Driven to succeed? Have a common sense, commercial approach and always put the customer first? Then we have a lot in common.

Come and talk to us about actively planning to grow your business. 

What else is in this section?

Business news

Unemployment rate falls to 6.9 per cent

16 Apr 14

The unemployment rate fell by 77,000 to 2.24 million between December 2013 and February 2014, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.

Housing market confidence grows

15 Apr 14

UK households feel more positive about selling their home, reflecting the growing confidence in the housing market, according to research commissioned by Halifax.

SMEs look to export

14 Apr 14

More small and medium-sized businesses than ever intend to export goods and services, according to the Federation of Small Businesses.

Scotch whisky exports stable

11 Apr 14

Scotch whisky exports remained strong in 2013 despite a slowdown in demand in emerging markets, according to the Scotch Whisky Association.

Overdrafts poor value, says FCA

11 Apr 14

Overdraft terms set by lenders are "complex and opaque", the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said.