Lloyds, which also owns Bank of Scotland, could set out its HQ plans in a strategic review due to be announced late next month or early November

Scotland-based Lloyds Banking Group left the door open for a move to London amid uncertainty over the future shape of the United Kingdom despite Scott(...)

Campaigning for a ‘Yes’ vote: Dennis Canavan (left) with first minister Alex Salmond, deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon and former deputy leader of the Scottish National Party Jim Sillars seeking support yesterday in Edinburgh. Photograph: Jeff Mitchell/Getty Images

The campaign to keep Scotland in the United Kingdom, which has suffered days of blows, received a boost last night with an opinion poll reporting tha(...)

Are you one of Standard Life’s  60,000 Irish shareholders? If so you could be  set to make almost €1,000 from the investment group’s redistribution of its proceeds from the sale of its Canadian business.

Shareholders in Standard Life are in line for a windfall of almost €1,000 each after the Scottish based fund manager announced it would return £1.75 b(...)

Former British prime minister Gordon Brown: “Scottish voters deserve to know to the fullest extent possible about how new powers as ambitious as possible will be delivered as soon as possible within the UK.” Photograph: Reuters/Russell Cheyne

Former British prime minister Gordon Brown has vowed that major extra home rule powers will be put to the House of Commons by late January if Scots v(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary  at a news conference in New York yesterday to announce Ryanair’s pledge to buy up to 200 new Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Photograph: Jin Lee/Bloomberg

European stocks slid for a second day as investors weighed equity valuations and UK shares fell on concerns that Scotland may vote for independence(...)

The deal, subject to the approval of regulators and Standard Life shareholders, is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015

Manulife has agreed to acquire the Canadian operations of Standard Life for about C$4 billion ($3.7 billion) in cash, in a deal that significantly ex(...)

Insurer Aviva reported a 4 per cent increase in first- half profit that topped analysts’ estimates. Photo: Bloomberg

Insurer Aviva reported a 4 per cent increase in first- half profit that topped analysts’ estimates. Operating profit in the six months through June cl(...)

Personal pension sales at Standard Life increased by 59 per cent in the six months to June 30th, boosting the life assurer’s assets under management.

Funds under management at Standard Life Ireland grew by 8.8 per cent to €7.4 billion in the six months to June 30th, as the Scottish life assurer bene(...)

Michael O’Leary: under his stewardship Ryanair has offered an attractive dividend yield. Photograph: Dave Meehan

For income-hungry investors, plummeting bond yields and deposit rates over the past few years have meant they have had to look for returns elsewher(...)

Pension funds have reported continuing strong growth in the first half of the year, with the average managed fund delivering an investment gain of 6.1(...)