Tag Archives: Bank of Scotland

Bank of Scotland: Childcare provided for free by relatives gives approximately £2832 annual boost to Scottish families

EDINBURGH, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Childcare provided for free by relatives is giving an approximate £2832* annual boost to Scottish families, according to the latest ‘How Scotland Lives’ research from Bank of Scotland. The Bank of Scotland research polled more … Read the full press release

Bank of Scotland July’s PMI: strong start to 3Q of 2017 for the Scottish private sector

Headline PMI rises to 53.8, the highest since October 2014 Solid expansions in new business and employment Trend of expansion in combined manufacturing and services output extends to its longest sequence since 2014 EDINBURGH, 15-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — July’s PMI® survey data … Read the full press release

Bank of Scotland’s Buying versus Renting Review: First-time home buyers in Scotland are £860 a year better off compared to renters

EDINBURGH, 22-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — First-time buyers in Scotland are on average £860 a year better off with their own home compared to those who rent, according to Bank of Scotland’s Buying versus Renting Review. The average monthly costs (including … Read the full press release

Lloyds Banking Group will launch new range of products for borrowers with 5% deposits through the its Halifax, Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland brands

LONDON, 06-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Lloyds Banking Group today announced plans to continue supporting mortgage borrowers beyond the end date of the government’s Help to Buy: mortgage guarantee scheme on 31st December 2016. A new range of products for borrowers … Read the full press release

Sharper deterioration in business conditions in Scotland’s private sector – Bank of Scotland PMI

EDINBURGH, 12-Apr-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — March survey data pointed to a sharper deterioration in business conditions in Scotland’s private sector. Output declined and staffing levels continued to decrease, while the volume of incoming new business fell for the second successive month, … Read the full press release

Bank of Scotland: Private sector activity in Scotland declined for the first time in six months during September 2015

EDINBURGH, 14-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Private sector activity in Scotland declined for the first time in six months during September, albeit at a slow pace. The contraction was broad-based, as both the service and manufacturing sectors registered decreases in output. … Read the full press release

Bank of Scotland: Scottish economy slowing sharply in the three months ending February 2015

EDINBURGH, 27-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest Business Monitor from Bank of Scotland shows the Scottish economy slowing sharply in the three months ending February 2015. However, expectations for the next six months remain elevated at levels slightly below 2007 … Read the full press release

Bank of Scotland: UK oil & gas industry survey reveals 92% of companies are planning to grow over the next two years

EDINBURGH, 16-3-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The UK oil and gas sector is resilient and has plans for future investment and growth, despite the challenges of significantly lower commodity prices and rising production costs. A survey of a broad cross section of … Read the full press release

Lloyds Banking Group introduces new electronic identification and verification checks

New service allows customers to upload identification documents using a camera enabled computer, mobile or tablet Available across Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland LONDON, 12-2-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — From this month, Lloyds Banking Group is introducing a new … Read the full press release

Bank of Scotland June Report on Jobs showed further tightening of conditions in Scotland’s labour market

Edinburgh, Scotland, 22-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — June’s Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs showed a further tightening of conditions in Scotland’s labour market, with salary inflation pushed to the highest in the survey’s history on the back of stronger demand for staff and … Read the full press release

Bank of Scotland: First time buyers benefit from having stamp duty paid

Edinburgh, Scotland, 8-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — First time buyers who take out a mortgage through Bank of Scotland will benefit from receiving up to £2,500 to pay their Stamp Duty costs from the lender. Available from 4 March to 6 May … Read the full press release