Royal Bank of Scotland

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is one of the retail banking subsidiaries of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, and together with NatWest and Ulster Bank, provides banking facilities throughout the UK and Ireland. The Royal Bank of Scotland has around 700 branches, mainly in Scotland though there are branches in many larger towns and cities throughout England and Wales.

Both the bank and its parent, The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, are completely separate from the fellow Edinburgh-based bank, the Bank of Scotland, which pre-dates The Royal Bank of Scotland by 32 years. The Bank of Scotland was effective in raising funds for the Jacobite Rebellion and as a result, The Royal Bank of Scotland was established in 1724 to provide a bank with strong Hanoverian and Whig ties.

Royal Bank of Scotland to Adopt Blockchain in Early 2016
October 16th, 2015

Royal Bank of Scotland is going to become one of the first main banks to launch a service based on blockchain technology. Actually, this move may disrupt the way the banking sector works.

The Royal Bank of Scotland Trials Ripple After Latest IT Failure
June 26th, 2015

The Royal Bank of Scotland is going to invest in the Ripple technology as part of the its transaformation plan.