Business confidence in Scotland has risen, but is still at the lowest level in the UK, new research has found.
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Fears Highland tourist town businesses are being targeted by thieves because of reduced banking hours
Businesses in a popular Highland town are fearful they are being targeted by professional thieves in the knowledge that banking facilities in the town have been slashed to the bone.
A man who breached an order banning him from Scotland and robbed a north-east bank has been jailed.
Bank of Scotland has launched a new £2 billion scheme offering farmers and rural business owners reduced lending rates for projects to improve their green credentials.
Business leaders in Lossiemouth have branded banking facilities a “disgrace” after cash points ran dry on the town's first weekend without a branch.
Campaigners in Moray retain ‘glimmer of hope’ banking may return to town as last branch shuts its doors
Campaigners in Moray who have been fighting to keep the last bank in their community believe their cause still has a “glimmer of hope”.
A van smashed into the front of an Aberdeen shop early this morning.
Bank bosses have been urged to pool resources and open a "banking hub" in the Highlands after a series of branch closures.
Bank bosses have been accused of "giving up" on rural communities after branches have continued to close.
Campaigners fighting to preserve the last bank that serves four Moray communities believe the area is the “perfect example” to buck national branch closure trends.
Campaigners fighting to retain their last bank have been dealt another blow after the UK Government refused to step in to help.
Orkney has beaten dramatic Eden and the picturesque Cotswolds to be crowned the best place to live in the UK.
A campaign to save two key banks in Moray has been taken to Westminster as part of efforts to prevent a “huge blow for local businesses and vulnerable people”.
The battle to save two of Moray's banks from closure will now reach London, as the region's MP takes the cause to Westminster.
Campaigners in Lossiemouth have vowed to take the fight to save their last bank to Westminster.
Two Moray communities fighting against the potential closure of their banks will find out if they have been successful "within days".
Aberdeen’s west end has held onto its reputation as being one of the most expensive places in Scotland to live.
Bank bosses have been told Moray communities will fight tooth and nail against their proposed branch closures.
Bank bosses have been urged to retain cash points in in Moray towns affected by branch closures.
The UK Government’s defence minister has joined the fight to save a closure-threatened Moray bank.
A Highlands and Islands MSP will speak out against Moray bank closures as part of a Scottish Parliament debate on the latest round of proposals from the Bank of Scotland.
Representatives from the Bank of Scotland have agreed to meet with local councillors and members of the business community to discuss the closures of two of Moray’s banks.
A Moray MSP has secured an agreement with bank chiefs to discuss the spate of closures that will have a detrimental effect on local communities.
A petition has been launched in a Moray town in an attempt to persuade bank bosses to reverse a controversial decision to axe its local branch.
A charity that supports pensioners has urged a national banking chain to drop proposals to shut branches in Moray.
A Moray community has vowed to fight proposals to close the final bank left in its town.
Two banks in Moray have been slated for closure in the latest wave of cuts to town centres.
A family-run Moray furniture business is planning to take on six more staff after it opens a new outlet three times bigger than its current store.
Business owners and politicians have called for a cash machine to be installed at one of Moray’s most popular seaside villages.
An Aberdeen bed shop has been bought over by a long-standing employee after the owner and founder decided to retire after almost 40 years.
An independent reviewer has been appointed to carry out a study into the future of 10 closure-threatened RBS bank branches in communities in Scotland.
Westhill in Aberdeenshire remains the most expensive town to buy a home, according to new research from Bank of Scotland.