The Scottish private sector continued on its recovery path into the third quarter, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland PMI. The seasonally adjusted headline Royal Bank of Scotland Business Activity Index - a measure of combined manufacturing and service sector output - posted 57.5 in July
Edinburgh students are the most reliant on parents or family to fund their student lifestyle, according to the 2021 Royal Bank of Scotland Student Living Index. Students at the Scottish capital expect to receive 53% more from their family than the average UK student, working out at an extra £1
The Royal Bank of Scotland has launched its Expert in Residence programme across Scotland, operating from branches and in communities across the country to help female entrepreneurs realise their growth ambitions. The initiative, which started as a two-year pilot, is being rolled out in Scotland wit
Student rent has increased almost 20% over the last year according to data released as part of the 2021 Royal Bank of Scotland Student Living Index. There has been a steep increase in student rent bringing the average monthly cost to £518, an increase of 18% from 2020.
The Royal Bank of Scotland is launching a new savings competition to help encourage first-time savers. The £1000 competition begins in August, with 10 customers each being awarded £1000 for opening an account and then developing a regular savings habit.
Scottish private sector firms registered another solid performance during June, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland PMI, as loosening COVID restrictions continued to spur growth. The data for June 2021 showed the second-quickest increase in output since data collection began in 1998. The&
Scottish labour market conditions saw further recovery during June, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs. Hiring activity surged again amid reports that companies were stepping up their hiring efforts in line with easing COVID-19 restrictions and rising economic activity.
Menzies Distribution, a spin-out of Edinburgh-based John Menzies, has secured a new £14 million term loan with Royal Bank of Scotland. The new loan, together with existing cash funds, has enabled Menzies to refinance its recent short-term debt used to fund the acquisition of Bibby Distribution
The Royal Bank of Scotland is launching a new 0% purchase and balance transfer card. The new card will offer all accepted customers 0% on both purchases and balance transfers for 20 months from account opening.