Shire Housing Association receives £10.5m funding package from RBS

Shire Housing Association has obtained a £10.5 million funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland to refinance existing debt, enable future expansion plans and enhance existing office and tenant facilities.

Published 4 September 2020

Hillcrest secures ‘extremely competitive’ £50m finance deal to progress development programme

Hillcrest Homes has secured a £50 million private finance deal at “extremely competitive rates” as it continues the largest development programme in its history.

Published 19 August 2020

Natwest to invest £3bn in social housing over next three years

Natwest Group has announced that it will be investing £3 billion in social housing across the UK over the next three years.

Published 22 July 2020

Cunninghame Housing Association and RBS agree £15m funding agreement for new social housing

Cunninghame Housing Association has agreed a £15 million funding programme with Royal Bank of Scotland to create a new social housing programme for Ayrshire and the Borders.

Published 3 July 2020

Donations still required at Edinburgh foodbank distribution centre

The Royal Bank of Scotland is urging both businesses and members of the public to continue donating essential food and supplies to its Gogarburn headquarters in Edinburgh to help vulnerable people throughout Scotland as the impact of coronavirus remains prevalent across the country.

Published 12 June 2020

NatWest announces £1m support for economic and domestic abuse victims

NatWest Group, the owner of the Royal Bank of Scotland, has launched a £1 million fund to support victims of economic and domestic abuse, in a new partnership with SafeLives.

Published 10 June 2020

Shelter Scotland calls for renter protection amid coronavirus pandemic

Shelter Scotland is calling for the UK Chancellor to boost social security payments to ensure the nation’s 340,000 private renters don’t end up mired in debt and at risk of homelessness.  

Published 16 April 2020

RBS converts Edinburgh HQ into COVID-19 food supply centre

The Royal Bank of Scotland has converted its Edinburgh headquarters in Gogarburn into a distribution centre to supply food and hygiene products to the Trussell Trust food banks and Social Bite.

Published 30 March 2020

RBS to launch UK's first 'social bond' to address regional inequality

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced plans to launch the UK's first "social bond" to address regional inequality and boost economic growth.

Published 11 November 2019

David Rennie: Opening and operating Project Bank Accounts

David Rennie, relationship director, public sector & higher education Scotland, Royal Bank of Scotland, outlines the benefits of Project Bank Accounts in streamlining payments. 

Published 11 October 2019

Rettie completes ‘massively oversubscribed’ Edinburgh mid market rent development

The structured finance team at Rettie & Co has delivered its second mid market rent (MMR) development at Edinburgh’s Western Harbour with more than 3,000 people applying for the 138 homes on offer.

Published 13 September 2018

RBS unveils £1bn capital support for purpose-built PRS schemes

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has committed £1 billion of capital to support the development of thousands of new purpose-built private rental schemes across the UK.

Published 18 January 2016