BBC Scotland business and economy editor
Biz jargon watch: from Premier Oil “we continue to create value through the drill bit and to build material new positions in emerging exploration plays”
Yet more biz jargon, from Phoenix Group: “partnership will create a single, open architecture workplace pensions and savings, digital operating platform, allowing (the firm) to partner with a variety of innovators as it continues to develop its wider workplace offering”
"Bringing both PR and politics into disrepute". No mean achievement.
The sound you hear in the Govan area is of chickens coming home to roost:
Anyone care to explain how this works: convert debt to equity, raise money by issuing new shares, at the same time that you’re required, under protest, to offer to buy out shareholders, using money you can’t get out of South Africa?
BREAKING: Scotch whisky leads list of EU exports products walloped with 25% tariff as they enter US, it’s biggest market - in retaliation for Airbus subsidies. Also cashmere sweaters, dairy, pork, olives, biscuits, books, some machinery, 10% tariff on aircraft. From Oct 18.