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.
MUTUALLY-owned Co-operative Group has insisted "this is not a Northern Rock situation" after its bank's credit rating was slashed to junk status and the lender's acting chief executive Barry Tootell resigned in the wake of its failure to buy a branch portfolio from Lloyds Banking Group.
SHARES in BT soared 12.3% to a five-and-a half year high as Ian Livingston, the Scot who runs the telecoms giant, unveiled better-than-expected profits and sought to convince investors that ambitious sports television plans will not eat into its earnings.
CLYDESDALE Bank's controversial transfer of its troubled commercial real estate (CRE) portfolio to parent National Australia Bank (NAB) has seen it return to profit, slash bad debts and boost its capital surplus.
JOHN McFarlane, the Scot who chairs troubled insurance giant Aviva, has acknowledged a "fundamental problem" with executive compensation as its reshaped board faced complaints about pay levels and 12.8% of investors failed to back its remuneration report.
SHAWBROOK, the challenger bank chaired by Sir George Mathewson, said it was confident it could raise more capital from a private equity fund run by Royal Bank of Scotland or other investors by the end of 2013 as it posted an underlying profit for its second year of operation.
THE chairman of pub company JD Wetherspoon has urged publicans to focus on fighting for tax equality with supermarkets instead of pinning their hopes on securing a minimum unit price (MUP) for alcohol.
THE chief executive of Aegon UK, which employs 1900 people in Edinburgh, shrugged off a sharp fall in profits saying it reflected choices made by the firm in the run up to regulatory reforms and said more changes were to come.
SUPERMARKET chain J Sainsbury has appointed Lloyds Banking Group Scotland managing director Lady Susan Rice as a non-executive after sealing a £248 million deal to buy out Lloyds's 50% share in Edinburgh-based Sainsbury's Bank.
FASHION chain Next, which is run by Tory peer Lord Wolfson of Aspley Guise, has illustrated the challenges facing retailers after it revealed falling sales in its stores but a surge in online business.