Private bank Hampden & Co wins 'significant' Lloyd’s deal
Edinburgh-based private bank Hampden & Co said it has attracted £80 million of balances after securing a “significant” deal to take charge of the banking business of more than 1,200 members of Lloyd’s insurance market.
Cat MacLean: Bank’s apology not enough to restore faith
Scotland has done much to encourage its entrepreneurial culture. More Scots are considering setting up their own businesses and our rate of start-ups has been lauded. We now have many glittering business events, sponsored by our banks, that hand out awards to smart young companies. But what happens when things do not go according to the business plan?
The government today shaved the taxpayer stake in Lloyds Banking Group by 1 per cent to less than 8 per cent following a share sale – having been 43 per cent at its peak after the lender’s £20 billion state bailout in the financial crash.
Lidl has struck a six-figure deal with Stirling’s Black Wolf Brewery that will see a whisky beer added to the list of products sold under the chain’s Belheather range throughout its 92 Scottish stores.