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"We have been helping the Agriculture sector thrive for almost 300 years. Our team of expert Relationship Managers, as well as our credit underwriters are dedicated to supporting all aspects of the farming industry. With our aim of collaboration and sustainability, we will support your business needs in an ever evolving and challenging sector. In line with our purpose, climate change and sustainability is strategically important to us" – Ian Burrow, Head of Agriculture Sector

What we do for you

We support UK farming businesses, with finance solutions provided to help the sector thrive. Our finance solutions support a wide range of agritech business models, from vertical farming, to drone usage and more.

Our insight is specifically designed to help navigate challenging times and address issues such as climate change, diversity and succession planning.

We provide support via access to our national partner network of industry bodies, valuers, land agents and technical experts.

Latest agriculture news and insights

Stay up to date with our news and insights from the world of agriculture

Steps to sustainable agriculture

Amid the many challenges faced by the UK’s agricultural sector, farmers are also asking how they can make their businesses more environmentally sustainable. 

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2022 Report highlights finance needs in sustainable farming

Changes to agriculture policy and financing will support farmers in becoming net zero by 2050.

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Basic Payment Scheme: beware the fraudsters targeting farmers

Scammers are using the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) to target farmers expecting to receive their instalment from 1 December.

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Read the latest trends on our hub  Agriculture news and insights.

Green initiatives for business

Adopting green practices is crucial in tackling climate change, and it can also help your business be more efficient and gain positive recognition from customers and investors.

Protect your business

When you’ve built something up, you want to look after it the best you can – protecting it against various risks and challenges you may face. Gallagher, our business insurance broker, have a range of options to choose that could protect your business and your staff, including public and employers’ liability to professional indemnity and more.

We're here to support you

Whether you need specific financing, or want to discuss the upcoming trends for the sector and how to ensure your business remains future fit, we’re here to help. Please contact us at:


Area Contact
Inverness & North andy.glasgow@rbs.co.uk
North East scott.mcintosh@rbs.co.uk
Aberdeenshire georgia.donald@rbs.co.uk
Angus andrew.1.macdonald@rbs.co.uk
Perthshire & Fife         sean.parsley@rbs.co.uk
East Lothian fred.stevenson@rbs.co.uk
Lanarkshire stuart.hamilton@rbs.co.uk
Ayrshire neil.a.mclean@rbs.co.uk
South West john.frame@rbs.co.uk

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