GBA Case Study: NatWest
The fifth in the GBA’s Case Study series on best practice banks features Women in Business champion NatWest, part of the Royal Bank of Scotland. The bank has found great success through its ability to leverage partners in the ecosystem to deliver real value to its women clients.
RBS Supplier Diversity
This video explains RBS’s Supplier Diversity & Inclusion strategy and Code of Conduct.
NatWest: How Our Staff Are Making a Difference
Rebecca and Clare had always loved creating beauty products. So when they decided to turn a passion into a business, NatWest’s Jonathan was there to help.
NatWest: Coda Falconry
Sarah always dreamed of opening her own falconry business. It wasn’t an easy road to tread, but with a solid business plan, a lot of determination and some support from NatWest and the Women in Business team, she succeeded.
Non-Financial Services – Royal Bank of Scotland
At the 2016 GBA Summit, Jane Howard discussed the various non-financial services RBS offers to women entrepreneurs.
RBS Women in Business
This is a presentation made at the Inclusive Finance Forito during the Foromic on September 2013. It presents the key elements of RBS Women, including access to finance, information, networks and markets.
Inspiring Women in
This is a presentation RBS made to the Small Business Banking Network in February 2013. It features an overview of the size of the Women’s Market in RBS’s UK home as well as a discussion of the bank’s multiple global initiatives to expand and improve service to women. It also addresses RBS’s commitment to workforce and vendor/supplier diversity.
Women in Enterprise: A
According to this detailed study of UK women and entrepreneurship produced for RBS by Aston Business School, women do not have any individual or collective entrepreneurial deficit. Instead, this report finds that it is a combination of challenge and choice. Whilst there is clearly a cultural challenge, women also choose to use entrepreneurship differently.
RBS Enterprise Tracker, 4th Quarter 2013
This report is RBS’s quarterly survey that tracks people’s attitudes to starting up a business. Most responses are disaggregated by gender. In Q4 2013, the survey collected the responses of 3,789 UK adults.
Women in Enterprise:
A Different Perspective
This Royal Bank of Scotland survey of characteristics of the women’s entrepreneurship market in the UK finds evidence that women-owned firms outperform men’s in many cases. Among other notable findings: Women-led businesses are significantly less likely than men’s to use external sources of financing, even when other factors are controlled.