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Natwest forecasts £160bn Brexit Britain bonanza with 130,000 new green energy jobs

BREXIT Britain's economy looks set to boom after Natwest's banking chief forecasted the UK could profit £160 billion and create 130,000 jobs in the transition to net zero. Speaking at the Global Investment Summit (GIS), Alison Rose, chief executive of NatWest, said that small and medium sized business (SMEs) have a fantastic opportunity to see their profits soar as Britain makes the transition to a carbon-free economy.

express.co.uk ,  9h 0
Natwest forecasts £160bn Brexit Britain bonanza with 130,000 new green energy jobs

Exclusive: NatWest-backed Updraft raises £72m in latest funding round

NatWest-backed Updraft, an app which aims to help people get out of debt, has raised £72m in its latest funding round as it eyes expansion. The fintech firm, which is looking to lend £200m to UK customers next year, allows customers to connect their bank accounts and view their debts from across credit cards and overdrafts.

cityam.com ,  11h 0
Exclusive: NatWest-backed Updraft raises £72m in latest funding round

NatWest and Lloyds ignoring easy checks to stop fraud

Impersonation fraud is growing exponentially yet some banks offer more protection than others NatWest, Lloyds and Revolut are among the banks that do not offer customers a way to verify the identity of callers even as fraud from bank impersonation has doubled. Britons lost more than £80m to fraudsters pretending to be their bank or the police in the first six months of 2021 – twice the amount stolen a year earlier.

telegraph.co.uk ,  14h 1
NatWest and Lloyds ignoring easy checks to stop fraud

NatWest pledges £100bn of climate and sustainable funding and financing

NatWest has announced a series of initiatives, leading with a target to provide £100 billion of Climate and Sustainable Funding and Financing (CSFF) by the end of 2025. The announcement comes as the lender publishes a report setting out the potential opportunity that exists for the UK economy from the transition to net-zero, finding that SMEs could create up to 130,000 new jobs, produce around 30,000 new businesses and result in an estimated £160 billion opportunity for the UK economy.

scottishconstructionnow.com ,  15h 0
NatWest pledges £100bn of climate and sustainable funding and financing

Why have investors been buying NatWest shares recently?

On 7 October, state-backed bank NatWest Group pleaded guilty to charges of failing to comply with anti-money laundering rules. In a court hearing, NatWest accepted that it had failed to monitor and prevent around £365 million of money laundering by one of its customers. It now faces a fine of up to £340 million.

fool.co.uk ,  16h 0
Why have investors been buying NatWest shares recently?

Revealed: How women started their own businesses during the pandemic - and found happiness

New research by The Telegraph and Natwest shows a wave of innovation from women-led start-ups For many entrepreneurs, doing business in the time of coronavirus has been undeniably tough. Unless your line of work happened to be selling face masks or inventing Zoom, the challenges have been significant.

telegraph.co.uk ,  21h 0
Revealed: How women started their own businesses during the pandemic - and found happiness

2 banks to raise mortgage rates due to inflation fears – more could follow

HSBC and NatWest are hiking mortgage rates for those with large deposits amid fears that inflation is set to spike. This comes after both banks slashed rates to rock-bottom levels earlier this year. So what will this development mean for the wider mortgage market? Let’s take a look.

fool.co.uk ,  1d 3
2 banks to raise mortgage rates due to inflation fears – more could follow

Martin Lewis explains the simple way to boost your bank balance before Christmas

CHRISTMAS can be an expensive time of year due to the amount of food and the presents that people buy, however Martin Lewis has given guidance on a simple way to boost one's bank account before the big day. On ITV's Lorraine this morning, Martin Lewis said the best way to deal with Christmas is to “budget” and work out exactly how much one has to spend but there are things people can look at to bring money in.

express.co.uk ,  1d 0
Martin Lewis explains the simple way to boost your bank balance before Christmas

Supply crisis could curtail growth among small firms, says NatWest chief

Andrew Harrison said supply chain disruption could damage the small business sector if the issues prove long-term. NatWest’s business banking boss has said the supply chain crisis is holding back growth among Britain’s army of small firms and warned over mounting problems if shortages persist.

independent.co.uk ,  2d 0
Supply crisis could curtail growth among small firms, says NatWest chief

Going green could create £160bn and 130,000 jobs for small firms - now we can ALL cash in, says NatWest boss

Alison Rose has a jam-packed itinerary for the next two weeks – and there's one topic dominating her schedule: climate change. While the rest of the country worries about surging gas prices, a dearth of lorry drivers and warnings of Christmas gift shortages, the boss of NatWest is gearing up for two global summits in London and Glasgow on tackling the carbon emissions crisis.

dailymail.co.uk ,  3d 0
Going green could create £160bn and 130,000 jobs for small firms - now we can ALL cash in, says NatWest boss

Trendy new bar in empty Natwest branch that's luring drinkers away from Hull

It's offering live music, tapas and cocktails A trendy new bar that's just opened in Cottingham is attracting drinkers from far and wide. Raph's Lounge, in Hallgate, is the second venture by Cottingham brothers Simon and Chris Leahy, who already run the successful Cassiel Bar and Kitchen, across the road from the new venue.

hulldailymail.co.uk ,  3d 4
Trendy new bar in empty Natwest branch that's luring drinkers away from Hull

Halifax, Santander, NatWest, Barclays, and HSBC issue contactless rules update after new £100 limit

Banks can allow customers to set up their own limits and turn off contactless payments Banks have updated the rules for contactless card payments after the latest increase in the transaction limit. From today, Friday, October 15, the upper limit for the contactless transaction has increased from £45 to £100 - meaning more opportunities to use tap-and-go payments.

cambridge-news.co.uk ,  4d 0
Halifax, Santander, NatWest, Barclays, and HSBC issue contactless rules update after new £100 limit

First Direct and NatWest launch new switch bonuses: here’s how to get them

After virtually disappearing from the market during the height of the Covid-19 outbreak, bank account switch bonuses are back in full swing. First Direct and NatWest are the latest to join the switch bonus action. Both have recently launched new cashback incentives for customers who switch their current accounts to them.

fool.co.uk ,  5d 0
First Direct and NatWest launch new switch bonuses: here’s how to get them

Natwest is offering £150 if you open a current account

NatWest is offering new customers £150 to switch their bank account to the brand as current account providers step up efforts to attract users. Here is how to get the money sweetener and what other brands are offering. Most people need a current account if they want to receive their salary or pay the rent and bills.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  5d 0
Natwest is offering £150 if you open a current account

People: New chair for NPS; Mansfield PR guru celebrates celebrant status

Register for free to receive latest news stories direct to your inbox X Nottingham Professional Services (NPS) has appointed Ken Feast as its new chairperson. Feast takes over from, Kate Hennig of theGrogroup, who is stepping down as chair but continuing her active role as a committee member.

thebusinessdesk.com ,  5d 0
People: New chair for NPS; Mansfield PR guru celebrates celebrant status

Durham County Cricket Club admits it failed to ensure fans' safety following collapse of stand during England T20 match

Durham County Cricket Club has pleaded guilty to a health and safety charge at Teesside Crown Court Durham County Cricket Club has confirmed its lawyers have pleaded guilty to a single charge after three people were injured during an England T20 match. The incident occurred during a match between England and the West Indies at the Emirates Riverside ground in Chester-le-Street in September 2017.

chroniclelive.co.uk ,  5d 4
Durham County Cricket Club admits it failed to ensure fans' safety following collapse of stand during England T20 match

Major lenders HSBC and NatWest turn the tide to increase rates on super-low interest mortgage deals - is it a 'sure sign' of an impending base rate rise?

HSBC and NatWest poised to hike mortgage rates for the equity-rich This follows months of sustained falls, where rates hit record lows of 0.83% Experts say it is a 'sure sign' they believe a base rate rise is coming Rates for first-time buyers and movers with smaller deposits are still falling

dailymail.co.uk ,  5d 0
Major lenders HSBC and NatWest turn the tide to increase rates on super-low interest mortgage deals - is it a 'sure sign' of an impending base rate rise?

Two major lenders turn the tide to increase rates on super-low interest mortgage deals - is it a 'sure sign' of an impending base rate rise?

HSBC and NatWest poised to hike mortgage rates for the equity-rich This follows months of sustained falls, where rates hit record lows of 0.83% Experts say it is a 'sure sign' they believe a base rate rise is coming Rates for first-time buyers and movers with smaller deposits are still falling

dailymail.co.uk ,  5d 0
Two major lenders turn the tide to increase rates on super-low interest mortgage deals - is it a 'sure sign' of an impending base rate rise?