Soldier and managing director of Caledonian MacBrayne;
When accountant Peter Murphy joined West of Scotland hi-fi specialist Linn he loved music, and he loved the sound of one day running his own business.
SHARES in Royal Bank of Scotland plunged 6%, wiping £1.3 billion off its stock market worth, amid a wave of negative comment from City analysts and concerns that a US deal over Libor interest rate fixing may involve admission of criminal charges.
London's blue-chip share index powered to its highest level for more than four years as America's earnings season got off to an upbeat start.
KEN McMeikan, the Scot who heads bakery chain Greggs, is leaving to run catering supply giant Brakes only months after seeing off the Government's attempt to put value added tax on hot snacks.