On Friday, May 27, 2022, the Royal National Orchestra of Scotland will release their new album, William Grant Still on Naxos. This album, the newest addition to Naxos’ American Classics series, features world premiere recordings of 13 works by the 20th-century composer William Grant Still and features solo violinist ZinaRead More →

The former chief executive of the Scottish National Investment Bank has not received a payment after leaving, officials said. Eilidh Mactaggart alerted the bank’s chairman, Willie Watt, that she would step down on January 27, with the Scottish government and the bank’s board subsequently told on January 31, the economyRead More →


Working capital loans and capital expenditures growth financing expansion into international markets, and marketing investment. How do I know what the Scottish Loan Scheme is? Scottish Loan Scheme will provide loans of up or PS2 million to grow-focused Scottish businesses that have an effective business plan and the capability toRead More →

Information available on the CBN website shows that there are approximately 916 licensed microfinance banks in Nigeria. These banks provide essential financial services (such as savings, loans, domestic remittances, etc.) to low-income, unbanked and underserved groups like market women and unemployed youth. For a highly populated country like Nigeria whereRead More →

the Global online payday loan market overview was recently published and covers the following data: growth rate, size, analysis by type, market segment by application, market competition by manufacturers, share by region, manufacturing cost analysis, etc. A market breakdown, competitive landscape, and trends, along with crucial raw material analysis, dynamics,Read More →

Any financial strategy is built on the basis of a well-executed budget. Whether you’re on a tight budget or earning thousands of dollars a year, knowing how your money is being spent is essential to getting your financial situation under control and avoiding financial disaster. Contrary to popular belief, makingRead More →

Google profits from ads promoting ‘instant’ money and loans delivered ‘faster than pizza’ despite pledging to protect users from ‘deceptive and harmful’ financial products. The adverts were shown to people in the UK who searched for terms such as “quick money now” and “need financial help” and directed users toRead More →

To illustrate the history of racism in banking, here’s a look at the rise and fall of Freedman’s Savings Bank, according to information from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. In 1865 the Civil War ended and the 13th Amendment abolished slavery. At that time, Congress recognized thatRead More →

Child tax credit expiration likely pushes 97,000 New Jersey children back into poverty For immediate release On the one-year anniversary of the US bailout taking effect, new state-level data released by the Economic Security Project highlights how nearly 100,000 New Jersey children were likely pushed into poverty when the expandedRead More →

The Scottish National Investment Bank has partnered with Black Professionals Scotland (BPS) to support black ethnic minority professionals across Scotland. The Bank will strive to provide greater professional opportunities to members of the black community through its partnership with BPS, including an internship program. BPS, founded by Enoch Adeyemi, equipsRead More →

The former Scottish National Investment Bank chief executive has released a statement explaining why she abruptly quit the job. Throughout the week, Finance Secretary Kate Forbes and Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon faced questions about why Eilidh Mactaggart left office. During Prime Minister’s Questions, Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross (below) claimedRead More →