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NatWest publishes 2021 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor

A report published today by NatWest has found that changes brought about due to the pandemic have inspired record numbers of UK adults to start their own business.

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NatWest takes saving the planet to the playgrounds

NatWest, principal partner for COP26 in Glasgow, is launching a new Climate Savers competition in partnership with the company behind Top Trumps.

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Celebrating our colleagues at the South Asian Heritage Awards

Our inaugural awards ceremony concluded a month of celebrations for South Asian Heritage Month.

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Global Open Finance Challenge launched

NatWest Group joins CIBC, Itaú Unibanco, National Australia Bank to launch Global Open Finance Challenge

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£1m programme to help Scottish businesses become climate leaders

Royal Bank of Scotland and Edinburgh University partnership aims to assist more than 500 businesses.

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NatWest to launch free carbon footprint tracker to app users

NatWest has today announced the introduction of a new carbon footprint tracking feature for its mobile app to help customers reduce the climate impact of their spending.

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NatWest Group and SFT to collaborate on The Global Farm Metric

NatWest Group and the Sustainable Food Trust (SFT) are to join forces for the next two years to support the development of a common framework of farm sustainability metrics and an accompanying assessment tool that will enable farmers to measure their environmental and social impact and give them actionable insight to help them to reduce their emissions.

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NatWest leads the way in adopting Green Home Finance Principles

NatWest has announced that it has adopted the Green Home Finance Principles (GHFPs), established by the Green Finance Institute. NatWest is the first high street bank in the UK to become an adopter of the principles for its Green Mortgage.

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Alison Rose named ‘Green Leader of the Year’ by BusinessGreen

NatWest Group’s CEO was named ‘Green Leader of the Year’ at the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards.

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£1m programme to help Scottish businesses become climate leaders

Royal Bank of Scotland and Edinburgh University partnership aims to assist more than 500 businesses.

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Business activity growth cools across nearly all regions in August

Nearly all regions and nations of the UK recorded slower growth in business activity in August, latest Regional PMI® data from NatWest revealed, as the post-lockdown recovery showed a further loss of momentum. Employment levels nevertheless continued to rise across all areas amid broad-based pressure on business capacity.

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Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs – August

The Scottish labour market saw an unprecedented surge in hiring activity during August, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs.

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EV8 Switch and NatWest help UK drivers go green

UK drivers considering a move to electric driving can discover how much they could save and the electric vehicle (EV) model best suited to them thanks to EV8 Switch, a new space-enabled app.

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NatWest Greener Homes Attitude Tracker

NatWest finds over half of homeowners plan to make green home improvements over next decade.

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NatWest publishes 2021 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor

A report published today by NatWest has found that changes brought about due to the pandemic have inspired record numbers of UK adults to start their own business.

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NatWest takes saving the planet to the playgrounds

NatWest, principal partner for COP26 in Glasgow, is launching a new Climate Savers competition in partnership with the company behind Top Trumps.

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NatWest launches new ‘Housemate’ app

NatWest reveals top pet peeves of renters as it launches new app ‘Housemate’

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Celebrating our colleagues at the South Asian Heritage Awards

Our inaugural awards ceremony concluded a month of celebrations for South Asian Heritage Month.

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Global Open Finance Challenge launched

NatWest Group joins CIBC, Itaú Unibanco, National Australia Bank to launch Global Open Finance Challenge

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Royal Bank asks children which women inspire them the most

Royal Bank of Scotland asks children which women inspire them the most as new £50 banknote enters circulation.

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Natwest Launch UK's First Carbon Neutral Podcast With Spotify

NatWest have teamed up with Spotify and Vayner Media to present the UK’s first completely carbon neutral podcast series, which launches today.

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We’ve committed to extend Confirmation of Payee’s capability

In response to a recent call for views from the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR), the SD10 firms (a group of the major banks: Lloyds Banking , Bank of Scotland, Barclays, HSBC, NatWest, Nationwide, Royal Bank of Scotland, Santander and Ulster Bank who were initially directed by the regulator to introduce Confirmation of Payee) have written to the PSR to provide a public commitment to deliver the necessary Confirmation of Payee role profile by the end of this year.

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NatWest UK Regional PMI® - July 2021

Business activity continues to recover across all regions in July, but rates of growth slow in most cases.

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NatWest launches Green Re-mortgage product

NatWest Group has launched its new ‘green re-mortgage’ product. The new product will offer a preferential interest rate to new or existing customers who are looking to re-mortgage an energy efficient property.

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Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs – July 2021

Scottish labour market conditions continued to strengthen during July, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs.

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Pandemic harming students achieving their degree

The ability of students to achieve their degree is being negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, reveals the 2021 NatWest Student Living Index.