Customers at HSBC and Santander are to share a multimillion-pound windfall after the two banks were forced to pay back overdraft fees.
Santander has bought a majority stake in a UK fintech firm for £350 million as it looks to boost growth through new ventures.
The UK business of Santander took a major hit from the PPI mis-selling scandal as profits dipped in the first nine months of the year.
The administrators of McGill have said the “level and timing” of distributions to unsecured creditors in the former Dundee building services firm remains unclear.
Scottish MPs have said communities across the country are becoming "cash-free against their will" as the result of consistent bank closures.
The dream of owning a home is dying for many young people as property prices overtake average salaries.
Bank bosses have been urged to put their heads together and consider the creation of rural hubs in an effort to help local communities struggling against a tide of closures.
Dundee building firm McGill and Co was denied a loan and had a bank overdraft suspended before the firm went into administration.
North East Fife MP Stephen Gethins has called for a meeting with Santander after its St Andrews branch was among 140 across the UK to be earmarked for closure.
Santander banks in Angus and Fife are on a 140-branch nationwide closure hitlist.