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    PR Week (03 May 2018)

    Lansons wins Government-appointed PR brief for RBS £775m remedy package

    LANSONS has been appointed by the newly formed Banking Competition Remedies to handle its PR and media strategy. The BCR is an independent body set up by the government in 2017 to put in place THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND's £775m remedy package, which was part of an agreement made when the government bailed out RBS following the financial crisis.

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    bbc.co.uk (02 May 2018)

    RBS to cut 162 branches and 792 jobs

    THE ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND has announced plans to close 162 branches and cut 792 jobs. Prior plans to launch a new 'challenger bank' named Williams & Glyn, which would have involved several RBS and NATWEST branches, have been called off. The bank is encouraging its customers to use its digital services instead of visiting a branch and is rolling out a taskforce to help them learn how to use online banking.

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