DAVID Nish chief executive of Standard Life, was challenged to say what he would have done without the bumper bonus he earned last year while the company was criticised for its treatment of some policyholders.
SPENCERFIELD Spirit Company has signed an exclusive distribution deal for its Edinburgh Gin brand with distiller and bottler Ian MacLeod Distillers as it seeks to tap into the growing premium gin market of London and southern England.
JOHNSTON Press, the Edinburgh-based publisher of the Scotsman and Yorkshire Post, saw its shares plunge 4% despite posting its first rise in operating profits for seven years on the back of cost cutting.
Vertu Motors, which has 96 sales and after-sales outlets in the UK including the Macklin Motors brand in Scotland, has agreed the sale of its loss-making Iveco heavy truck outlets in Bristol, Swindon and Gloucester.
Taxpayer-backed Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group are facing up to investors as the AGM season gets into full swing, while figures are due from easyJet and Currys and PC World parent Dixons Retail.
SMARTER Grid Solutions, whose software allows electricity distributors to manage grid congestion issues, bring more renewable energy to the grid and cope with the rising electricity demand, launches its new HQ in Glasgow today.
Design guru and founder of the Red or Dead accessories brand, Wayne Hemingway, is in Dundee on Thursday, talking about his career as an award-winning designer for companies including Coca-Cola, Sainsbury's, Sky TV, Sony and McDonald's.
A GROUP of Scottish authorities is threatening legal action to prevent the liquidator of Scottish Coal from abandoning disused open-cast mines, with clean-up bills running to tens of millions of pounds.
Lloyds Banking Group has agreed the £325 million sale of a portfolio of UK commercial property loans to an entity affiliated to America's Cerberus Global Investments, which is chaired by former US vice-president Dan Quayle.