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Carron Bathrooms invests in new robotics lines thanks to £1.5m funding from Bank of Scotland

Falkirk-based Carron Bathrooms has invested in new state-of-the-art robotics technology to improve and automate its manufacturing processes after securing a seven-figure loan from Bank of Scotland.

Published 18 October 2021

Fuel and household energy spending rises by a fifth in a fortnight

Customers of Bank of Scotland owner Lloyds Bank spent a fifth more on household energy (24%) and fuel (20%) in the last fortnight, according to the latest analysis of the bank’s debit card spend.

Published 14 October 2021

UK financial firms increase fintech partnerships to boost capability

More UK financial institutions are targeting acquisitions and partnerships with fintech firms to boost their position in a growing market, according to a report from Bank of Scotland owner Lloyds Bank.

Published 13 October 2021

Smart Dental Holdings expands thanks to six-figure funding package from Bank of Scotland

Glasgow-based dental business Smart Dental Holdings has acquired its sixth dental surgery in a bid to further expand its footprint, with a six-figure funding package from Bank of Scotland.

Published 7 October 2021

Lloyds Bank: Climate change rises up UK financial institutions' agendas

Financial services firms are upping their efforts to tackle climate change and become more environmentally sustainable, as the UK prepares to host the COP26 summit in Glasgow, according to a report from Bank of Scotland owner Lloyds Bank.

Published 6 October 2021

Rural Renaissance Limited breaks ground on new retirement flats thanks to Bank of Scotland funding

Melrose-based developer Rural Renaissance Limited (RRL) has broken ground on a new 14-flat retirement complex in the town centre, with support from Bank of Scotland.

Published 5 October 2021

Bank of Scotland: Scottish business confidence rises and hiring intentions increase ahead of supply disruption

Business confidence in Scotland rose five points during September to 39%, the second consecutive month of growth, according to the latest Business Barometer from Bank of Scotland Commercial Banking.

Published 30 September 2021

Wright’s Home Hardware nails down new premises thanks to £385,000 funding package from Bank of Scotland

Prestwick-based hardware and housewares supplier Wright’s Home Hardware is tripling the size of its Helensburgh premises to cope with rising demand from UK gardeners and DIYers, thanks to a £385,000 funding package from Bank of Scotland.

Published 28 September 2021

Almost half of UK savers shy away from checking bank statements

Financial wellbeing is the top priority (57%) for Brits ahead of physical, intellectual and social wellbeing. Yet only around half (55%) feel comfortable regularly checking their bank statements, according to new research from Bank of Scotland owner Lloyds Bank.

Published 14 September 2021

Bank of Scotland: Scottish business confidence climbs as restrictions ease

Business confidence in Scotland rose six points during August to 34%, according to the latest Business Barometer from Bank of Scotland Commercial Banking.

Published 31 August 2021

Carmichael Homes breaks ground on new Edinburgh development thanks to Bank of Scotland funding

Glasgow-based Carmichael Homes has broken ground on a new sustainable 25-flat development in Edinburgh, thanks to seven-figure funding package from Bank of Scotland.

Published 26 August 2021

Lloyds Bank aims to buy 50,000 UK homes in next ten years

Bank of Scotland owner Lloyds Bank is planning to become one of the UK's biggest landlords as it aims to purchase 50,000 homes in the next ten years.

Published 20 August 2021

Staff shortages and rising input costs slow pace of UK economic growth

The number of UK sectors reporting output growth was not unanimous for the first time since March in July, as food and drink manufacturers wrestled with labour shortages and healthcare firms faced weaker demand, according to Bank of Scotland owner Lloyds Bank's UK Recovery Tracker.

Published 20 August 2021

Bank of Scotland: Two fifths of young Scots don’t understand how a mortgage works

A quarter (25%) of young people in Scotland say a lack of knowledge is a key barrier to home ownership, with two fifths (39%) unable to confidently explain how a mortgage works, according to the latest research from Bank of Scotland.

Published 18 August 2021

Bank of Scotland: Pandemic forced half of Scottish businesses to innovate

The coronavirus pandemic prompted a wave of innovation as businesses pivoted their operations to survive, according to a Bank of Scotland survey.

Published 17 August 2021