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Lloyds announces hundreds of staff to go in latest round of job cuts

Edinburgh-based Lloyds Banking Group has announced plans to shed more than 600 jobs as part of a radical restructure programme at the still partially state-owned bank.

Published 2 July 2015

Leadership ‘improving’ at Aberdeen City Council, says watchdog

Aberdeen City Council has improved how it is run in recent years and has plans for further changes but a great deal more work is needed to deliver these, according to the Accounts Commission.

Published 2 July 2015

Standard Life Investments expands multi asset team

Standard Life Investments, the Edinburgh-based global fund manager, has announced the appointment of Gerry Fowler as investment director and 'idea generator' within its multi-asset investment (MAI) team.

Published 1 July 2015

Wood Group buys Canadian engineer in £9m deal

Aberdeen-based off-shore giant Wood Group has bought Canadian engineering consultancy Beta Machinery Analysis in a $14.3m (£9.1m) deal.

Published 1 July 2015

Standard Life Investments seals second major energy deal in days

Edinburgh-based Standard Life Investments (SLI) has announced the purchase of a portfolio of hydro plants in Norway.

Published 1 July 2015

Diageo closes Gleneagles Hotel and resort sale

The famous Gleneagles Hotel and resort has been sold by international drinks giant Diageo, after 31 years of ownership.

Published 1 July 2015

TSB’s Spanish takeover complete

Regulators have given final approval for Spain's Banco Sabadell's £1.7 billion takeover of TSB.

Published 1 July 2015

UK government votes down Scotland Bill’s welfare amendments

Amendments to the Scotland Bill which would effectively give the Scottish Parliament the power to design its own welfare system have been rejected by the UK government.

Published 1 July 2015

BDO issues warning over employee share deadline

Companies with employees or directors holding shares, securities or options over shares need to register before 6th July to avoid a penalty, according to accountants BDO.

Published 1 July 2015

BNP Paribas Real Estate opens new Glasgow office in Scottish expansion

French bank BNP Paribas’ real estate division has expanded its Scottish operation with the opening of a new office in Glasgow following the recruitment of three senior retail experts from competitors JLL.

Published 1 July 2015

Business Briefs - June 30

Whisky maker profits tumble after rum writedown

Published 30 June 2015

Holyrood committee launches inquiry into UK's future relationship with EU

An inquiry into the UK's future relationship with the European Union is to be conducted by the Scottish Parliament’s European and External Relations Committee.

Published 30 June 2015