Legal & General opens consultation for £50m Princes Street hotel and leisure ‘hub’ plans

An online pre-application consultation (PAC) is under way regarding design proposals for a new hotel and leisure ‘hub’ redevelopment of the Debenhams store on Edinburgh’s Princes Street.

Published 18 September 2020

Scottish government announce help for high growth start-ups

High growth start-up companies and university spinout projects will receive grants from the Scottish government to help them grow in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 18 September 2020

RBS: Small businesses remain optimistic despite difficult August

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) remain optimistic for long term recovery despite a dip in growth during August, according to latest edition of the Royal Bank of Scotland Small Business PMI report.

Published 18 September 2020

Savills report Edinburgh market fundamentals remain strong despite uncertainty

The UK regional office market will see rents remain stable despite lower levels of take-up due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from Savills.

Published 18 September 2020

Easedale family hatch £20m restoration plan for Glasgow's Watt Brothers store

The landmark former Watt Brothers department store in Glasgow has been purchased by Sandy and James Easdale in a rejuvenation plan expected to cost more than £20 million.

Published 18 September 2020

£50bn worth of UK banknotes unaccounted for

The National Audit Office (NAO) has said that £50 billion worth of banknotes in circulation are "missing".

Published 18 September 2020

Susan Dunlop: Scotland’s resilient food and drink sector faces an uncertain year ahead

To mark the end of Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight, Susan Dunlop shares a few thoughts on the prospects for the industry in the coming months with uncertainty dominating.

Published 18 September 2020

And finally... flight of fancy

An airline which offered a one-off "flight to nowhere" has reported that tickets sold out within 10 minutes.

Published 18 September 2020

Aberdeen Smaller Companies Income Trust reports 'relative outperformance'

The Aberdeen Smaller Companies Income Trust PLC has reported "relative outperformance" despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 17 September 2020

Deloitte fined record £15m by watchdog over audit failures

Big Four audit firm Deloitte has been slapped with a record £15 million fine by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in connection with failures in its audit of Autonomy.

Published 17 September 2020