Increase in optimism
Business confidence in Scotland has risen, along with hiring intentions, despite a UK-wide fall in sentiment, according to new research.
Firms blame uncertainty as...
The number of firms exporting from Scotland has shown a dramatic slump
Brexit 'making problem worse'
Almost a third of housebuilders (31%) claim they are suffering a skills shortage
As I See It
Two business surveys are published today and not for the first time they give different interpretations of how companies view the immediate outlook.
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.
Hotel owner expands into city
Gleneagles Hotel owner Ennismore is to launch a club in a former bank building in central Edinburgh…
Investigation into auditor closed
Accountancy firm KPMG has been cleared of any shortcomings in its audit of failed bank HBOS..
Additions to teams
Bank of Scotland has appointed two area directors.
PPI still dominates
Bank of Scotland drew more complaints than any other bank in the first half of the year…
Big break with Bank of Scotland
Sir David Murray’s investment business Murray Capital has moved its day-to-day banking arrangements to Barclays..