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The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is to hire out desks by the hour to budding entrepreneurs at its flagship branch office in the heart of Edinburgh.

Heathrow Airport’s new Terminal 2 is being officially opened today by Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh.

Blue Rainbow Aparthotels, a collection of four and five star boutique serviced apartments in Manchester and Edinburgh, has bagged a Green Tourism award.

A two-month market test of the Government's Connection Vouchers scheme has been launched to help businesses in five cities secure faster and better broadband.

The headquarters of the Green Investment Bank (GIB) will be based in Edinburgh, it has been announced.

Rangers Football Club has formally entered administration, appointing London-based Duff & Phelps to run its day-to-day operations.

Rangers Football Club has been given until 3:30 this afternoon to appoint an administrator or face having one appointed by a court following a petition from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

The Palace Hotel in Manchester is one of six that has been bought by its previous owner in a deal worth £200 million.

British airport operator BAA has to begin the process of selling off Stansted Airport and one of its Scottish hubs, the UK’s Competition Commission (CC) has said.

Sports Direct, the retailer owned by reclusive billionaire Mike Ashley, has sealed a £7 million deal to acquire an 80 per cent shareholding in designer clothing chains West Coast Capital (USC) and Cruise Clothing.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of NonExecutiveDirectors.com, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

It took Richard Shonn, managing director of 151 Products, three years to find a warehouse big enough for his requirements.