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NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank hit by online banking issues

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This is becoming a regular fixture in the UK, as yet again British banks are reporting online banking problems. In the latest glitch, customers of NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Ulster Bank have been hampered by the outage. The trio say they are “aware of some issues” with their online banking services. Customers […]

RBS unleashes robo-advice service via NatWest brand

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Wealthtech is coming to the UK high street as Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has launched a robo-advice service for around five million customers under its NatWest brand. The service will be available for clients with a minimum of £500 to invest. The total cost of advice, investment and platform fees will be at 0.95%. […]

RBS reaches Landmark for mortgage valuation risk management

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Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) will adopt Landmark Valuation Services’ (formerly Quest) valuation risk model (VRM) service for its mortgage valuation process for both RBS and NatWest. Using property analytics and land and environmental data, VRM helps the banks to apply an automated valuation where the risks are considered “low”. Where a physical inspection is […]

Sibos 2017: APIs – a holistic approach

All about APIs

In today’s (17 October) session at Sibos, API in financial services: the key to the future?, the discussion panel participants were in agreement on the following: if your want your API strategy to work, you’ve got to have a holistic approach to it across the organisation.

Regtech to the rescue

Regtech to the rescue

Regulatory technology (regtech) is often cited as the answer to the rising cost of compliance, risk and reporting duties at banks. Will it help financial institutions escape IT silos and enhance control over data?

Cashplus expands with £30m debt facilities led by RBS

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Cashplus, a London-based alternative financial services provider has announced two new, three-year funding arrangements totalling £30 million ($40.52 million), reports Paybefore (Banking Technology‘s sister publication). Senior debt facilities will be provided by NatWest/Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) with BCI Finance, the investment division of Blenheim Chalcot, providing mezzanine financing. Although not a bank, Cashplus says […]

NatWest launches UK’s first paperless mortgage

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NatWest says it is to become the first UK bank to offer a paperless mortgage – as customers can now apply for a completely digital mortgage and share and verify documents online. The new proposition means customers don’t need to send signed paperwork or personal and private information through the post. Lloyd Cochrane, director of […]

NatWest pilots AI compliance technology with Recordsure

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UK-based high street bank NatWest is trialling Recordsure’s regtech recording and analysis solution “to improve and monitor the quality of information and advice provided during regulated customer conversations”.

RBS joins forces with RocketSpace UK for new tech campus

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San-Francisco based RocketSpace, with the support of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and NatWest, has opened its campus in London for fintech and tech start-ups. Housed in NatWest’s (a subsidiary of RBS) Regents House in London, the campus is the “first of its kind” in the capital and RocketSpace’s only international location. The campus occupies […]

Hackers cybersquatting on hundreds of UK bank domains

And here go RUB 2 billion...

Cybersquatters have wormed their way onto hundreds of websites and are tricking web users into thinking they’re clicking on to UK high street bank websites. According to research by DomainTools, a DNS-based cyber threat intelligence firm, it found 324 registered domains using the trademarked names of five of the UK’s top high street banks – […]

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