Alliance Trust, the historic Dundee investment firm, has set up two new subsidiary companies in England to prepare for the possibility of an independent Scotland.
The FT analysis makes grim reading for chancellor George Osborne ahead of his 19 March budget. Photograph: Getty Images. Put away the champagne.
LONDON (Reuters) - FTSE fell to a three-week closing low on Friday as a landmark corporate bond default in China, the world's top metals consumer, hit major mining stocks.
Three recently promoted directors at Royal Bank of Scotland were awarded share bonuses worth almost �4m for last year, setting them apart from the rest of the bank's senior executives who waived their annual entitlements.
Hundreds of level crossings are suspected of exposing the public to an unacceptable risk of death, an influential committee of MPs warns today in a report which calls on Network Rail to withhold bonuses from its executive directors.