And Finally

And finally…‘bank of mum and dad’ calls in the lawyers

The ‘bank of mum and dad’ has become an increasingly vital resource for today’s generation of first-time homebuyers, but it seems the once informal family agreements are now being drawn-up with strict legal constraints.

Published 3 November 2015

And finally...Don’t forget your Christmas party tax breaks

While Christmas might still be two months away, many businesses will already be planning their annual celebration.

Published 2 November 2015

And finally...househunters ain't afraid of no ghosts

The thought of sharing their home with a ghostly presence wouldn’t put the majority of people off their dream property, according to new research from Clydesdale Bank.

Published 30 October 2015

And finally…to you, to me…

A set of dozy would-be raiders have failed in their attempt to steal an entire cash machine from an Aberdeenshire petrol station after discovering it was too heavy to lift.

Published 29 October 2015

And finally…Scottish islanders ranked among UK’s most prosperous

The inhabitants of some of Scotland’s most remote islands are enjoying more prosperity than most of the big shots in London and the south of England, according to a new survey.

Published 28 October 2015

And finally…Ireland stops making cents

Ireland has become the latest eurozone country to begin gradually phasing-out small copper change from circulation.

Published 27 October 2015

And finally…RBS likes Facebook

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced a new partnership with social networking giant Facebook to bring the service to employees across its operations.

Published 26 October 2015

And take Spotify for $20,000 with 'silent album'

An American funk band has exploited a loop-hole on music streaming giant Spotify's service to scoop $20,000 from their album of complete silence.

Published 23 October 2015

Firm turns policies into works of art to save Britons losing out on £15 billion of ‘forgotten’ money

Banks, pension companies and insurers owe Brits an incredible £15 billion, which must be claimed if it is not to be lost forever and one firm has hit upon a novel idea to help British savers forgetting their cash -by turning it into art.

Published 22 October 2015

Dundee tycoon leaves £6.6m fortune

A Dundonian property tycoon who left school at 14 years old has died leaving a £6.6 million fortune.

Published 21 October 2015

And finally...left-on gadgets add £52m to Scottish energy bill

Householders in Scotland are blaming their partners and children for wasteful energy habits, sending energy bills soaring by around £52 million a year, according to a new poll.

Published 20 October 2015

And finally...Scottish inventor’s ‘revolutionary’ toilet brush smashes crowdfunding target

Published 19 October 2015

And finally…one in eight company board members regard employees as a ‘necessary evil’

Findings from a recently released report has revealed that 13.2 per cent of board members regard employees as a ‘necessary evil.’

Published 16 October 2015

And finally…dog with a bonus

A couple who had already won nearly £150,000 on the Euromillions have doubled their prize after their dog found a second winning ticket for the same amount on the same draw.

Published 15 October 2015