LLOYDS Banking Group has said its bill for selling Lloyds TSB Scotland and other businesses could rise by £300 million to £1.6 billion after the collapse of the sale to Co-operative Bank, as the group recorded a near tripling in underlying first quarter profit to £1.5bn.
CHRISTOPHER Mills, the activist investor who has become the largest shareholder in Goals Soccer Centres, agrees with the five-a-side football operator's current strategy, chief executive Keith Rogers has insisted.
MACKIE'S is expecting to increase production of the crisps it makes in Scotland by around one million bags annually after winning a contract to sell them in 70 supermarkets in England and Northern Ireland.
Bank of Scotland owner Lloyds Banking Group revealed the bill for offloading more than 600 branches under the TSB brand is likely to reach £1.3 billion after its deal with The Co-operative collapsed last week.
GREENFOLD Systems, which developed from the remnants of the former Simclar manufacturing business, has been appointed preferred bidder by English Heritage for a contract to build visitor transportation carriages for Stonehenge.