Business confidence in Scotland fell 10 points during November to -38%, however, the prospect of a COVID-19 vaccine offers hope, according to the latest Business Barometer from Bank of Scotland Commercial Banking.
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Aberdeen-based Carden Place Dental Practice Ltd has purchased its west end property thanks to a £600,000 funding package from Bank of Scotland. In March, the practice was forced to close its doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It was only able to treat patients over the phone and refer them to
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Scottish housing developer McKernan Homes is positioning itself for a greener future thanks to a £1.5 million funding package from Bank of Scotland. A development loan and funding was provided as part of the Clean Growth Funding Initiative (CGFI), through which firms can access discounte
Business confidence in Scotland fell seven points during October to -28%, according to the latest Business Barometer from Bank of Scotland Commercial Banking. Companies in Scotland reported marginally higher confidence in their own business prospects with a month-on-month increase of one percentage
Gartmore House, a country house and estate in Stirling has diversified its business model and positioned itself for growth, thanks to a £200,000 funding package from Bank of Scotland. Built in the mid-18th century, Gartmore House is a 23-bedroom mansion house and activity centre offe
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Businesses in Scotland face a 'lengthy journey to recovery' despite an increase in confidence over the last month, according to Bank of Scotland's latest business barometer. The barometer found that firms in Scotland were the second most pessimistic of all UK nations and English regions d
Scotland’s largest independent industrial supply group, Highland Industrial Supplies, is set for future success despite COVID-19 disruption, thanks to a seven-figure funding package from Bank of Scotland. Highland Industrial Supplies, provider of tools, equipment, materials and PPE for th
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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has stopped Bank of Scotland owner Lloyds Banking Group from forcing small business customers to open paid-for business current accounts when taking out emergency coronavirus Bounce Back Loans.