Royal Bank of Scotland owner NatWest Group has posted its results for the first quarter of 2021 revealing an 82% increase in operating profits before tax. The bank's profits rose to £946 million from £519m in the first quarter of 2020.
Link Group has negotiated a new £60 million ten-year term loan facility with Royal Bank of Scotland just before the financial year end. This new medium-term borrowing will help support the delivery of Link’s sizable development programme and takes it overall funding with Royal Bank to &p
Output at small UK businesses rose for the first time in six months during March marking the strongest reading since November 2016, suggesting a swift return to growth as restrictions eased at the end of the first quarter, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland UK Small Business Recover
The Royal Bank of Scotland has sold its wealth management arm Adam & Co to Canaccord Genuity Group for £54 million. Adam & Co’s Edinburgh-based investment management business has client assets amounting to £1.7 billion.
The Royal Bank of Scotland has today relaunched its enterprise programme to boost its support for scale-up businesses, as well as climate, fintech, and B-Corp focussed businesses. The free programme is open to applications from all Scottish SMEs from today, for businesses who will join the programme
Scotland's economy returned to growth during March, 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 - rose to 54.3 in March, up sharply from 44.1 in Feb
Dundee-headquartered Kerr’s Family Dairy has welcomed a £450,000 funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland as the firm sets it eyes on an extensive expansion across the north-east. Supplying more than 60,000 glass bottles of milk to the doorsteps of thousands of customers every week, K
A family-run butcher in Dingwall will mark its centenary year next year with ambitious plans for growth thanks to £1 million funding from Royal Bank of Scotland. John M Munro Ltd was formed almost a century ago and its 75-strong workforce distributes its fresh, quality meat across all of Scotl
Cairn Housing Association has welcomed a £55 million funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland to re-finance existing loans, enhance home interiors and develop its pipeline of prospective developments. Operating across 24 local authorities in Scotland with a significant presence in the Centr
The Scottish economy remained stuck in a downturn during February, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland PMI. This was highlighted by the seasonally adjusted headline Royal Bank of Scotland Business Activity Index - a measure of combined manufacturing and service sector output - remaining w
Hanover Scotland is set to continue the development of up to 60 affordable homes per year throughout the country, following a new funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland. With the pandemic meaning that many planned housing developments were paused or delayed, RBS stepped in to convert an existin
The Scottish labour market continued to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in February 2021, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs. Hiring activity rose again, with quicker upturns in both permanent placements and temp billings recorded amid reports that busine
New research from Royal Bank of Scotland has found that more than half (56%) of 18–34-year-olds in Scotland put a ‘life moment’ (e.g. wedding, graduation, buying their first home) on hold during the last 12 months. Of those with life moments planned, almost a third (31%) said &lsqu