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RBS hosts webinar series with business experts to support Scottish firms in post-COVID recovery

The Royal Bank of Scotland is hosting a Q&A webinar with business experts to help Scottish SMEs prepare for the easing of lockdown restrictions and the challenges COVID-19 has created.

Published 3 June 2020

Blair Nimmo: Scotland’s businesses facing uncertainty and liquidity issues

Blair Nimmo, head of restructuring at KPMG UK, details the ways in which Scottish businesses are facing uncertainty and liquidity issues in the current financial climate.

Published 3 June 2020

Aveni secures £520,000 funding deal

Edinburgh-based fintech Aveni has secured seed investment of £520,000 for its ground-breaking video conferencing-based AI technology, which will transform client interaction in financial and professional advice sectors in the new age of ‘digital client service’.

Published 3 June 2020

IoD: 'Student loans' debt system would help ease coronavirus debt burden for UK firms in recovery

A debt repayment system similar to student loans payback schemes where companies only start repaying debt undertaken during the coronavirus crisis once they have turned a profit, has been proposed by the Institute of Directors (IoD) as critical to economic recovery. 

Published 3 June 2020

Standard Life Aberdeen staff to work from home until next year

Standard Life Aberdeen has told the majority of its staff to work from home until the end of this year.

Published 3 June 2020

Employer confidence slowly picks up in Scottish cities

Employer confidence has started to pick back up in some Scottish cities, according to the latest job market data from CV-Library.

Published 3 June 2020

Kris Keane: Emerging from lockdown stronger - four principles for businesses to adopt today

Kris Keane, director at big-four audit firm Deloitte, details how firms can emerge from lockdown stronger than when they entered it.

Published 3 June 2020

HMRC task forces collect £540m in extra tax revenue

HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) specialist ‘task forces’ have collected £540 million in extra tax revenue for the UK authority in the last financial year, according to research by Pinsent Masons.

Published 3 June 2020

Neil Mitchinson: Now is not the time for panic selling

Neil Mitchinson, director of Edinburgh Asset Finance, details why now is not the time for panic selling and ures that firm's let assets take some of the financial strain during the COVID-19 crisis.

Published 3 June 2020

PwC set to reopen offices across England

PwC is set to reopen offices across England with reduced occupancy from June 8.

Published 3 June 2020

More than £100m awarded via Scottish Business Support Fund

Businesses across the country have now been awarded more than £100 million through the Scottish Government Business Support Fund.

Published 3 June 2020

UK households repaid record £7.4bn of debt in April

UK households repaid a record £7.4 billion of unsecured debt in April, according to data published by the Bank of England.

Published 3 June 2020

Tesco finance chief Alan Stewart to retire

Tesco has announced that its chief financial officer Alan Stewart has decided to retire from the company on 30 April 2021.

Published 3 June 2020

BDO takes over audit of Ted Baker

BDO has taken over from KPMG as the auditor of Ted Baker.

Published 3 June 2020

FCA: Insurance firms must consider impact of coronavirus when assessing value of products

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said that insurance firms must consider the impact of coronavirus when assessing the value of their insurance products.

Published 3 June 2020