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NatWest Introduces QR Code-enabled Payment Requests for Business Banking App

NatWest recently revealed that it’s introducing a QR code-based version of its online payment service PayIt in order to help companies accept faster payments of invoices. Available within the NatWest Business Banking App and using PayIt as the tech backbone, the feature, called PayMe, allows… Read More

Digital Transformation: Natwest, Accenture, Microsoft to Replace Outdated Frontline Architecture

NatWest announced that it is working cooperatively with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) in order to build an innovative client engagement platform that will aim to replace its multi-system, legacy frontline architecture. As mentioned in the update, the platform will aim to integrate… Read More

NatWest Introduces Confirmation of Payee API for Business Clients

NatWest has introduced an API that allows commercial clients to embed Confirmation of Payee into their own systems and processes. Confirmation of Payee was launched across the United Kingdom’s banking sector in June 2020 in order to combat scammers and safeguard against user errors. The… Read More

UK’s NatWest Group to Offer Variable Recurring Payments

NatWest Group has entered agreements with three payment providers – TrueLayer, GoCardless and Crezco – in order to offer Variable Recurring Payments (VRP) as “a new and convenient payment option for businesses and consumers.” This “industry first” means that NatWest Group will be the first… Read More

UK’s NatWest Teams Up Edinburgh University on Climate Education Program

NatWest has announced a 3-year partnership with The University of Edinburgh Centre for Business, Climate Change and Sustainability. The £1.5 million partnership will aim to facilitate the delivery of a climate education program to 16,000 people across the NatWest Group by the end of 2024,… Read More

UK’s Mettle, the App-Only Business Bank, Reports 500% Customer Growth Since Early 2021

Mettle, the NatWest-backed digital account for small businesses operating in the United Kingdom, has reported 500% customer growth since the beginning of last year, reaching 50,000 clients nationwide. Established back in 2018, the app-only banking service offers hard-pressed freelance workers, sole traders, and small business… Read More

Meta Partners with Natwest to Support Female Business Owners in the United Kingdom

Meta (NASDAQ:FB) has launched a partnership with NatWest, the United Kingdom’s largest business bank, in order to provide financial readiness training and other support “to female business owners.” This is available to all women entrepreneurs as part of Meta‘s #SheMeansBusiness program, which “provides digital skills… Read More

UK’s NatWest Group Becomes First Major Bank to Sign Up, Support Good Business Pays Campaign

NatWest Group, the banking and financial services organization that serves around 19 million UK clients, has reportedly become the first major banking institution to sign-up and support the Good Business Pays campaign. NatWest Group is one of the largest business and commercial banks in the… Read More

NatWest Digital Business Bank CEO Marieke Flament to Leave Role for Blockchain Project NEAR

Marieke Flament, the Chief Executive at NatWest’s virtual bank for businesses, is reportedly getting ready to leave her role after two and a half years. Flament will be joining Switzerland-headquartered blockchain foundation NEAR as the CEO, she confirmed in statements shared with Reuters. The non-profit… Read More

NatWest Fined £264.8M for Failing to Comply with Money Laundering Regulations

British bank NatWest has reportedly been fined £264.8 million (appr. $354.30 million) on Monday (December 14, 2021) for failing to comply with appropriate money laundering regulations in a case that marked the first time that the United Kingdom’s financial regulators pursued criminal charges for these… Read More

Impact-led Fintech Cogo Secures $20M via Series A, Ahead of COP26 UN Climate Summit

Carbon footprint tracking firm Cogo has completed a $20 million Series A round, which has been announced just a few weeks ahead of the COP26 UN climate summit. The impact-led Fintech firm has reportedly entered strategic partnerships with major banking institutions, which came ahead of… Read More

Financial App Provider Updraft Secures £72M in Equity and Debit to Support UK Expansion

Updraft, the financial app provider, has confirmed its largest investment round, securing  £72 million in equity and debt, in order to support its expansion and assist more UK consumers on a  path to attaining financial independence. The investment round has been led by NatWest, which… Read More

NatWest Announces Acquisition of Fintech RoosterMoney to Help Consumers Effectively Manage Money

NatWest reveals that it has completed the acquisition of Fintech firm RoosterMoney as part of its strategy to assist families and young people with effectively managing their money. Established back in 2016, Rooster, the London-headquartered Fintech company makes it simple for parents and children to… Read More

UK Natwest is Next to Block Binance

Natwest is the next shoe to drop in the ongoing purge of transfers to Binance, according to a report by Yahoo. Recently, Santander and Barclays issued statements that they would no longer facilitate transfers from UK customers to the Binance platform. This all stems from a… Read More

NatWest Now Calling for Small Businesses to Join “Together for our Planet” Climate Action Government Campaign

    UK banking group NatWest recently announced it is encouraging small business customers to make a climate commitment and join the government’s Together for our Planet ‘business climate leaders’ campaign, which was launched by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Business & Energy Secretary. NatWest… Read More

NatWest to Allow UK Consumers to Set their Own Daily Digital Bank Transfer Limits to Reduce APP Scams

NatWest, a major retail and commercial bank in the UK, will reportedly be letting clients set up their own daily digital bank transfer limits – which should help reduce the potential damage done by authorized payment push (APP) scams. NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland and… Read More

Barclays, Lloyds, NatWest, Santander, and HSBC to Share Single Bank Branch Location in Small UK Towns

The COVID-19 outbreak has led to nationwide lockdowns and other measures being taken to limit in-person contact in order to prevent the further spread of the virus. Many more individual consumers and businesses are conducting transactions online and are trying to avoid visiting physical locations…. Read More

UK Bank NatWest Says No to Businesses that Accept Crypto: Report

UK bank NatWest is saying no to crypto. According to a report, business users that accept crypto, like Bitcoin, may be refused access to the bank’s services. As reported by the Guardian, NatWest BoardMember Morten Friis, who is head of the Risk Committee, explained during… Read More

Tyl by NatWest Unveils “Tyl Rewards” Loyalty Mobile App to Encourage Support of Local Business As COVID-19 Lockdown Lifts

  Tyl by NatWest announced on Thursday it has launched a new loyalty app, “Tyl Rewards.” According to Tyl, the app was designed to encourage consumers to continue supporting local businesses, by rewarding regulars as lockdown starts to lift in the UK. “Recent Tyl research found that… Read More

NatWest Announces Relaunch of Enterprise Program

  UK banking group NatWest announced on Thursday the relaunch of its Enterprise program to boost support for scale-up businesses along with climate, fintech, and B-Corp-focused businesses. NatWest revealed that the relaunch follows recent findings from the bank’s report into SME recovery in the UK,… Read More

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