Appointment of Chairman

Appointment of Chairman
03 February 2009
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (”the Group”) announces that Sir Tom McKillop has indicated he wishes to retire as Chairman from today and, accordingly, Sir Philip Hampton, currently Deputy Chairman and Chairman-designate, will assume Chairmanship of the Group.
Sir Tom McKillop said “While my retirement was originally planned for […]

NatWest and RBS announce £3 billion extra funding for SMEs through new regional funds

NatWest and RBS announce £3 billion extra funding for SMEs through new regional funds
05 February 2009
3 billion new funding to be made available through package of financial products
Twelve £250m local Funds launched across England, Wales and Scotland. Including Ulster Bank to provide £250m Fund in Northern Ireland
Funding managed locally by Regional Managing Directors who will […]

RBS announces Pay and Rewards Settlement for 2008

RBS announces Pay and Rewards Settlement for 2008 RBS Group can confirm that it has reached agreement with the UK Government as majority shareholder (through UK Financial Investments) on its approach to Pay and Reward for 2008/09. The outline of the approach is as follows: No Reward for Failure: No bonuses or pay increases will […]

RAC deal with Autodata to drive improved repairs

RAC deal with Autodata to drive improved repairs
RAC has signed a deal with technical publisher Autodata which will see the award-winning breakdown company further boost its roadside fix rates.
The contract will see RAC patrols equipped with electronic data that gives them up-to-date technical information on every make and model of vehicle. This will […]

Employers must be able to manage stress in the workplace

Employers must be able to manage stress in the workplace
Norwich Union Risk Services is urging employers to be more vigilant of the signs of stress in the workplace and have procedures to manage it effectively.
According to Health and Safety Executive (HSE) figures, work-related stress accounts for over a third of all new incidents of ill […]

abis farming continues to rise, warns Norwich Union

abis farming continues to rise, warns Norwich Union
Norwich Union, soon to be Aviva, is warning landlords to be extra vigilant when vetting tenants and inspecting their properties, with cases of residential cannabis farming continuing to rise.
During 2006/2007, there were 5,497 seizures of cannabis plants by police, an increase of 34% since 2005*. And in 2007, […]

Cannabis farming continues to rise, warns Norwich Union

Cannabis farming continues to rise, warns Norwich Union
Norwich Union, soon to be Aviva, is warning landlords to be extra vigilant when vetting tenants and inspecting their properties, with cases of residential cannabis farming continuing to rise.
During 2006/2007, there were 5,497 seizures of cannabis plants by police, an increase of 34% since 2005*. And in 2007, […]

a sells BSM to Arques Industries AG

a sells BSM to Arques Industries AG
Aviva plc (”Aviva”) today announces that it has sold the British School of Motoring Limited and its subsidiaries (”BSM”) to Arques Industries AG. The gross assets of the business, which is one of the UK’s leading driving schools, total £36 million.*
Aviva acquired BSM - which operates a franchised network […]

Property owners to get detailed guidance from code of practice to protect empty properties

Property owners to get detailed guidance from code of practice to protect empty properties
Property owners should ensure adequate measures are in place to protect empty buildings against arson, theft and vandalism, says Norwich Union, soon to be Aviva.
Each year there are about 9,000 fires in empty buildings to which the fire brigade are called*. […]

Flood Plan UK to give communities a greater say in flood planning

Flood Plan UK to give communities a greater say in flood planning
A new campaign that empowers people to tackle the worst impacts of flooding launches today. Flood Plan UK will provide information and practical advice to individuals and communities, a forum for flood victims and experts to share experiences and a Community Flood Planning Guide […]