Todays date: 29/08/2014

Todays News  - Scotland

Currency issues raised again – but FSB hears a more measured tone

BQ Editor Kenny Kemp hears John Swinney and Iain Gray go head to head in a more refined referendum debate in Edinburgh.

RBS fined £14.4m for failings in mortgages

The Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest have been fined £14,474,600 by the Financial Conduct Authority for serious failings in their advised mortgage sales business.

Energy firm is given £800,000 investment backing

Scottish Enterprise, Intelligent Energy and the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise, have backed Scottish start-up IE-CHP which aims to change the way domestic energy is made and used.

Livingston’s new business park is open for business

Livingston’s newest industrial park, Eliburn Industrial Park, has opened its doors for business with 16 industrial units available for lease and sale.


  • Grand designs

    Smith Teaser

    Car manufacturer Ford’s executive design director Martin Smith talks about the challenges and rewards of turning his boyhood dream into a lifelong career

  • Innovative retail app makes shopping social

    Depop Logo

    <p>Depop, a UK based startup app launched in April last year has now accumulated over 200,000 downloads on smartphones. BQ took a look at the rise of the inovative app.</p>

  • What England's early world cup exit means for UK business

    World Cup Teaser

    The England team will be back home before the postcards after being knocked out of the World Cup in the group stage for the first time since 1958.