2019

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