Published: 6th Feb 2020

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has announced £1bn of funding through Natwest to support female entrepreneurship in the UK.  According to the bank, only one in three entrepreneurs are women, and when women do launch businesses they have on average 53% less capital than men. Therefore, Natwest has announced £1bn of funding that they hope will support 500,000 people to consider starting a business, of which at least 60% will be female. The funding will be open to anyone who is looking to start up a business, with the aim being to tap into the unrealised potential in the UK economy. CEO of RBS, Alison Rose said: ‘As we build a purpose-led bank that champions the potential of people, families and businesses up and down the country, we are focusing on the areas where we can have the biggest positive impact across society. ‘Small businesses are the lifeblood of … (To read the full article, subscribe below)