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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

NatWest Launches €1 Billion Inaugural Affordable Housing Social Bond

  UK banking group NatWest announced earlier this week it has issued a €1 billion affordable housing social bond. The bank reported it has selected a pool of loans to not-for-profit, registered UK-based housing associations to which it will allocate the proceeds of the bond’s… Read More

NatWest Announces Additional £1 Billion to Help UK-Based Female-Led Business During the COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery Efforts

  UK banking group NatWest announced on Thursday an additional £1 billion in funding to help support female-led businesses in the UK recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. NatWest reported that the goal is to ultimately help female entrepreneurs to scale and grow and builds on the… Read More

NatWest Acquires Metro Bank’s Mortgage Portfolio

  UK banking group NatWest announced on Monday it has entered into an agreement with Metro Bank to acquire a £3 billion portfolio of prime UK mortgages. According to NatWest, the portfolio consists of owner-occupied residential mortgages with a weighted average current loan to value of… Read More

NatWest Announces Expansion of Customer Debt Support With New Citizens Advice Service

UK banking group NatWest recently announced the rollout of its Citizens Advice Service. According to NatWest, the service was created to identify and tackle the root cause of a relational, environmental, or social vulnerability, before it turns into financial difficulty. While sharing more details about… Read More

NatWest Launches New Product “Green Mortgages”

UK banking group NatWest announced on Tuesday the launch of its new product Green Mortgages. According to NatWest, the product offers a “preferential interest rate” to new or existing customers who are purchasing energy-efficient properties. The banking group explained: “The Green Mortgage offers a discounted… Read More

NatWest Mettle Card Now Available on Apple Wallet

Mettle, a free business account created by NatWest, announced on Tuesday users may now use their Mettle card with Apple Pay to make purchases that allow Apple Pay. This notably means that instead of using physical cards, users may pay using Apple devices. “Apple Pay… Read More

NatWest Launches 48-hour Delay Gambling Block

UK banking group NatWest announced on Wednesday it has introduced a 48-hour delay gambling block. According to NatWest, the measure on debit cards will allow customers to take further control of their spending. “During lockdown, NatWest saw a decline in gambling transactions. As restrictions have… Read More

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

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