BRITISH Gas owner Centrica has confirmed it is in talks with Iain Conn over whether he will succeed outgoing chief executive Sam Laidlaw.
THREE new non-executive directors have been appointed to the Court of the Bank of England.
GIVEN the tendency of the UK's "big six" energy companies to attract negative headlines, it might be assumed there are less hostile sectors in which to launch a business.
CHRIS Gauld was born and educated just outside Aberdeen.
Our share tips suffered a torrid time last week, with three out of our four portfolios recording overall losses when we carried out our review of progress on Wednesday.
FEW people are ever truly enthusiastic about the prospect of paying taxes and business (or non-domestic) rates.
This is one of those weeks when I wish that I could write three columns, as there are so many important issues which should be covered.
WHEN FirstGroup's annual meeting returns to Aberdeen next week, chief executive Tim O'Toole may be asked to justify his 86 per cent pay rise at a time when shareholders are waiting for the dividend to be reinstated.
MACDONALD Hotels has said that David Guile is stepping down as chief executive after six years.
MOTHERCARE has named its new boss as the baby products retailer looks to shore up its UK business in the face of American takeover interest.
WELDEX the Scottish crawler crane hire heavyweight, has appointed a senior industrialist to oversee its push for growth at home and overseas.
A YOUNG businesswoman has teamed up with Royal Bank of Scotland to give entrepreneurs who need room to work the chance to hire space in one of Edinburgh's grandest commercial buildings.