GS Group buys I&D Insurance Services

Insurance firm GS Group has announced that it is to acquire I&D Insurance Services at the beginning of next month.

Published 23 August 2019

Eddie Stobart shares suspended as chief executive leaves amid £2m discrepancy

Shares in transport company Eddie Stobart have been suspended and its chief executive has left after a £2 million accounting discrepancy.

Published 23 August 2019

PPI claims increase due to looming deadline

The number of people claiming Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) compensation has increased this week ahead of next week's deadline.

Published 23 August 2019

Glasgow University to make slave trade reparations

The University of Glasgow has agreed to pay back £20 million after revelations that it benefited from the slave trade.

Published 23 August 2019

And finally... Tourists face fines and prison time for beach souvenirs

Two French tourists who removed 40kg of sand from Sardinian beaches could face up to six years in prison.

Published 23 August 2019

Executive pay 117 times higher than average employee

Despite pay cuts, chief executives continue to earn 117 times more than the average full-time employee in the UK, a new report has found.

Published 22 August 2019

Breedon to leave Jersey for UK for tax purposes

Construction materials supplier Breedon has announced its intention to move the tax domicile of the group from Jersey to the United Kingdom.

Published 22 August 2019

Irish businesses exposed to Brexit are putting themselves at risk over foreign currency

Several Irish companies which deal in foreign currency are putting themselves at financial risk due to a lack of appropriate hedging in their organisations, according to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Ireland.

Published 22 August 2019

Productivity rates in Scotland are among the highest in UK

Scotland has been identified as one of the most productive areas in Britain, according to a study at Durham University.

Published 22 August 2019

RBS funds purchase of Moness Resort in Perthshire

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has financially supported Perth-based company J&S McKenzie's purchase of Moness Resort and Aberfeldy Caravan Park.

Published 22 August 2019