Business

Business

Bank of Scotland owner stung by PPI and mortgage costs

Financial
RBS chief Ross McEwan welcomed the proposals. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Royal Bank of Scotland may be spared branch sell-off

Financial
'Reasons for the current situation include continued local economic growth,' says DJ Alexander boss David Alexander. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

David Alexander: Edinburgh’s property market in good shape

Markets Economy
Diageo reported a 6% rise in Johnnie Walker sales. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Brexit-hit pound gives drinks giant Diageo reason to cheer

Companies

Alliance Trust hails results of ‘transformational’ shake-up

Financial

Surge of momentum for electric tractor development

Farming

Shell earnings boosted by higher oil and gas prices

News
Weir Group said its markets were moving from an 'intense downturn into a recovery and growth phase'. Picture: David McNew/Getty Images

Weir Group making ‘good progress’ as profits rise 12%

Companies

Martin Flanagan: Petrol and diesel ban could use some help

Martin Flanagan
Brodies managing partner Bill Drummond. Picture: Phil Wilkinson

Legal heavyweight Brodies cheers seven years of growth

Law
Glencorse reservoir in Midlothian. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

Quality of drinking water in Scotland ‘among best in the world’

News 11
Diageo reported a 6% rise in Johnnie Walker sales. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Brexit-hit pound gives drinks giant Diageo reason to cheer

Companies 2
Despite the hit, Lloyds saw its first-half profits rise. Picture: John Devlin

Bank of Scotland owner stung by PPI and mortgage costs

Financial 2

Shell earnings boosted by higher oil and gas prices

News 1

Alliance Trust hails results of ‘transformational’ shake-up

Financial

Semiconductor equipment supplier Ichor eyes expansion

Tech
Nick Shields, Director at Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service and Board member of Quality Scotland.

Nick Shields: Business model approach can make excellence a Scottish characteristic

Opinion

When can shops refuse your old £1 coin?

News

More crisis grants handed out to cover food and heating

Politics 5

Donald Trump talks ‘very big and exciting’ trade deal post-Brexit

Politics 2
'We are determined that every worker gets the pension they are entitled to,' said The Pensions Regulator. Picture: Andrew O'Brien

Pensions watchdog on hunt for rogue employers in Edinburgh

Management
Building a business needs a long-term approach, says Jim Duffy. Picture: Ian Howarth

Jim Duffy: Start-ups can learn from the whisky-makers

Management
'Integrating positive health behaviours always pays dividends,' says Iain Bell. Picture: Rob McDougall

Entrepreneur to rank companies on commitment to health

Management
Sujarda Herring joins Muckle Media as head of client services. Picture: Contributed

On the move: Latest appointments and promotions

Management

Gareth Magee: Small firms show strength amid uncertainty

Management

EIE18 seeking tech innovators for 10th anniversary event

Tech

BBC star salaries revealed: two-thirds of top earners are men

UK 13

Julie McLauchlan: How to use LinkedIn to your best advantage

Management