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VisitScotland banks on virtual reality to spark new boom

Heritage
Bond Dickinson managing partner Jonathan Blair said Edinburgh was 'a natural choice' for the law firm's new office. Picture: Contributed

Law firm Bond Dickinson expanding into Edinburgh

Law 2
Retail banking operations have to be separated by January 2019. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Ex-Kingfisher boss to lead Barclays’ retail bank arm

Financial

Primark owner cautions over margins amid weak pound

Retail 1

Office designer Space Solutions merges with architect

Companies

Silicon Valley roadmap shows way for women in business

Management

Testing times ahead for next chair of rural college

Farming
New images showing the impact of the Royal High School hotel development were released last week.

New campaign to thwart Royal High School hotel bid

Heritage 8
Nick Freer says Scotland boasts some promising fintech ventures but 'we lack critical mass'. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Nick Freer: Scotland can be a front runner in fintech

Financial
Retail banking operations have to be separated by January 2019. Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Ex-Kingfisher boss to lead Barclays’ retail bank arm

Financial
Nick Freer says Scotland boasts some promising fintech ventures but 'we lack critical mass'. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Nick Freer: Scotland can be a front runner in fintech

Financial
Standard Life chief executive Keith Skeoch. Picture: Graham Flack

Standard Life books hike in profits

Financial
RBS has reported another hefty full-year loss. Picture: Johnston Press

Nine in a row as RBS posts annual loss and flags job cuts

Financial
RBS has posted a loss for the ninth year in a row

Thousands of jobs at risk as RBS posts £7 billion loss

Financial 101
Barclays has sold off unwanted businesses to focus on its UK and US operations. Picture: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

Barclays profits almost treble as overhaul nears end

Financial
Taxpayers now own less than 4% of Lloyds. Picture: Jane Barlow

Lloyds taxpayer stake cut below 4% after profits soar

Financial 2

Martin Flanagan: Lloyds emerges from shadow of crash

Financial

RBS to spend £100,000 training up digital experts

Financial

HSBC voices fears on protectionism as profits slump

Financial 1
VisitScotland has deployed virtual reality for the first time in one of its campaigns.

VisitScotland banks on virtual reality to spark new boom

Heritage
Finalists at last year's inaugural AccelerateHer awards, which attracted more than 100 entries. Picture: Contributed

Silicon Valley roadmap shows way for women in business

Management
Nick Freer says Scotland boasts some promising fintech ventures but 'we lack critical mass'. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Nick Freer: Scotland can be a front runner in fintech

Financial
OC Robotics' 'snake-arm' device will feature at the ITF Technology Showcase in Aberdeen. Picture: OC Robotics

Robot arm grabs limelight in oil technology showcase

News

Mobile tech firm puts Stirling at heart of its global plans

Tech

How to turn your house into the smarthome

News

British man accused of masterminding German cyber attack

UK

IT company is latest to call Glasgow’s Albus home

Tech
OC Robotics' 'snake-arm' device will feature at the ITF Technology Showcase in Aberdeen. Picture: OC Robotics

Robot arm grabs limelight in oil technology showcase

News
Co-operative Energy is to pay out compensation to customers after a string of failings in its billing and complaints resolution processes.

Consumers switching of energy suppliers reaches six year high

Environment 4
A parliamentary report found meddling ministers had an impact on energy prices. Picture: John Devlin

Energy price rises blamed on meddling ministers, finds report

News 4
Public buyouts of vital North Sea platforms and pipelines could support the industry through the current slump. Picture: PA

SNP in talks over public buyouts of North Sea platforms

Politics 68
Scottish Gas has frozen its standard tariff until August. Picture: John Devlin

Scottish Gas owner Centrica reveals rise in earnings

News 3
ScottishPower said 2016 had been a 'challenging year'. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA

ScottishPower knocked by weather as customers decline

News 2
Wood Group is 'cautious' on the near-term outlook for the oil and gas market. Picture: Contributed

Wood Group earnings hit by tough oil and gas market

News 3

Oil sector ‘getting head above water’ with £2bn revenues

Energy 2

Oil reserves off Scottish coast ‘may have been missed’

Energy 69

Date set for oil group Bowleven’s shareholder showdown

News

Ed Watt: Braving choppy waters of oil-related shipping

News
The role of SRUC chairman would appear to be a 'plum job', writes Andrew Arbuckle. Picture: Contributed

Testing times ahead for next chair of rural college

Farming
Andrea Leadsom will meet fellow farming ministers in Edinburgh today. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Andrea Leadsom set for clash with Holyrood over Brexit

Farming 49
Farmers have a legal right to shoot dogs involved in sheep worrying. Picture: Contributed

Seven-year high for livestock worrying incidents

Farming 1
Fergus Ewing will meet fellow agriculture ministers in Edinburgh tomorrow. Picture: John Devlin

Fergus Ewing repeats warning over ticking Brexit clock

Farming 28

Charolais bull sales prove doom merchants wrong

Farming

UK food and drink sales hit £20bn across the world

Farming 12

Simmentals go down a storm at Stirling bull sales

Farming

Lettuce consider the real food crisis facing us all

Farming
Primark's owner said profit margins will take a hit from the strength of the dollar. Picture: John Devlin

Primark owner cautions over margins amid weak pound

Retail 1
Co-operative Energy is to pay out compensation to customers after a string of failings in its billing and complaints resolution processes.

Consumers switching of energy suppliers reaches six year high

Environment 4
Aldi is moving into the former BHS store at Edinburgh's Cameron Toll shopping centre. Picture: Julie Bull

Aldi to set up shop in former BHS store in Edinburgh

Retail
The Lidl distribution centre could help the grocer create up to 360 jobs. Picture: Contributed

Lidl jobs boost in store as Eurocentral hub approved

Retail 6
Unilever admitted it needs to 'capture more quickly' the value in the consumer goods giant. Picture: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Unilever to focus on investor value after Kraft move

Retail
Edinburgh-based Bellfield is eyeing a move into cans as it develops new beer ranges. Picture: Contributed

Gluten-free brewer eyes £500,000 to fund expansion

Retail
Asda saw its fourth-quarter sales fall by 2.9%. Picture: Barry Batchelor/PA

Asda boss ‘encouraged’ despite fresh slump in sales

Retail 2

Innis & Gunn looks east with latest distribution deal

Retail

Unilever looks inward again after Kraft diversion

Retail 1

Retired Cod Wars trawler converted into Ben Nevis BnB

Retail 1

Supermarket recalls beef product over listeria fears

Retail
VisitScotland has deployed virtual reality for the first time in one of its campaigns.

VisitScotland banks on virtual reality to spark new boom

Heritage
New images showing the impact of the Royal High School hotel development were released last week.

New campaign to thwart Royal High School hotel bid

Heritage 8
Still Game has been one of Scottish television's great successes of recent years. Picture: PA

Brian Ferguson: BBC investment spells exciting times for arts

Lifestyle
The Commonwealth Games in 2014. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Grant Jarvie: Don’t let sport cuts squander key social asset

Opinion 1

New film and TV talent school to be created on Skye

TV & Radio
Bond Dickinson managing partner Jonathan Blair said Edinburgh was 'a natural choice' for the law firm's new office. Picture: Contributed

Law firm Bond Dickinson expanding into Edinburgh

Law 2
Elaine McIlory says the gender pay gap reporting rules are a 'positive change, not an operational headache'. Picture: Contributed

Elaine McIlroy: Positive step in bridging gender pay gap

Law
The UK government has vowed to tackle 'shocking' discrimination against mothers. Picture: Craig Stephen

Eric Gilligan: UK workers’ rights on the line

Law 6
Public bodies like the NHS will be affected by changes to the regulatory regime post-Brexit. Picture: Greg Macvean

Duncan Osler: How will Brexit affect the public sector?

Law 3
Grange's Gregor Mair, left, shakes hands on the deal with Scott Rasmusen of Gibson Kerr. Picture: Contributed

Law firm Gibson Kerr bolsters property team with merger

Law
Murgitroyd's profits fell despite a record number of filings for the European Patent Office. Picture: Contributed

Patent firm Murgitroyd upbeat despite slide in profits

Law
The City reacted negatively to Murgitroyd's profit warning. Picture: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Shares in Murgitroyd slump following profit alert

Law

Katy Wedderburn: The year ahead for employment law

Law

Monday interview: Thorntons Solicitors chairman Colin Graham

Law

Katy Wedderburn: How will Brexit affect employment law?

Law 8

Murray McCall: Legal mergers remain an opportunity

Law 1