Alex Neil meets residents who have benefitted from Help to Buy The Scottish Government has unveiled more details of its plans to spend £195 million over the next three years on a successor to the existing Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme.
Havelock Europa has announced plans to cut its workforce by 10 per cent as it warned annual profit and revenue will be “materially lower” than current market expectations. The Kirkcaldy-based shop, school and office fitting firm is shedding 50 jobs following a review of the business led by newch
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has laid out plans to introduce new bills to improve security for private tenants, introduce rent controls and abolish the "bedroom tax" as early as possible. Setting out her government’s legislative programme for the last session of the Scottish Parliament before th
Oil & Gas UK has today announced the launch of its Efficiency Task Force (ETF) which it says will drive efficiency improvements, competitiveness and support the drive to maximise economic recovery from the UK continental shelf. North Sea industry trade body said it is taking the initiative to he
Aberdeen Asset Management has announced the completion of the acquisition of FLAG Capital Management. The purchase of the diversified private markets manager with offices in Stamford and Boston in the US and Hong Kong comes hot on the heels of the purchase of SVG Capital’s stake in the joint ventu
Ross McEwan gets on his bike. Royal Bank of Scotland has today announced its partnership with Sport Relief 2016 and signalled the start of a 500 mile cycle ride from London to Edinburgh to raise money for the charity.
Craig Whyte Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte, ex-chief executive Charles Green and former club co-administrator David Whitehouse will all appear at Glasgow Sherriff Court today charged over the "alleged fraudulent acquisition" of the Ibrox club in 2012.
UK residents can now make contactless payments of up to £30 without the need for a PIN. The increase from the prior limit of £20 means that people will be able to use phone-based payment services like Apple Pay, as well as contactless cards, for a wider range of transactions across the country.
Amanda Frazer A recent survey of businesses in the north of Scotland following the announcement of several Royal Bank of Scotland branch closures has revealed that nearly two-thirds of the firms still use their local banks.
Peter Vardy, the fast-growing car sales firm in Scotland, has accelerated into the fast lane with a high-powered set of results for the first half of 2015 which has seen profits rise by 64 per cent over the same period last year. The group, which now employs more than 800 people in a portfolio of si