Royal Bank of Scotland Group

NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank say online banking glitch 'resolved'

<b>RBS, NatWest and Ulster Bank say the problems that meant customers could not access their bank accounts online on Friday have been "resolved".</b><p>For about five hours customers were locked out of their accounts until the problem was fixed mid-morning.<p>Many took to social media to complain, a day after …

Banking (UK)

Is NatWest online and mobile banking down?

NATWEST customers have struggled to gain access to their accounts via online and mobile banking.<p>Furious account holders have reported problems from …


Forget System Outages, NatWest Online Banking Has a Major Security Design Flaw

Many NatWest customers this morning logged on to discover their online banking services were temporarily down.<p>Given today is the day after many people’s wages and salaries have been paid, it’s caused exacerbation to many customers who would ordinarily have been paying their bills online as part of …


NatWest online and mobile banking services down

NatWest has said its online and mobile banking services are down.<p><b>More follows...</b>


PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Sept 21

Sept 21 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their …

Bank of England

Natwest and RBS online banking glitch update - and how people reacted on social media

NatWest, Ulster Bank and RBS customers can now access their online accounts after a glitch that left thousands of customer locked out.<p>Bank users …

News (Wales)

Almost 3,000 banks have disappeared from the high street since 2015 leaving the most vulnerable without access

Britain’s love affair with plastic has seen almost 3,000 banks disappear from high streets since 2015, figures have revealed.<p>They are closing their …

Personal Finance (UK)

Northern Ireland traffic: Glenshane Road closed after serious accident

Latest travel alerts<p>Follow the latest updates from our travel feed below.<p>The Glenshane Road at Maghera is closed following a serious road traffic …

Northern Ireland

Victim speaks out about the impact knifepoint robbery

A POLICE crackdown on unauthorised parking in Carmarthen’s Old Town has been welcomed by local businesses.<p>As The Herald has previously reported, …


NatWest Staff Dig Deep to Help the National Botanic Garden of Wales

A ...The post NatWest Staff Dig Deep to Help the National Botanic Garden of Wales appeared first on Business News Wales.

News (Wales)

Trade war won't rattle the 'white hot' US economy: NatWest Markets economist

It will take more than a couple hundred billion dollars in import tariffs to derail the U.S. economy from its current “white hot” streak, said …


Mass bank closures ‘unacceptable’, says Age Scotland

Mass bank closures are “unacceptable” for older people and innovative solutions like shared banking hubs should be introduced, according to Age …


TSB to bid for £833m RBS fund despite IT meltdown

TSB is gearing up to bid for an £833m competition fund stumped up by rival Royal Bank of Scotland to fund a relaunch of its business bank, despite suffering a high profile IT meltdown earlier this year.<p>The challenger bank wants to grab a big chunk of the funding pot and invest millions in its …


Beijing likely to cancel trade war talks after latest Trump tariffs

China is likely to cancel its tentative plans to send Xi Jinping’s top economic adviser to Washington after Donald Trump announced new tariffs on …


12 Ulster Bank buildings for sale with £1.2million total price tag

Former Ulster Bank branches in Northern Ireland that include three listed properties have gone on the market, prompting calls for their character and …

Banking (UK)

Warning over ‘number spoofing’ scam that cost this man £15,000

A man has lost all his savings after falling victim to a sophisticated scam combining email phishing and ‘number spoofing’.<p>Jack Armstrong has had …

Identity Theft

'Fake engineer stole £7,700, will HSBC repay?'

<i>The day after we reported internet problems to our broadband provider it called me to say an engineer would ring in the next few hours to sort them out. An appointment was arranged but then, perhaps coincidentally, I had a call within the hour from someone else. I presumed it was the engineer.</i> …

Personal Finance (UK)

How support you can bank on helps small businesses flourish

Philip Smith speaks to two former lawyers about their surprise entrepreneurial talent, and how they were able to achieve their goals<p>When criminal lawyer and single mother Avital Mediony wanted to find a childminder to allow her to resume her career, she was taken aback by the poor quality on …


The dollar might weaken next year: Strategist

Mansoor Mohi-uddin, head of foreign exchange strategy at Natwest Markets says the biggest risk for investors would be if the trade war broadened to …


Lehman Brothers Collapse: Ten Years Later

Ten years ago, one of the largest investment banks in the world collapsed. Lehman Brothers was one of the first in a chain of banks to fall, …


Millions of old paper £5 and £10 notes still in circulation – how to cash them in

<b>The Bank of England has revealed there are still almost 250 million paper £5 and £10 notes that haven’t been returned since they stopped being legal</b> …

Personal Finance (UK)

How long does it take to buy a house?

Asking how long it takes to buy a house is like asking how long is a piece of string – it’s going to vary depending on your circumstances, but a good …


MPs ‘misled’ by RBS boss over police bribe inquiry


Ten years on from the crisis, the last thing we need is for Labour to take over Royal Bank of Scotland 

Rewind ten years to just before the catastrophic collapse of Lehman Brothers; and there stood Royal Bank of Scotland, which after a decade of rapid fire acquisition-making had become the world’s biggest bank, with assets and liabilities larger than the size of the UK economy as a whole.<p>Despite what …

UK Economy

Surveyors to solicitors: Who's involved in buying a house?

They say it takes a village to raise a child, and it can also feel a bit like that when you’re buying a house.<p>Depending on the complexity of your …


McEwan was being too clever by half

Small Business

Response to RBS failings ‘was to hit out’

Administrative Law

Royal Bank of Scotland CEO 'edited' the truth in evidence session - British lawmakers

© Reuters. Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Ross McEwan speaks during an interview with Reuters at Canary Wharf in London<p>By Emma Rumney<p>LONDON …

Bank of Scotland

The three areas that can make or break a business

Read about three ways that small and medium sized businesses can boost their success – plus how NatWest is offering a plethora of free business advice and practical help, too<p>Whether you're running a small local business or a global corporation, every company needs certain things to maximise their …

Small Business

RBS Considering Special Dividend or Buyback, Chairman Says

Live on Bloomberg TVBest of Bloomberg TechnologyFull Schedule<p>TV Shows<p>Bloomberg Surveillance<p>Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc Chairman Howard Davies …

Bank of England