Beacon Brooke appoints Jill Armstrong as joint head of accounts

Glasgow-based commercial property management firm Beacon Brooke has appointed Jill Armstrong as head of accounts.

Published 21 November 2019

William Grant & Sons named Scotland's most profitable family business

Scotch whisky distiller William Grant & Sons has been named Scotland's most profitable family business.

Published 21 November 2019

Savills: Scotland's property market improvement signals opportunity for Aberdeen

The Savills Aberdeen and North East Residential report released today has revealed that Aberdeen's housing market is in recovery following the downturn caused by the oil price crash.

Published 21 November 2019

Standard Life Investment's Shires Income posts positive annual results

Shires Income PLC has posted positive annual results seeing a share price total return of +1.1, a Net Asset Value Total Return of +4.7% versus FTSE All-Share Total Return of +4.6%.

Published 21 November 2019

Rettie & Co: Scottish housing market shows resilience in year to date

Analysis by Rettie & Co has highlighted the resilience of Scotland's housing market despite significant and ongoing economic and political uncertainty.

Published 21 November 2019

Gorgie City Farm fundraiser receives £20,000 from mystery contributor

The fundraising appeal launched to save Edinburgh's Gorgie City Farm has received a donation of £20,000 from an anonymous contributor.

Published 21 November 2019

Scottish music industry raised £431m for economy in 2018

The Scottish music industry generated £431 million for the economy in 2018, a report by UK Music has found.

Published 21 November 2019

BCC & Totaljobs: Skills shortages are impacting businesses

The latest Quarterly Recruitment Outlook from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), in partnership with Totaljobs, reveals that almost three-quarters (73%) of businesses who attempted to recruit faced recruitment difficulties in Q3 2019, compared with 64 per cent in Q2.

Published 21 November 2019

UK's social investment market worth £3.5bn

The UK’s social investment market is now worth over £3.5 billion, according to new research conducted for Big Society Capital.

Published 21 November 2019

And finally... finger football

Santander has announced that it has developed a device which enabled blind people to experience football matches through their fingertips.

Published 21 November 2019