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Ross McEwan. RBS chief executive. Picture: James Galloway

RBS struggles to maintain market confidence

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Finance secretary John Swinney

Voters face taxing issues on income and property

Caro Haddow with her horse Axil at home near East Kilbride.

Savers left in cold are turning to current accounts

From left, Scott, Paul and Raymond Davidson

Back to the future move pays off for Lanarkshire crystal entrepreneur

Rog Wood

First Milk updates farmer members on turnaround progress

FTSE recovery relies on a narrow commodity base

FTSE recovery relies on a narrow commodity base

Business in Brief

Profit warning at Frankie & Benny’s owner

67 Hope Street Glasgow

Central belt office space in demand as Aberdeen crumbles

BioAscent

Scottish firm claims to have launched ‘Spotify of the drug discovery world’

Superglass posts loss as high-margin transition bites

Menzies' 15-month boss received £69,200

Menzies' 15-month boss received £69,200

Hew Balfour when he was chief executive at Havelock Europa

Balfour back on the board at Havelock

Veitchi moves back to Clydeside

Veitchi moves back to Clydeside

The site of the mine at Cononish

Scotgold gets green light for first gold

Ian McConnell: Will owner of Jack Daniel’s allow BenRiach to retain its free spirit?

Ian McConnell: Will owner of Jack Daniel’s allow BenRiach to retain its free spirit?

Management team appoints banker in Tata Steel UK purchase bid

Management team appoints banker in Tata Steel UK purchase bid

Weir Group CEO Keith Cochrane at the comapny's Alloa factory thursday.
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Weir shareholders vote against golden handcuffs plan

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RBS leads London market lower as bank's shares slump more than 6%

Picture: Colin Mearns

Eurozone growth doubles in first quarter, well ahead of UK

Ross McEwan

Royal Bank of Scotland slumps to £968m first-quarter loss

Lorne Crerar, left, and Martin Darroch

Harper Macleod law firm claims increase in market share after posting record turnover

Aggreko chief executive Chris Weston addressed the company's annual meeting in Glasgow

Aggreko directors quizzed on living wage, earthquakes and Russia

Antonio Horta-Osorio

RBS hit by EU headwind as Lloyds finds calmer waters

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Taylor Wimpey

Housing market remains very positive, says Taylor Wimpey

Entrepreneurial Spark hasteamed up with New York-listed EMC to offer technology support to its entrepreneurs across the UK

ESpark rolls out technology initiative across UK

TUI is selling off non-core assets to focus on package holidays

Travel group offloads hotel beds database business

WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell

Big events are a bonus amid Brexit fears, says WPP

Beattie has announced record profits for 2015

Beattie announces record profits

Rog Wood

SRUC to appoint new principal and chief executive

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland says it is not taking a formal position on whether the UK should leave, or remain in the EU

Value of trade with EU far outweighs cost of membership, says accountancy body

AG Barr chief executive Roger White

AG Barr boss sees pay drop by a fifth

Digital experts join forces for The Herald Talking Trends: Digital Connect or Disconnect event

Digital experts join forces for The Herald Talking Trends: Digital Connect or Disconnect event

Wind Turbine.

Pilot hydrogen power project for Orkney

Lloyds Banking Group posts 6% fall in profits to £2.1bn

Lloyds Banking Group posts 6% fall in profits to £2.1bn

The BenRiach distillery by Elgin

£100m windfalls for whisky entrepreneur’s family after US giant buys BenRiach

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FTSE-100 struggles to make gains amid falling banking stocks

FTSE-100 struggles to make gains amid falling banking stocks

Barclays chairman John McFarlane

Barclays avoids revolt as shareholders back chief executive's salary

Oil & gas orders dive at Weir Group but cost-cutting will help deliver profits

Oil & gas orders dive at Weir Group but cost-cutting will help deliver profits

Robin Watson

$500m Azerbaijan contract boost for Wood Group amid crude price slump

Hargreaves Services restoration scheme at the Glenmuckloch mine.

170 Scottish jobs could go at Hargreaves as wind down accelerates

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Alan Hay, Tennent's sales director for the on trade in Scotland

Tennent's calls for action to protect Scottish pubs

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DEVRO., Bellshill.Pic Peter Devlin

Devro shareholders in ‘understandable’ protest at former directors’ exit package

Keith Anderson, ScottishPower's chief corporate officer and chief executive of ScottishPower Renewables

Milder weather and less wind hit profits at ScottishPower owner Iberdrola

UK growth slows sharply and manufacturing output tumbles

UK growth slows sharply and manufacturing output tumbles

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Sir Brian Souter

Stagecoach flags slower UK rail revenue growth, citing terrorism concerns and weakening consumer confidence

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Edinburgh company wins funding as it aims to make technology available to Apple and Samsung

George Maxwell

Eland Oil & Gas highlights potential value of Nigerian field

Rog Wood

Union highlights trade deal dangers to Scottish beef industry

Edinburgh-based Nairn's is currently the UK's number two producer of gluten-free products

Nairn's expands its gluten-free production

The Bottom Line

The Bottom Line

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EWM's quiet retail billionaire looking at BHS

Cameron McLatchie, executive chairman of BPI

BPI shares rise on Chinese disposal and trading

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TIGA calls for games industry support

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Nucleus piles on the profit as assets grow

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Fewer companies fail but oil sector suffering

Risky business?

Risky business?

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The SNP Manifesto - Nice clothes, little substance

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GlaxoSmithKline bolsters profits by nearly one-fifth

Workers on the helideck on the Clair platform West of Shetland

BP highlights progress achieved off Shetland amid crude price slump

Picture: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Argos's owner hit by £852m charge after Sainsbury takeover

Giles Fearnley, managing director of First Bus.

Alexander Dennis celebrates FirstGroup bus order

Home Retail Group hit by £852m charge after Argos takeover

Home Retail Group hit by £852m charge after Argos takeover

Barclays profits plunge as investment banking business suffers

Barclays profits plunge as investment banking business suffers

Barra Airport. Picture: Colin Mearns

Record passenger numbers at Highlands & Islands Airports in spite of oil-related dip in final quarter

Rob Woodward, STV chief executive

STV chief: £2.4m pay not 'excessive' and company was fourth-best UK stock

Catherine Burnet will succeed Craig Anderson in October as KPMG's senior partner in Scotland

Catherine Burnet breaks through glass ceiling to land top KPMG role in Scotland

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What is the most common career background of FTSE-100 chiefs?

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Survey: Cancelled contracts to be main cause of disputes in global oil and gas sector this year

Fiona McBain, chief executive, Scottish Friendly

Scottish Friendly managed funds pass £2.6bn

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