The number of first-time buyers in Scotland is at a seven-year low, falling over a third (35%) since last year, according to the latest data from Bank of Scotland.
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The Scottish Dental Care Group is set to acquire two new practices by October as part of its ambitious growth plans, after securing a £1.75 million funding package from Bank of Scotland. Despite the recent pandemic forcing the temporary closure of each of its existing 11 practices, Scotti
Business confidence in Scotland rose two points during August to -35% according to the latest Business Barometer from Bank of Scotland Commercial Banking.
An Inverness building let to Bank of Scotland is being marketed for sale by Shepherd Chartered Surveyors. The property occupies a prime retail position on Eastgate at the High Street and Inglis Street junction directly opposite the Eastgate Shopping Centre.
Borrowing money from loved ones dropped by almost a third (30%) in the last year, then a further 44% during lockdown, according to the latest data from Bank of Scotland.
Highland property developer Allan Munro Construction is set to launch the first five units of a 38-plot development despite months of disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to a six-figure funding package from Bank of Scotland. Allan Munro Construction is a family-owned business that
Lloyds Banking Group, the owner of Bank of Scotland, has posted a £602 million pre-tax loss for the first half of this year, as the bank set aside £2.4 billion for bad loans. António Horta-Osório, chief executive of Lloyds, said that the coronavirus pandemic had a "profound
Despite business confidence rising by four points during July to -37%, the overall confidence of firms in Scotland remains low, according to the latest Business Barometer from Bank of Scotland Commercial Banking.
In yesterday's summer economic statement, chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a number of measures aimed at supporting the UK economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, such measures include a temporary 5% VAT cut for the food and hospitality industry. The cut marks a significant reduction from t
Business confidence in Scotland fell by a further eight points during June to -41%, marking the lowest level of confidence across all UK regions and nations, according to the latest Business Barometer from of Bank of Scotland Commercial Banking. Companies in Scotland reported lower confidence in the
Estate agents across Scotland are forecasting a record month for sales in July, eclipsing the 10,352 properties sold in July 2018. The Bank of Scotland has said it has seen a 75% rise in online mortgage applications in the last week alone, and a 470% spike in people seeking a lending appointment.
West Calder-based Mulholland Plant Services has kept moving during the current crisis after securing financial support from Bank of Scotland.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Lloyds Bank, Bank of Scotland and The Mortgage Business a total of £64,046,800 for failures in relation to their handling of mortgage customers in payment difficulties or arrears.
Melrose-based housebuilder Rural Renaissance Limited (RRL) has secured a six-figure funding package from Bank of Scotland to support its working capital, enabling it to continue to pay suppliers and honour its contractual commitments during the coronavirus crisis. RRL is parent company to
Kinloch Lodge, an award-winning luxury hotel on the Isle of Skye that has lost over a thousand bookings because of the COVID-19 pandemic, has secured its future thanks to a six-figure CBILS loan from Bank of Scotland. The family-run 19-bedroom hotel relies heavily on revenue from international touri