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Mallzee app developers win £2.5m funding boost

An Edinburgh-based start-up responsible for a popular mobile shopping app has won major new funding from Royal Mail Group (RMG) and other investors.

Published 23 July 2015

HBOS collapse report may be delayed to 2016

MPs have been advised that a 500-page report into the collapse of Scottish bank HBOS has been delayed, possibly delaying it being published until 2016.

Published 22 July 2015

Osborne brings forward Bank of England Bill

The UK government is bringing forward legislation to improve the governance of the Bank of England and consolidate its financial regulation powers.

Published 22 July 2015

Aberdeen Asset launches multi-asset income fund

Aberdeen Asset Management has launched a new multi-asset income fund designed for "the post-financial crisis world".

Published 22 July 2015

Figures show drop in Scottish corporate insolvencies

The number of Scottish corporate insolvencies in the first quarter of the year is 21.2 per cent lower than over the same time last year, according to new Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB) data.

Published 22 July 2015

Evel threat to Scottish influence on monetary policy

Scotland would lose influence over UK monetary policy as a consequence of English Vote for English Laws (Evel) proposals, a new report says.

Published 22 July 2015

IoD calls for interest rate hike ahead of 'next crisis'

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has called on the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee to start "normalising" interest rates.

Published 22 July 2015

SNP calls for end to police and fire rescue VAT 'anomaly'

The Scottish National Party yesterday repeated its call for the UK government to end the "anomaly" that sees Scotland's police and fire rescue services paying VAT.

Published 22 July 2015

Barclays rumoured to be planning further job cuts

Barclays, which employs around 3,000 people in Scotland, may be planning to cut more British jobs, according to a newspaper report.

Published 21 July 2015

Bank of Scotland appoints Gillian Henderson to commercial banking role

The Bank of Scotland has appointed Gillian Henderson as the lead director of commercial banking in Scotland.

Published 21 July 2015

Scots businesses facing greater hardship in 2015

Scottish businesses are facing greater financial hardship than they were last year, according to a report by insolvency specialists Begbies Traynor.

Published 21 July 2015

Scots games industry grows by 9 per cent to £108m

Scotland's video games industry contributed almost £108 million to Scottish GDP between 2013 and 2014, according to a new report by industry body TIGA.

Published 21 July 2015

BoE talks to Sturgeon about banknote designs

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has met with the Bank of England to discuss their banknote designs.

Published 21 July 2015

Scotland leads Europe in fighting female unemployment

Scotland has the second lowest rate of female unemployment across Europe, according to new Scottish Government analysis of European data.

Published 21 July 2015