Project Bank Accounts webinar to focus on quicker payments for the construction sector

Scotland Excel has partnered with the Scottish Government, Royal Bank of Scotland and Transport Scotland to deliver a free Project Bank Accounts (PBA) webinar designed specifically for the construction industry.

Published 2 November 2020

IBI Joiners moves into new home thanks to £255,000 funding package

Inverness-based joinery business, IBI Joiners, has successfully purchased and refurbished a once-popular food-stop near the city, to create its new HQ thanks to a £255,000 funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 25 September 2020

Financial expert joins CICV Forum webinar on project bank accounts

A leading financial expert has joined the panel of experts offering advice on project bank accounts (PBAs) at the first Construction Industry Coronavirus Forum (CICV Forum) commercial webinar.

Published 9 September 2020

East Ayrshire housing association receives £10.5m to enhance facilities

Shire Housing Association has obtained a £10.5 million funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland to refinance existing debt, enable future expansion plans and enhance existing office and tenant facilities.

Published 4 September 2020

Glenalmond Timber secures £600k CBILS funding from RBS

Perthshire-based timber manufacturing company Glenalmond Timber has received £600k in CBILS funding from the Royal Bank of Scotland to help safeguard the future of the business following the coronavirus pandemic.  

Published 7 August 2020

RBS: Construction sector boosts fortunes for UK SMEs as lockdown measures ease

Scottish manufacturing and construction firms saw an encouraging boost in business throughout June as the coronavirus lockdown measures began to ease, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland UK Small Business PMI report. 

Published 17 July 2020

Housing association agrees £15m funding arrangement for new development programme

Cunninghame Housing Association has agreed a £15 million funding programme with Royal Bank of Scotland to create a new social housing programme for Ayrshire and the Borders.

Published 3 July 2020

St Andrews Timber & Building Supplies Group secures CBILS funding

Scottish builders’ merchant St Andrews Timber & Building Supplies Group has received a substantial CBILS funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland to help support the business during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 19 June 2020

Inverclyde builders merchant acquires Lanarkshire firm

Rodger Group Limited, parent company of M&J Builders Merchants (M&J), has acquired South Lanarkshire Building Supplies (SLB) with support funding from Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 16 April 2020

Management buyout completed at Dundee shopfitter

Dundee-based shopfitting firm Primero Contracts has completed a seven-figure management buyout thanks to a funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 30 January 2020

Glasgow brothers open joinery superstore thanks to RBS funding

Glasgow-based brothers, Chris and Barry Neilson, have opened Neilson’s Joinery Superstore thanks to a £50,000 funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 13 November 2019

David Rennie: Opening and operating Project Bank Accounts

David Rennie, relationship director, public sector & higher education Scotland, Royal Bank of Scotland, outlines the benefits of Project Bank Accounts in streamlining payments. 

Published 11 October 2019

RBS to sell former office in largest Edinburgh city centre site sale for over a decade

Royal Bank of Scotland has today officially released for sale its former office and data centre site at Dundas Street in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town.

Published 5 October 2018

Rettie completes ‘massively oversubscribed’ Edinburgh mid market rent development

The structured finance team at Rettie & Co has delivered its second mid market rent (MMR) development at Edinburgh’s Western Harbour with more than 3,000 people applying for the 138 homes on offer.

Published 13 September 2018

RBS announces £75m fund as banks rally to assist impacted SMEs in Carillion’s supply chain

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced that it is offering a range of “flexible options” to support impacted small business customers in Carillion’s supply chain, providing payment holidays and assistance with their overdraft to help manage any short-term cashflow challenges in the wake of the construction and services giant’s demise.

Published 19 January 2018