Lloyds Banking Group has announced the closure of 35 more branches, confirming the termination of face-to-face services in a total of 155 sites by the end of 2023 and an additional 75 in 2024, impacting several areas including Scotland.
Scottish firms are taking the lead in the UK when it comes to investing in workforce training and development, with over half (56%) planning to upskill their teams over the next six months, according to research from Lloyds Bank. This commitment to workforce development outpaces all other regions an
Bank of Scotland owner Lloyds Banking Group has appointed Jackie Leiper as the new chair of its Scottish Executive Committee. Alongside a team of experts, Ms Leiper will represent the group in Scotland and work with politicians, regional business leaders, community networks and charities to help add
Business confidence in Scotland rose 10 points during September to 15%, ending three consecutive months of decline, according to the latest Business Barometer from the Bank of Scotland Commercial Banking.
Business confidence in Scotland fell 11 points during August to 5%, according to the latest Business Barometer from Bank of Scotland Commercial Banking. Companies across the country reported lower confidence in their own business prospects month-on-month, down 29 points at 3%. When taken alongside
Bank of Scotland-owner Lloyds Banking Group has announced that it will be closing 66 branches between October and January of next year. A total of 48 Lloyds Bank branches and 18 Halifax branches will be closing, none of which are in Scotland.
Lloyds Banking Group has announced the appointment of Scott Wheway as chair of Scottish Widows Group. Mr Wheway will also be appointed non-executive director of the banking giant and Scottish Widows. His appointment at the pensions firm will come into effect on September 12 this year.
Households across the UK spent 7.2% more in May on essentials, compared to the same time last year, while scaling back on non-essentials, as the increased cost of living continues to hit household spending. According to the latest Spending Power report from Bank of Scotland owner Lloyds Banking Grou
Fashion-conscious individuals should be on the lookout for fake adverts claiming to offer designer trainers, with a surge in scams cases reported so far this year, according to Bank of Scotland owner Lloyds Bank.
Bank of Scotland owner Lloyds Banking Group is close to agreeing a compensation deal for victims of the Reading HBOS scandal. After mounting pressure from small business representatives and the Financial Conduct Authority, it has been reported that the banking giant has agreed to offer victims of th
Business confidence in Scotland rose 14 points during May to 42%, the highest reading since June 2021, according to the latest Business Barometer from Bank of Scotland Commercial Banking. Companies in Scotland reported lower confidence in their own business prospects month-on-month, down three point
Yesterday, staff from Bank of Scotland-owner Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) held a demonstration outside the Group’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) in a pay dispute with the bank. Unite the Union members are angry that the 2022 pay arrangement has left many low paid bank workers fearing for their ec
Halifax has apologised to customers after sending incorrect emails informing them that the Bank of England base rate had changed. The emails, which said “the Bank of England base rate has changed today”, were distributed ahead of the Bank’s next interest rate decision tomorrow.
Business confidence in Scotland fell 18 points during March to 17%, according to the latest Business Barometer from Bank of Scotland Commercial Banking. Companies in Scotland reported lower confidence in their own business prospects month-on-month, down 24 points at 18%. When taken alongside their