Sir George Mathewson, the former boss of the Royal Bank of Scotland, has urged the UK Government to write off all state-backed loans to businesses to give firms a better chance of survival during the coronavirus pandemic. Sir George said that the government should fund the giveaway through increased
Royal Bank of Scotland is supporting a new drive to help children and families across Scotland who have no books at home or any access to books during the coronavirus pandemic. The Scottish Book Trust is working with local authorities across Scotland and other charities, in
Profits at the Royal Bank of Scotland have halved in the first quarter of this year as the bank allocated £802 million to accommodate for a rise in loan losses stemming from the coronavirus pandemic. RBS posted pre-tax profits of £519 million for the period, down from £1 billion th
Edinburgh-based tech company Neatebox is set to scale new heights after being accepted into Royal Bank of Scotland’s Entrepreneur Accelerator programme. The firm, which was founded in 2011, specialises in assistive technology, offering a real solution for the engagement and empowerment of disa
Edinburgh-based family business Broughton Removals has expanded and rebranded in its 50th year, thanks to a funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland. The removals and storage company, founded by Sonny Munro in 1970, has recruited three new staff members to bolster its loyal team - most of wh
The Royal Bank of Scotland is working with NHS Lothian and the Rainbow Box Foundation to provide support for all coronavirus patients in the region. The bank, through its 300 Fund, will cover the cost of Rainbow Boxes for all COVID-19 patients entering hospital, providing all patients with toiletrie
RBS owner NatWest is hosting a Facebook Live session to highlight how criminals are taking advantage of the coronavirus to scam customers. The innovative session is in response to Action Fraud reporting a 400% increase in coronavirus related frauds and scams in the last month.
Royal Bank of Scotland is introducing a new ‘companion card’ – a supplement card to an existing current account that enables vulnerable customers and those in extended isolation to give trusted volunteers a way to pay for their essential goods.
The Proud Scotland Awards has announced that The Royal Bank of Scotland will be the headline sponsor for the 2020 event which will take place in Edinburgh this autumn. The glittering ceremony will take place on October 3rd at the Sheraton Grand Hotel and the organisers are thrill
Business activity across Scotland's private sector declined at the quickest rate since the survey began in January 1998 during March due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland PMI.
Partners at the UK's biggest accountancy firms will have their payouts slashed by hundreds of thousands of pounds this year as the sector prepares to face a huge crash in revenues amid stemming from the coronavirus outbreak. Yesterday, partners at BDO agreed to cut partner pay by up to 25% in a bid
Permanent staff appointments declined at the steepest rate since April 2009 in March, while temp billings fell at the quickest pace on record, as the coronavirus pandemic hit the Scottish jobs market, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland report on jobs.