Dundee’s new V&A Museum, set to open in September, is an architectural gem. The bold design has drawn worldwide acclaim and there’s no doubt this iconic building will be a huge draw for Scotland - and an elegant feather in the cap for its Japanese architect, Kengo Kuma.
Treasury set to offload £2.6bn stake in Royal Bank of Scotland
The UK government has announced that it will offload a £2.6 billion stake in Royal Bank of Scotland, a move that will see the taxpayer’s stake in the lender reduced from 70.1 per cent to 62.4 per cent.
Scots pioneer new measures of online financial security
David Lee looks at how students are being prepared to help transform the financial system and take advantage of the opportunities that throws up.
Duncan Thorp: Enterprising forum where Scotland leads the way
Scotland’s ecosystem of support for social enterprise is recognised worldwide. Impressive ventures like the Homeless World Cup are well known and there are many others. Grassmarket Community Project sells tartan textiles to California and Shanghai, Hey Girls is exporting their products to tackle period poverty and Ginerosity sells social enterprise gin overseas.
Michael Sturrock: New rules on data are good business practice
Well, GDPR day is nearly upon us. For those who have worked on the creation and implementation of GDPR since 2011, it probably won’t seem real – until the first GDPR question of the day arrives into your inbox, at least.
Harry McQuillan: Sometimes there’s a case for knowing more about people
In today’s world of big data, it seems like every week there is a new scandal telling of how a company or organisation has broken their clients’ trust by mismanaging their information – whether it be intentionally selling personal details, suffering data losses as a result of having inadequate security measures or using data in ways that they have no right to.