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NatWest Announces Credit Scoring Enhancements

UK banking group NatWest recently announced it has enhanced credit scoring, in partnership with TransUnion. NatWest revealed it has integrated further data, using TransUnion’s Consumer Credit Platform, to its banking app, to help enable its customers to become more financially capable.  “Customers using the service… Read More

NatWest Unveils “Banking My Way” Service to Allow Customers to Request How They Want to Be Served

UK banking group NatWest announced on Thursday it is launching “Banking My Way” service, which will allow customers to request how they want to be served. NatWest reported that through the services, customers may make specific requests which could include requesting a quiet space when… Read More

FreeAgent Announces Integration Launch With NatWest’s Online Banking & Forms Partnership With UK Insurer Hiscox

Cloud-based accountancy software provider FreeAgent announced on Thursday it has launched an integration with NatWest’s online banking to allow its customers to oversee, plan, and protect their businesses. The company also announced its new partnership with UK insurer Hiscox to allow businesses to obtain an… Read More

NatWest Offers Apple Pay to Business Credit Card Accounts

UK banking group NatWest recently announced it is bringing Apple Pay to its Business credit card customers. NatWest reported that the option will provide a safer, more secure, and private way to pay, as well as helping customers avoid handing their payment card to someone… Read More

NatWest Is Now Development Behavioral Biometrics Technology to Replace Banking Passwords

NatWest announced on Monday it is developing behavioral biometrics technology that could replace banking passwords. According to NatWest, behavioral biometrics works by analyzing the unique ways a customer interacts with their device when making an online purchase. The technology then uses this information to confirm who… Read More

UK’s NatWest Reports Significant Increase in Local Businesses Accepting Payment Cards, as they Move Away from Cash Due to COVID-19

Consumers across the globe continue to increasingly use digital payments options instead of physical cash, due to COVID-19. NatWest claims that it has witnessed a significant increase in UK businesses that are now ready to accept payment cards. The lender notes that 70% of local… Read More

NatWest Teams Up With Royal Bank of Scotland & Ulster Bank to Launch “Companion Card” For Carers to Support Vulnerable Customers

NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank announced earlier this week the introduction of a new “companion card,” which is described as a supplement to their existing current accounts that will enable vulnerable customers and those in extended isolation to give trusted volunteers a… Read More

UK-based Banking Group NatWest’s Online Business Bank, Mettle, to Offer FreeAgent’s Accounting Software for Free

UK-based banking group NatWest‘s online business services bank, Mettle, will be providing free access to FreeAgent’s cloud-powered accounting software The software should help freelancers, sole traders and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with handling their accounting work. Companies that sign up to connect their FreeAgent… Read More

NatWest Continues to Offer Support For SME Customers By Waiving Monthly Hire Fees For Point-of-Sale Terminals From Payment Product Tyl Until the End of 2020 

UK banking group NatWest announced on Friday it is continuing to offer support SME customers by waiving monthly hire fees for Point-of-Sale terminals from its payments product Tyl until the end of 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. NatWest also revealed that is providing… Read More

UK Fintech VoxSmart Raises £5.5 Million Through Strategic Investment Round From Natwest

VoxSmart, a UK-based fintech that’s focused on communication surveillance technology for financial markets, announced on Thursday it raised £5.5 million through its latest investment round, from Natwest. Founded in 2006, VoxSmart describes itself as a global telecommunications software provider and that empowers organizers to “unlock… Read More

NatWest Joins Forces With Soldo to Boost SME Lending

UK banking group NatWest announced on Wednesday it has joined forces with Soldo, a pre-paid company card provider for small businesses, to expand its SME lending capabilities. NatWest reported that the partnership will allow two of its ventures, Esme Loans and Rapid Cash, to be… Read More

Generation Z Still Listens to Parents When Selecting Banking Service Providers, Not Too Eager to Try Challenger Banks: Report

While it might be true that young people like to use innovative cell phone apps to streamline their daily activities, reports suggest that fancy software alone won’t necessarily help challenger banks when trying to attract business from Generation Z customers. This, according to a newly… Read More

Catching Up: NatWest Adds More Features to Banking App

The race to compete with emerging Fintechs is compelling most all banks to up their game. This is good for the consumer. Better service and lower costs (hopefully). If traditional banks want to survive ongoing iterations and a willingness to change is vital. Today, NatWest… Read More

UK Bank NatWest Commences “Biometric Payment Fob” Trial

Following a trial of a biometric card announced in October, NatWest has announced an expansion of the program with its “biometric payment fob.” The bank is launching today a three-month national trial involving 250 customers. Users may make payments up to £100 without a bank card… Read More

UK-based NatWest Partners with MoneyPenny to Support UK’s Small Businesses

UK-based National Westminster Bank (NatWest), a major retail and commercial bank, is teaming up with Moneypenny in order to support the UK’s small businesses. Moneypenny will be offering free trials and special discounts on their services to business owners that are participating in NatWest’s Accelerator… Read More

Natwest Launches Digital Bank Bó: Now Live in App Store & Google Play

UK banking group NatWest announced on Wednesday the launch of its digital bank, Bó. According to Natwest, Bó is a digital bank that was created to help people “do money better.” The service features a bright yellow Visa card, as well as a mobile app. Natwest… Read More

NatWest to Issue Biometric Credit Card, Trial Starts Today – Uses Fingerprint Verification

NatWest reports that the first biometric fingerprint credit cards are entering circulation today. According to the bank, 150 customers have been selected to take part in a three-month national pilot program. The credit card pilot follows an early trial of a debit card earlier in… Read More

Natwest’s Standalone Digital Lending Platform Esme Loans Increases Maximum Loan Amount to  £250,000

Esme Loans, NatWest’s standalone digital lending platform for SMEs and scale-up businesses, announced this week it has increased its credit appetite with the maximum loan amount moving to £250,000 from £150,000 to support more UK SMEs.  According to NatWest, Esme Loans has lent over £70million… Read More

Voice Banking via Google Assistant Trial Launched by NatWest

  Technology is at its best when it is ubiquitous and unobtrusive. We want tech to be available wherever and whenever we need it but it should not be something that is hard to access. It must be simple to use. Today, most tech services… Read More

NatWest Launches Pilot For New Working Capital Product Rapid Cash

UK banking group NatWest announced on the pilot launch of its new working capital product, Rapid Cash. According to NatWest, the NatWest Rapid Cash is an alternative to a traditional business overdraft, with a credit limit that is based on customers’ unpaid invoices. “Rapid Cash can… Read More

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