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Encyclopedia > Royal Bank of Scotland
The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc
Banca Rìoghail na h-Alba
Type Public1
Founded 1727
Headquarters Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Key people Fred Goodwin, Group CEO
Industry Finance and Insurance
Products Financial Services
Employees 22,000
Parent Royal Bank of Scotland Group
Slogan Make it Happen
Website www.rbs.co.uk
1 Wholly owned subsidiary of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group

The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc (Scottish Gaelic: Banca Rìoghail na h-Alba[1]) is one of the retail banking subsidiaries of Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, which together with NatWest, provides branch banking facilities in the United Kingdom. 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. It should not be confused with Bank of Scotland. The Royal Bank of Scotland and their parent The Royal Bank of Scotland Group are completely separate from fellow Edinburgh based bank, 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 to provide a bank with strong unionist ties. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Events 1727 to 1800 - Lt. ... For other uses, see Edinburgh (disambiguation). ... This article is about the country. ... Sir Frederick Anderson Goodwin (born 17 August 1958) is the current chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland group. ... Finance and Insurance is an industry group that mainly handles the transfer of paper and money, financial assets. These include: Accounting, Asset Management, Electronic Communications Networks, Financial Services Regulatory Agencies, Investment Banking Investment Firms, Investment Funds, Lending, Outsourced Financial Products & Services Marketing, Securities Brokers & Traders, Stock Exchanges, Trade Facilitation, and... Financial services is a term used to refer to the services provided by the finance industry. ... This article is about work. ... A holding company is a company that owns part, all, or a majority of other companies outstanding stock. ... The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (LSE: RBS) is a banking and insurance holding company based in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.[1] It includes the The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (Scottish Gaelic: [2]) founded in 1727 by a Royal Charter of King George I.[3] The RBS Group is... Look up slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (LSE: RBS) is a banking and insurance holding company based in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.[1] It includes the The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (Scottish Gaelic: [2]) founded in 1727 by a Royal Charter of King George I.[3] The RBS Group is... // Scottish Gaelic (Gàidhlig) is a member of the Goidelic branch of Celtic languages. ... The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (LSE: RBS) is a banking and insurance holding company based in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.[1] It includes the The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (Scottish Gaelic: [2]) founded in 1727 by a Royal Charter of King George I.[3] The RBS Group is... The Classic NatWest logo National Westminster Bank Plc, trading as NatWest, is a commercial bank in the United Kingdom, part of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... This article is about the country. ... -1... -1... This article is not about the Jacobite Orthodox Church, nor is it about Jacobinism or the earlier Jacobean period. ...

Registered Office of the Royal Bank of Scotland, 36 St Andrews Square, Edinburgh.

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Banknotes

A £100 Royal Bank of Scotland note.
A £100 Royal Bank of Scotland note.

The Royal Bank of Scotland, along with Clydesdale Bank and Bank of Scotland, still prints its own banknotes. The current designs of the notes depict Lord Ilay (1682-1761), the first governor of the bank on the front, and Scottish castles on the back. Image File history File links Royal Bank of Scotland £100 illustration OR EITHER File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Royal Bank of Scotland £100 illustration OR EITHER File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Clydesdale Bank PLC (Scottish Gaelic: ) is a commercial bank in the United Kingdom, a subsidiary of the nab Group. ... -1... British banknotes are the banknotes of the United Kingdom and British Islands, denominated in pounds sterling (GBP). ... Portrait of Archibald Campbell, 3rd Duke of Argyll, 1749 by Allan Ramsay. ... For other uses, see Governor (disambiguation). ...


Current issue in circulation are:

Occasionally the Royal Bank issues commemorative banknotes. Examples are the £20 note for the 100th birthday of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother in 2000, and the £5 note honouring veteran golfer Jack Nicklaus in his last competitive Open competition at St Andrews in 2005. These notes are much sought-after by collectors and they rarely remain long in circulation. The castle dominates the Edinburgh skyline as seen here from Princes Street Gardens Edinburgh Castle is an ancient fortress which, from its position atop Castle Rock, dominates the sky-line of the city of Edinburgh, and is Scotlands second most visited tourist attraction, after the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and... Culzean Castle (pronounced cull-ANE: see yogh) is a castle near Maybole, Carrick on the Ayrshire coast of Scotland. ... Glamis Castle Glamis Castle is situated beside the village of Glamis — pronounced Glahmz (in IPA: ) — in Angus, Scotland. ... Brodick Castle The Walled Garden at Brodick Castle Brodick Castle Brodick Castle is a castle situated outside the port of Brodick on the Isle of Arran, an island in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. ... Inverness Castle Inverness Castle Inverness Castle Today Inverness Castle sits on a cliff overlooking the River Ness, in Inverness, Scotland. ... Balmoral Castle. ... Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, later Queen Elizabeth (Elizabeth Angela Marguerite; 4 August 1900 – 30 March 2002), was the Queen Consort of King George VI of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions from 1936 until his death in 1952. ... Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), also known as The Golden Bear,[1] is widely regarded as the greatest professional golfer of all time, in large part because of his records in major championships. ...


References

  1. ^ Token and symbolic use of the Scottish Gaelic name occurs on some Royal Bank of Scotland plc buildings and customer stationery such as cheque books. Gaelic is not used on the RBS website, for contracts or on their banknotes.

Tokenism refers to a policy or practice of limited inclusion of members of a minority group, usually creating a false appearance of inclusive practices, intentional or not. ... Example of a Canadian cheque. ...

External links

  • Royal Bank of Scotland Website

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