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    1. July 29, 2016

      Small businesses brace for rise in RBS bank charges

      Thousands of small businesses with Royal Bank of Scotland current accounts will be hit by monthly charge increases,...

    2. July 26, 2016

      Banks ready to charge for business deposits

      Britain’s largest high street banks will charge millions of businesses to deposit cash if interest rates fall,...

    1. July 26, 2016

      RBS and NatWest consider charging business clients to hold cash

      Millions of customers face paying charges to deposit cash with Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest if the Bank of...

    2. July 4, 2016

      Two-thirds of UK students ‘will never pay off debt’

      Student loan debt rose £12.6bn, or 17 per cent, to £86.2bn in the past year, as the first cohort of students to pay...

    3. June 15, 2016

      RBS to make cash machine switch at same time as referendum

      Royal Bank of Scotland is overhauling a large part of its cash machine network in preparation for carving out its...

    4. June 6, 2016

      Yorkshire tops table for jobs growth

      Jobs growth in Yorkshire and the Humber last year was the highest in the country, making the region the third-fastest...

    5. Fast FT

      April 14, 2016

      RBS to cut 600 NatWest retail banking jobs

      Royal Bank of Scotland is cutting 600 jobs across its NatWest branch network in its latest attempt to slash costs. The...

    6. February 13, 2016

      Romance scams that target men aged over 50 rife in the UK

      On the eve of Valentine’s Day, Britain’s men are being warned about the dangers of so-called “romance scams ”. Royal...

    7. July 31, 2015

      RBS hit by second technology glitch

      Royal Bank of Scotland has suffered a cyber attack causing its second technology glitch in only six weeks, leaving...

    8. June 26, 2015

      Lancashire bowls rate swap beamer at NatWest

      NatWest bankers taking advantage of its sponsorship of the T20 Blast cricket competition at Lancashire’s fixture with...

    9. March 4, 2015

      Finance denied to charities in conflict zones, report finds

      Counter-terrorism legislation is making banks increasingly reluctant to deal with charities working in conflict zones,...

    10. February 18, 2015

      Banks allow fingerprint access to accounts

      A new app will allow millions of NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland customers to access accounts on their smartphones...

    11. November 20, 2014

      Royal Bank of Scotland fined £56m for IT meltdown

      Royal Bank of Scotland has been hit with the biggest retail fine in history from the UK’s financial watchdogs after an...

    12. October 29, 2014

      Payday loan customers warned over broker fees

      Thousands of people seeking payday loans have had a total of more than £1m taken from their bank accounts by...

    13. September 26, 2014

      Financial services complaints fall in first half

      Complaints received about financial services companies fell by 5 per cent in the first half of 2014 but payment...

    14. September 9, 2014

      Scottish banks: Back to the future

      Jump into a DeLorean today and set the date to 1994 (a jump of only 20 years – Marty McFly managed 30). On arrival you...

    15. August 27, 2014

      Regulator fines RBS £14.5m for ‘serious failings’

      Royal Bank of Scotland’s efforts to clean up its image under a new chief executive suffered a blow on Wednesday as the...

    16. July 10, 2014

      NatWest pulling out of share dealing

      Royal Bank of Scotland has sold its stake in NatWest Stockbrokers, which provided share dealing services to both RBS...

    17. June 27, 2014

      RBS and NatWest plan £1bn-plus digital upgrade

      Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest will spend more than £1bn on improving banking services over the next three years,...

    18. June 20, 2014

      Virgin bucks trend by boosting savings rates

      Virgin Money has launched a new range of savings products and increased rates on individual savings accounts (Isas),...

    19. March 31, 2014

      Banks drag their feet on loan offers

      Just days after seeking working capital for his Fresh Pasta Company via the Funding Circle website, Mark Garcia-Oliver...

    20. February 21, 2014

      RBS to piggyback on to Post Office branches

      Royal Bank of Scotland has said it will increase its high street presence tenfold by piggybacking on the UK’s vast...

    21. February 21, 2014

      Project Cook chops RBS down to size

      RBS turns the page The drastic strategic overhaul of Royal Bank of Scotland, to be unveiled next week by chief...

    22. December 13, 2013

      Current rates ‘as good as it gets’, say lenders

      The Council of Mortgage Lenders has forecast steady improvement in the mortgage market in 2014 as loans continue to...

    23. December 6, 2013

      NatWest website crashes twice in a week

      Royal Bank of Scotland blamed a cyber-attack after customers were blocked from accessing online accounts for the second...

    24. December 3, 2013

      RBS apologises for Cyber Monday technology breakdown

      Royal Bank of Scotland’s boss Ross McEwan admitted the bank had failed to invest properly in systems as he was forced...

    25. November 25, 2013

      Bank governor battled financial turmoil

      Lord Kingsdown, who has died aged 86, was governor of the Bank of England for 10 years from 1983 – a time when the...

    26. November 8, 2013

      Lenders target buy-to-let landlords

      Landlords have an increasing number of cheap mortgage options as more lenders look to target the rapidly growing...

    27. October 31, 2013

      Surge in annual house prices amid concern of UK bubble

      House prices surged at their fastest annual rate in more than three years in October, according to Nationwide, as...

    28. October 23, 2013

      Royal Bank of Scotland faces dilemma over future of Ulster Bank

      It has cost £14.3bn so far, suffered months of technical glitches that have enraged customers and was recently handed...

    29. October 8, 2013

      Help to Buy scheme: RBS and Lloyds first to offer mortgage details

      Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group were first out of the blocks with details of the 95 per cent mortgages...

    30. Off Message

      October 8, 2013

      Help to Buy, so long as you can afford it

      For Londoners, this chart may make for painful viewing: Savills has used data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders to...

    31. September 30, 2013

      Property websites see big increase in online searches

      The government’s decision to bring forward phase two of its Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme sparked an immediate...

    32. August 13, 2013

      Does NatWest cashback offer add up?

      If you’re one of 12m Royal Bank of Scotland customers – including NatWest, Ulster Bank and RBS itself – you can from...

    33. August 1, 2013

      Rainmaker changed the shape of British banking

      The City of London has lost a visionary rainmaker who changed the shape of UK banking after Terry Eccles died last...

    34. June 10, 2013

      Inside Business: Bank branches must cosy up to the community

      There’s a NatWest bank branch where I go on holiday in west Wales that keeps pretty bizarre hours. During the winter...

    35. April 9, 2013

      FCA launches probe into RBS glitches

      Royal Bank of Scotland is facing a formal investigation that could result in huge fines for its disastrous IT failure...

    36. March 28, 2013

      Third glitch hits RBS customers

      Royal Bank of Scotland has apologised to retail and business customers after IT problems left them locked out of their...

    37. March 22, 2013

      Ex-FSA chief to lead bid for RBS branches

      The former head of the Financial Services Authority is to front a bid to buy the 316 branches being sold by Royal Bank...

    38. March 7, 2013

      Computer fault angers RBS customers

      Royal Bank of Scotland was facing the ire of customers on Thursday after a hardware fault left them unable to withdraw...

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