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RBS announces the new business banking boss

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced that Marcelino Castrillo, formerly managing director of SME banking at Santander, is to join the bank in the same role within it business banking division.

Published 13 May 2015

Business Briefs - May 12

Supermarket giant Tesco has named Deloitte as its new auditor.

Published 12 May 2015

More Lloyds shares sold as chief exec’s £11.5m pay comes under fire

The UK Treasury has sold another tranche of shares in taxpayer-backed Lloyds Banking Group, which it bailout at the height of the financial crisis in 2008.

Published 12 May 2015

Standard Life Investments awards finance prize in Oslo

Edinburgh-based global asset manager, Standard Life Investments, has awarded its prestigious Annual Finance Working Paper Prize to an academic paper which investigates corporate lobbying.

Published 12 May 2015

Johnston Carmichael names new head of hospitality and tourism

Hugh Boyle has been appointed as head of hospitality and tourism at Johnston Carmichael.

Published 12 May 2015

Alliance Trust CEO wins prestigious businesswoman award

Katherine Garrett-Cox, the chief executive of Dundee-based investment firm Alliance Trust, has been announced as the winner of the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award 2015.

Published 12 May 2015

Former RBS director to drive expansion of Edinburgh finance group Urbicus

Edinburgh-based real estate finance group Urbicus has appointed a former senior Royal Bank of Scotland director to help drive forward the expansion of its lending arm Castle Capital.

Published 12 May 2015

ShareIn shifts from platform to enabler with $1m cash boost

Edinburgh-based crowdfunding software provider ShareIn is to transition from equity crowdfunding platform to a provider of services on the back of a new $1 million (£646,000) investment.

Published 12 May 2015

Caledonia Edinburgh bought in Bellpenny double swoop

Wealth manager Bellpenny has bought Caledonia Edinburgh in one of two acquisition deals completed this week.

Published 12 May 2015

Business Briefs - May 11

Britain’s biggest bank, HSBC, has announced plans to pump more money into Scotland’s small and medium-sized enterprise sector.

Published 11 May 2015

Scottish Mortgage to pay dividend with dip into decreasing reserves

Scottish Mortgage, the £3.3 billion flagship fund run by Edinburgh-based investment house Baillie Gifford is proposing to dip into its reserves to pay this year’s final dividend of 1.55p per share.

Published 11 May 2015

Sin Bin: Finance employee at major Scots law firm jailed over £180,000 embezzlement

A financial worker at one of Scotland’s top legal firms has been jailed for 21 months after embezzling almost £180,000.

Published 11 May 2015

Business for Scotland criticises CBI Scotland’s ‘call for austerity’

New CBI Scotland director Hugh Aitken’s calls for austerity to be a priority for the new SNP MPs have been criticised by Business for Scotland.

Published 11 May 2015

New government inherits buoyant Scottish business community –BDO

The new government has inherited a confident business community but underlying fragility is a cause for concern, according to the latest Business Trends Report by accountants and business advisers BDO in Scotland.

Published 11 May 2015