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Sin Bin: "Walter Mitty" former Santander bank manager guilty of £90,000 embezzlement

A former Santander bank manager described as a "Walter Mitty" character has admitted stealing almost £90,000 from the Dundee branch where he worked.

Published 26 June 2015

Standard Life to close in Singapore as new boss issues Brexit warning

Edinburgh-based insurance giant Standard Life has announced that it is to close its business in Singapore taking a £45 million hit in the process.

Published 26 June 2015

RBS announces appointment of new Williams & Glyn CFO

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced the appointment of Leigh Bartlett as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Williams & Glyn, the name given to the tranche of branches to be spun out of the 80 per cent state-owned bank as a condition of its 2008 government bailout.

Published 25 June 2015

Business Briefs - June 25

Scottish Government confirms funding for £38m health projects

Published 25 June 2015

BrewDog directors’ see salaries and profits soar

BrewDog bosses have treated themselves to a pay rise with accounts newly filed at Companies House showing director’s pay up by nearly 57 per cent.

Published 25 June 2015

Infrastructure investment boosts Scottish growth as further austerity looms

Scottish output growth is being fuelled by a combination of capital investment - particularly infrastructure spending - and consumer spending, according to the latest Economic Commentary from the University of Strathclyde’s Fraser of Allander Institute.

Published 25 June 2015

Archangel Investors and Scottish Investment Bank pump another £3.7m into Scots tech trio

Archangel Investors and Scottish Investment Bank (SIB) have announced backing to the tune of £3.7 million for burgeoning Scottish businesses trio Calcivis, NetThings and Reactec.

Published 25 June 2015

New Director for Baker Tilly’s consulting practice

Accountancy firm Baker Tilly has strengthened its consulting practice with the appointment of a new Director.

Published 25 June 2015

UK pension savings hit 'record high' - Scottish Widows

Scottish Widow's annual report on the retirement market has shown pension saving at the highest level it has ever seen.

Published 25 June 2015

Scottish economy recovering from slowdown –BoS

The latest Business Monitor from Bank of Scotland has shown the Scottish economy recovering from the slowdown experienced at the start of the year.

Published 25 June 2015

UK Government to start sell-off of pioneering Green Investment Bank

The UK Business Secretary Sajid Javid will today announce plans to partly-privatise the Edinburgh-based Green Investment Bank.

Published 25 June 2015

Business Briefs - June 24

Government take Lloyds stake down to 17%

Published 24 June 2015

KPMG urges North Sea firms to take action as ‘full impact’ of North Sea downturn yet to take effect

Firms need to take early action to project themselves because the full impact of cost reduction measures and the deferral or cancellation of capital projects in the North Sea is yet to be fully felt, KPMG has warned.

Published 24 June 2015

Scottish burial costs rise again as postcode lottery remains as stark as ever

Families across Scotland are still struggling to afford a decent farewell for their loved ones, according to a new report published today by Citizens Advice Scotland.

Published 24 June 2015