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Azets comes top for expertise and service in charity auditor awards

Accountancy firm Azets has been ranked first for expertise and quality of service in the Charity Finance Audit Survey 2020, with 96% of respondents rating Azets as ‘good’ – respondents were given a rating choice of good, average or poor.

Published 4 December 2020

Lloyds reintroduces 10% mortgages

Bank of Scotland owner Lloyds Banking Group has announced that it is reintroducing 10% deposit mortgage deals after COVID-19 crisis saw banks and building societies cut such deals from their offerings.

Published 4 December 2020

Ian McMonagle: Employers can still play Santa, but they need to be aware of tax implications

Ian McMonagle, tax specialist at Russell & Russell Business Advisors, discusses the tax options for employers to consider when it comes to celebrating Christmas.

Published 4 December 2020

Miller Hendry announces promotions and new appointments in Dundee and Perth

Tayside solicitors and estate agents Miller Hendry has announced promotions and new appointments to its teams in Dundee and Crieff.

Published 4 December 2020

AJ Bell sees profits rise by almost a third despite COVID-19

AJ Bell, one of the UK's largest investment platforms, has seen its profits rise by almost a third despite the economic uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 4 December 2020

Barclays provides £1m funding for Glasgow's Tradeston Bridge improvements

Glasgow City Council has approved funding of £1.2 million to deliver improvements to Tradeston Bridge and the public realm at Tradeston.

Published 4 December 2020

Scottish Government confirms discussions on windfall tax

The Scottish Government has confirmed it has entered discussions with the UK Government over Scottish Green proposals for a windfall tax on companies that have greatly increased profits during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 4 December 2020

Turnover at Gillespie Macandrew reaches £14m

Gillespie Macandrew has seen turnover increase by eight per cent after the expansion of two of its teams this year.

Published 4 December 2020

Clyde Gateway announces £3.2m sale of industrial unit at East business park

Clyde Gateway has completed the £3.2 million sale of a prime industrial investment at its Clyde Gateway East business park.

Published 4 December 2020

BoE ordered to find £50bn of missing bank notes

The Bank of England (BoE) has been asked to find out who is in possession of £50 billion of missing sterling banknotes.

Published 4 December 2020

Apropos: Scotland enjoys a property boom since lockdown began

Scotland has enjoyed a boom in the property market since the lockdown began in March according to property firm Apropos by DJ Alexander.

Published 4 December 2020

Greenshoots: Young Spirits unveils new whisky to support conservation charity

Edinburgh-based bottling and spirits business Young Spirits has launched its first single cask whisky, Uhuru, which is Swahili for freedom.

Published 4 December 2020

Shopper footfall plunges in Scotland in November, SRC data finds

Shopper footfall in Scotland plunged last month decreasing by 39.7% year on year in November, according to the latest data from the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC).

Published 4 December 2020

November new car registrations decline -27.4% as English lockdown takes toll

The UK new car market again saw a decline last month as registrations in November fell -27.4% year-on-year, or 42,840 units, according to the latest figures published today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Published 4 December 2020

And finally… Do as I say, not as I do

A mayor who flew off on holiday by private jet urged residents to stay at home – in a video recorded from a beach resort.

Published 4 December 2020