Royal Bank of Scotland
Royal Bank of Scotland Award for Most Outstanding Business
Royal Bank of Scotland has paved the way in banking since it was established. From the world’s first overdraft, and the first house purchase loan by a UK bank, to the first fully-fledged internet banking service, the bank has a history of making life easier for its customers. Royal Bank launched their first mobile bank in 1946 and now has 23 mobile branches, serving the more remote communities in Scotland. The bank is committed to serving communities and putting the interests of customers first. It's with its customers everyday for all the things that matter.
Royal Bank of Scotland has over 2 million customers in Scotland today, with over 120,000 business customers. They’ve been supporting these businesses, helping families and contributing to local communities for almost 300 years. And over 12,000 Royal Bank of Scotland employees live and work in Scotland - it’s where they call home.
To retain its close connections with Scottish communities, the bank helps it’s employees make a difference through programmes such as MoneySense and STV Children’s Appeal. As the main partner of Scottish Edge, Royal Bank has had a massive impact on the Scottish business economy, providing £2.5 million towards Scottish EDGE prize funding. With the bank’s support, Scottish Edge has awarded £5.6 million to Scotland’s Entrepreneurial talent, created 479 new jobs in Scotland and generated £21.6m of additional turnover.
For more information on Royal Bank of Scotland, visit: www.rbs.co.uk/business