A University of Glasgow academic has won a £20,000 award for entrepreneurs for his work leading a team that has developed a way of using sound waves to help speed the detection of malaria and sexually transmitted infections.
Given how much it relies on the Scotch whisky industry to make its case about an independent Scotland's superior balance of payments, the Scottish Government could do without a drawn-out war against the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA).
SIR Winfried Bischoff has revealed he is retiring as the £713,000-a-year non-executive chairman of Lloyds Banking Group, three-and-a-half years after being hired to steady the bank after Lloyds TSB's troubled rescue takeover of Halifax Bank of Scotland.
THE imposing Mansion House was built in the 18th century to accommodate the Lord Mayor in appropriate style as the City of London undertook a series of improvements to see off the challenge of the upstart neighbourhood of Westminster.
Simon Bain, personal finance editor for The Herald and Sunday Herald, was highly commended in the regional business and finance writer category of the prestigious Headlinemoney awards, at a ceremony at London's Park Lane Hilton Hotel this week.