Bank of Scotland plc

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Name: Bank of Scotland plc
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

John Swinney’s labour market joy branded ‘spin’ by Scottish trade unionists

SNP finance secretary given reality check by STUCThe Scottish TUC slammed at the weekend the optimistic spin put on recent labour market figures by SNP Finance Secretary John Swinney.It said that zero-hours contracts had doubled in number and that there ... [Published Morning Star Online - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Jobs market still growing, says bank

The job market continued to grow last month, although at a slower rate than the previous month, according to the Bank of Scotland.Its Labour Market Barometer showed another sharp increase in people getting permanent staff placements as well as a rise ... [Published BBC - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 3 reports

Bank staff failure on savings advice

BANK AND building society staff are giving “inexcusably” bad information about how much of their customers’ money would be protected if the provider were to go bust, an investigation has found.Researchers from consumer group Which? posed as new customers ... [Published Crossgates Today - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 3 reports

Whyte’s castle up for sale at £1.1m

A Highland castle previously home to former Rangers FC owner Craig Whyte has been put on the market for £1.1million.Castle Grant, on the outskirts of Grantown, was repossessed by the Bank of Scotland last week over mortgage arrears.Despite most of the ... [Published Press and Journal - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Lloyds goes next-gen with 1200-ATM upgrade

Lloyds Banking Group has completed an upgrade of more than 1,200 ATMs in the U.K. New NCR SelfServ cash dispense and cash deposit units replaced legacy ATMs that had been used by Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland and TSB for more than a decade.The ... [Published ATMmarketplace.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Convenience is King - Launch of Paym

Adrian Kamellard - CEO, Payments CouncilWhen I leave my house in the morning there are three things that I check my pockets for before walking out the front door: wallet, phone and keys.I don’t remember exactly when the phone became one of the most important ... [Published Bobsguide - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Lloyds Banking Group Chooses NCR to Improve Banking Experience for U.K. Consumers

LONDON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that Lloyds Banking Group selected NCR SelfServ™ cash dispense and cash deposit ATMs to upgrade over 1,200 ATMs in ... [Published EON Business - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Ireland’s tallest building has been sold

Loan Sale of Belfast’s ‘The Obel’ takes place one month after it was launched on the market.The Obel development in Belfast, which contains Ireland’s tallest building, has been sold. The loan sale was handled by law firm Tughans and property consultants, ... [Published Tughans.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 7 reports

Albemarle and Bond is rescued from scrapheap

THE UK’S second biggest pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond will remain a fixture of the high street after it was rescued from bankruptcy yesterday.The company, second to rival H&T in the pawnbroking market, has been acquired by a consortium led by former Bank ... [Published City A.M. - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 4 reports

Tower sold for 'well in excess' of £20 million

AN unnamed American investor stepped in yesterday to buy the symbolic Obel Tower in Belfast, which contains Ireland's tallest skyscraper.The buyer paid "well in excess" of the £20 million asking price for the glass-fronted office and residential comp ... [Published The Irish News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

More jobs created as businesses benefit from strong first quarter

Scotland’s economy ended the first quarter of the year strongly, a Bank of Scotland survey among businesses through the country found.Improved conditions led companies to increase staff, the bank said in its latest monthly purchasing managers index (PMI) ... [Published Press and Journal - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Further strong business growth in Scotland

Scotland’s private sector economy ended the opening quarter with another strong month of growth, according to the Bank of Scotland PMI report for March.Improving business conditions and confidence supported increases in output and new business, in turn ... [Published Best Advice.net - Apr 14 2014]

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"The strident tone of the immigration debate may put talented professionals off working here too. The harm this will do the economy is something we should all strive to avoid."
"The Bank of Scotland figures, on top of last week's labour market and GDP statistics, paint a picture of strengthening recovery in Scotland. However with the full fiscal and economic powers of independence, the Scottish Government could do so much more to strengthen our economy and create more jobs."
"The banks have been vying to grab customers with some highly attractive savings rates. If you are canny – and prepared to put in the legwork – you can really make it work to your advantage."
Which? executive director Richard Lloyd said: "It is inexcusable that bank staff can’t give customers basic information about the compensation scheme if their bank goes bust."

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Report reveals growing job market [Published Montrose Today - 5 hours ago]
Hi-ho, looking for silver? Try a loan arranger [Published Glasgow South and Eastwood Extra - 19 hours ago]
Serepisos assets to go [Published Southland Times - Apr 19 2014]
Current accounts when managed carefully could p... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 19 2014]
Bank staff failure on savings advice [Published Crossgates Today - Apr 19 2014]
Banks misleading customers over money protectio... [Published Morning Star Online - Apr 19 2014]
Banks in dock for poor advice about savings cover [Published The Scotsman - Apr 19 2014]
Bank staff lack compensation info [Published BT.com - Apr 19 2014]
Drew selected for Sahara desert trek [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
Jobs lost as Greenock shop closes [Published Greenock Telegraph - Apr 18 2014]
Balivanich break in and vandalism [Published Stornoway Gazette - Apr 18 2014]
Whyte’s castle up for sale at £1.1m [Published Press and Journal - Apr 18 2014]
Borders youth take to the red carpet [Published Border Telegraph - Apr 18 2014]
Lloyds goes next-gen with 1200-ATM upgrade [Published ATMmarketplace.com - Apr 17 2014]
Lloyds Banking Upgrades Windows XP ATMs to Wind... [Published Softpedia - Apr 17 2014]
Castle repossessed from Craig Whyte goes on sale [Published The Scotsman - Apr 17 2014]
Yours for £1.1m: Craig Whyte's Highland castle [Published Herald Scotland - Apr 17 2014]
Craig Whyte's former castle for sale [Published BBC - Apr 17 2014]
Jobs growth expected for oil and gas [Published Machinery Market - Apr 17 2014]
Convenience is King - Launch of Paym [Published Bobsguide - Apr 17 2014]
Top 10 Banks In The World [Published 234Pulse.com - Apr 17 2014]
Hynes complains of ‘spin’ on former investors’ ... [Published Irish Times - Apr 17 2014]
Lloyds upgrades 1,200 ATMs from Windows XP to W... [Published V3.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
Notice to Noteholders [Published TrustNet - Apr 17 2014]
Highest Scottish Employment Level On Record [Published Employability & Tackling Poverty - Apr 16 2014]
Promethean Investments pulls pawnbroker Alberma... [Published AltAssets.net - Apr 16 2014]
Mobile payments: the new way to pay [Published Good Housekeeping UK - Apr 16 2014]
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Lloyds Banking Group Chooses NCR to Improve Ban... [Published EON Business - Apr 16 2014]
LONDON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that Lloyds Banking Group selected NCR SelfServ™ cash dispense and cash deposit ATMs to upgrade over 1,200 ATMs in ...
Lloyds Banking Group Chooses NCR to Improve Ban... [Published Business Wire Technology News - Apr 16 2014]
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that Lloyds Banking Group selected NCR SelfServ™ cash dispense and cash deposit ATMs to upgrade over 1,200 ATMs in the U.K. The ...
Lloyds Banking Group Chooses NCR to Improve Ban... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Apr 16 2014]
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that Lloyds Banking Group selected NCR SelfServ™ cash dispense and cash deposit ATMs to upgrade over 1,200 ATMs in the U.K. The ...
In the papers: Barclays, Tesco and SSP [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Apr 15 2014]
The Times  Barclays bows to shareholder pressure by ousting pay chief: Sir John Sunderland has been ditched as the head of Barclays ’ remuneration committee in an attempt to placate angry shareholders days before its annual meeting. Prices feel ...
Frontrunning: April 4 [Published Zero Hedge - Apr 04 2014]
Nato chief defends eastern advance ( FT ) Russia looks east as it seeks to rebalance trade interests ( FT ) Plane from Guinea briefly quarantined in Paris after Ebola scare ( AFP ) US attacks Japan’s stance on Trans-Pacific Partnership ( FT ) Thank you ...
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