IoD Scotland director of the year awards honour Scotland's top business leaders

Scotland’s top directors were celebrated last night at the Institute of Directors Scotland director of the Year Awards, held at the Hilton DoubleTree in Glasgow.

Published 24 May 2019

Monster win as Loch Ness firm named UK small business of 2019

Fifty year-old firm Cruise Loch Ness has been named the UK Small Business of 2019 at last night's Federation of Small Businesses’ (FSB) annual awards.

Published 24 May 2019

Blog: One year on but GDPR duties continue

Although many organisations breathed a sigh of relief when they got their house in order for the arrival of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018, the reality is that compliance continues to be an ongoing task, writes Gillian MacLellan, partner at law firm CMS.

Published 24 May 2019

Poor payment performance ‘still widespread’, finds Scottish construction industry survey

The Scottish Government has failed to prevent SMEs in the construction supply chain from suffering from poor payment performance, according to a new industry survey.

Published 24 May 2019

ONS: Retail spending flat

UK retail sales stalled in April despite warmer weather boosting clothing sales, official data released to has shown.

Published 24 May 2019

Calls to protect 50,000 children from rising tide of poverty in Scotland

Without action, 50,000 more children will enter poverty in Scotland between 2017/18 and 2023/24, equivalent to 750 more children each month, 170 more children each week and 25 more children each day entering relative poverty over this time.

Published 24 May 2019

And finally... Facebook likes idea of its own crypto currency

Social media giant Facebook is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency next year, according to reports.

Published 24 May 2019

Aberdeen Standard Investments exchanges contract on 4-8 St Andrew Square in landmark deal

KanAm Grund Group has exchanged contracts to acquire 4-8 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, part of a substantial mixed use asset assembled by Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) and developed by them in conjunction with Peveril Securities.

Published 23 May 2019

Nucleus sets out advisers’ capacity issues with latest census

Nucleus, the Edinburgh-based adviser built wrap platform has today launched the latest edition of its annual adviser census, showing advisers are struggling with capacity issues as they take on more clients while finding less time available to service them.

Published 23 May 2019

St. James’s Place to provide financial advisor career guidance for women in Glasgow

St. James’s Place Wealth Management is hosting a free-to-attend event aimed at exploring the ever-increasing career opportunities for women in financial advice and wealth management, by hosting an open evening in Glasgow.

Published 23 May 2019