Bank of Scotland



Bank of Scotland first bank to launch Confirmation of Payee service

Bank of Scotland is the first bank in the UK to implement a new name checking service created to prevent the spread of unauthorised push payment scams.

Published 4 March 2020

Business confidence in Scotland 'bounces back'

Business confidence in Scotland has bounced back this month, according to the latest Bank of Scotland Business Barometer.

Published 2 March 2020

Bank of Scotland releases new polymer £20 notes

Eagle-eyed shoppers will start to see the new £20 Bank of Scotland polymer note as it officially enters circulation.

Published 28 February 2020

retailTRUST opens new homes in Newton Mearns thanks to £5m funding package from Bank of Scotland

Wellbeing charity retailTRUST has launched the new phase of its Newton Mearns retirement homes development thanks to a £5 million funding package from Bank of Scotland.

Published 24 February 2020

Scottish banks have lowest customer service rating

Scottish banks have been ranked lowest for customer service in the latest Competition and Market Authority (CMA) analysis.

Published 17 February 2020

Bank of Scotland raises £112.5k for Mental Health UK

Bank of Scotland has raised £112,590 for Mental Health UK after auctioning off valuable versions of its upcoming £20 Polymer banknote.

Published 14 February 2020

Scottish business confidence drops

Business confidence in Scotland fell 15 points during January to -4%, according to the latest Business Barometer from Bank of Scotland Commercial Banking.

Published 31 January 2020

And finally... blind stupidity

A bank robber who disguised himself with a pillowcase had to remove it mid-robbery when he realised he couldn't see through it.

Published 20 January 2020

Former banker gifts £12m fortune to art foundation

William Syson, a former senior figure at the Bank of Scotland, has left the majority of his £12 million fortune to his foundation for art in his will.

Published 23 December 2019

'Flagship' Bank of Scotland Argyle Street branch opens

A 'state-of-the-art flagship’ Bank of Scotland branch has opened in Glasgow after the bank transformed its existing premises on Argyle Street.

Published 17 December 2019

Edinburgh drives sale of luxury homes in Scotland

The number of million-pound-plus properties sold in Edinburgh, which grew by 41% to reach 18 in the first half of 2019, accounted for 66% of all million-pound houses sold in Scotland during that period, according to Bank of Scotland.

Published 9 December 2019

BoS: Scottish firms boost online protection but lack appetite for essential digital skills

Scottish businesses have stepped up their protection against cyber threats in 2019, but a lack of interest in other digital tactics could be holding them back, according to Bank of Scotland’s latest Business Digital Index (BDI).

Published 4 December 2019

Bank of Scotland: Confidence dips for Scottish businesses

Business confidence in Scotland fell three points during November to -6%, according to the latest Business Barometer from Bank of Scotland Commercial Banking.

Published 29 November 2019

Bank of Scotland provides £1.8m funding package to Lowmac Waste & Recycling

Ayrshire-based Lowmac Waste & Recycling is playing a key role in helping Scotland meet its ambitious recycling targets by 2021 with the support of a £1.8 million asset finance package from Bank of Scotland.

Published 22 November 2019

Direct Flooring receives £1.5m funding package from Bank of Scotland

Scotland’s largest independent flooring retailer, Direct Flooring is poised for expansion with the support of a £1.5 million funding package from Bank of Scotland.

Published 18 November 2019