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Royal Bank and Heriot-Watt announce new scholarship

Royal Bank of Scotland and Heriot-Watt University are announcing a new scholarship targeted towards Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students.

29 Oct 2020


NatWest & Be The Business launch mentoring programme

To coincide with National Mentoring Day on 27 October, NatWest and Be the Business have today launched a free mentoring programme for female entrepreneurs to provide greater access to sponsors and mentors.

29 Oct 2020


NatWest Introduces 48-hour Delay Gambling Block

The feature is effective for debit cards, both physical and virtual, and is NatWest’s newest initiative to tackle gambling harms.

29 Oct 2020


Coutts further enhances asset management proposition for clients

Coutts, the wealth manager and private bank, has today announced a new relationship with BlackRock, the world’s largest Asset Manager as it looks to further reduce the cost of investing for the 12.5 million clients it services across the wider NatWest Group.

29 Oct 2020

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Challenge to find the UK’s most entrepreneurial pupils

NatWest and National Enterprise Challenge team up to set the largest enterprise and employability challenge for secondary schools in the UK

26 Oct 2020

Banking on racial equality - a roadmap for positive change

We’ve set out commitments to racial equality

A colleague-led taskforce, established by CEO Alison Rose, has launched a report on racial equality for our customers, colleagues and communities.

20 Oct 2020


NatWest UK Small Business PMI® shows uptick in September

Uptick in growth seen in small businesses as recovery continues in September

19 Oct 2020

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Ulster Bank introduces new £20 notes into circulation

Nearly nine in 10 people in Northern Ireland are still using bank notes and almost two-thirds envisage continuing to use them in five years’ time, new research from Ulster Bank reveals.

15 Oct 2020


Business activity continues to rise across all regions

Latest Regional PMI® data from NatWest showed a sustained recovery in business activity across all UK regions in September, albeit with signs of a loss of momentum in most cases.

13 Oct 2020

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Alison Rose talks climate change at the Hutton Series & SIBOS

This week, CEO Alison Rose was a keynote speaker at The Hutton Series on Climate Change.

08 Oct 2020

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NatWest Group sponsors Baby Loss Awareness Week

Baby Loss Awareness Week is an annual event which aims to raise awareness about pregnancy and baby death by providing support to those affected.

08 Oct 2020


NatWest & SafeLives launch review into coercive debt

Review is the latest in a series of policy interventions designed by the bank in conjunction with charity SafeLives to support those who have suffered from economic abuse.

08 Oct 2020

Opportunities are out there

Opportunities are out there: Employers host Early Career Immersion Week

A group of large UK employers, including NatWest Group, have come together to create an immersive digital event to help students navigate the current uncertainty and make informed choices about their prospective careers.

07 Oct 2020

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NatWest launches console game 'Island Saver' on mobile

NatWest and Stormcloud have turned their hugely popular Island Saver game into a full console experience for mobile devices.

06 Oct 2020


Q1 2020 NatWest Group postcode lending

Lending data published today shows that NatWest Group is a major supporter of the UK economy.

01 Oct 2020

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£30m funding enables Innova Energy to continue solar energy growth

NatWest has provided £30m debt funding to Innova Energy for solar energy projects.

25 Sep 2020

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New savings account to kickstart savings habit

NatWest is launching a new savings account with one of the highest rates of interest to be introduced by a UK bank this year.

24 Sep 2020

NatWest to support vital social housing sector with £3bn funding

NatWest supports West Kent Housing Association with £60m new funding

The new funding is part of NatWest’s recent £3bn commitment to the housing association sector.

07 Sep 2020


How we celebrated South Asian Heritage Month

Through our Multicultural Network, NatWest Group supported the inaugural South Asian Heritage Month (SAHM), helping people connect to identity, culture and heritage.

01 Sep 2020


NatWest enhances credit scoring for customers

NatWest customers are now able to see enhanced credit score information, in partnership with information and insights provider TransUnion.

28 Aug 2020

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