More seats provided on key route
Rail travellers will benefit from more seats on the Edinburgh-Glasgow service from this weekend..
Fall in deals may impact on Budget
Wealthy Scots are struggling to sell their homes, according to new data which may influence tax decisions in next week’s Scottish budget.
Online shoppers dip
Evidence from shopping monitors suggests there has been a 2% drop in online sales this Black Friday compared to last year.
823,000 customers depart
Shares in British Gas owner Centrica plunged by 15.4% after it issued a profits warning
One in three will take time off work
A third of Black Friday shoppers plan to take a day off work but research suggests retailers are not enjoying the benefits.
Centrica promises benefits
Centrica, which trades as Scottish Gas and British Gas, is scrapping its standard variable tariff in a move designed to sidestep the government’s price cap.
Older people seeking self-enjoyment
Baby boomers now in their 50s and 60s are saving money to go travelling rather than to leave money for their family, according to a survey.
Treasury loses £107m after switch
Vehicle tax avoidance has soared since the paper disc was scrapped three years ago, according to government statistics.
Communities now wired up
Two of the most remote communities in the UK now have some of the fastest broadband speeds in the country.
Ofcom intervenes on payouts
Broadband and landline customers will be refunded automatically by providers when things go wrong without having to make a claim.