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Scottish Government confirms loans for farmers in remote rural areas

The Scottish Government has announced that loans have been offered to hill and upland farmers and crofters to provide them with financial support and certainty in the New Year.

Published 13 December 2019

Financial and business services respond to election results

Following the announcement of a majority Conservative government, various financial and business services in the UK have given their response. 

Published 13 December 2019

W.L Gore & Associates posts £23m pre-tax profits

Livingston-based W.L Gore & Associates (UK) Limited has announced that the company is seeing steady growth as it reported a pre-tax operating profit of £23.1 million for the year ended 31 March 2018.

Published 13 December 2019

Nairn's posts profits growth as it plans for Brexit

Edinburgh-based Oatcake maker Nairn's has made £4.8 million in pre-tax profits in the year to May 25, an increase on the £3.8m made in the preceding period, a welcome result as the company prepares for Brexit.

Published 13 December 2019

Paysend extends worldwide footprint with expansion into Asia

Paysend, the UK-based fintech business, has expanded its global reach by launching its money transfers service to Japan and South Korea.

Published 13 December 2019

Armadilla reaches £2m turnover thanks to health guru Jason Vale

English TV health guru Jason Vale is one of the new clients who have helped to drive Midlothian glamping pod company Armadilla to reach a turnover of £2 million.

Published 13 December 2019

Dundee city centre faces triage of restaurant closures

Dundee sushi restaurant Kobee, located on Dock Street, is the latest in a triage of restaurants in Dundee's city centre to close its doors in recent weeks.

Published 13 December 2019

H. Samuel Dundee store to close its doors

Dundee jewellery store H. Samuel is to close down after more than a century of trading.

Published 13 December 2019

Edinburgh Napier University awarded funding to establish construction tech laboratory

Edinburgh Napier University has received a funding gift from Trimble to establish a state-of-the-art technology lab for architecture, engineering and construction (AEC).

Published 13 December 2019

FRC’s Josephine Jackson appointed to IAASB Board

The International Auditing & Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has appointed the Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC) Josephine Jackson to its board.

Published 13 December 2019

And finally... Home a-loan

The damage caused in the movie Home Alone would have cost almost £9,000 to fix, according to research.

Published 13 December 2019

KPMG cuts partners' pay as profits fall

KPMG has cut the average pay of each of its 621 equity partners by £52,000 after the firm experienced a decline in profits.

Published 12 December 2019

Innis & Gunn crowdfunding campaign tops £2m

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn is well on the way to building the largest major brewery in Edinburgh for over 150 years as it’s ‘Beer Money’ crowdfunding campaign sails past the crucial £2 million mark.

Published 12 December 2019

Coventry Building Society blunder exaggerated financial strength for 11 years

Coventry Building Society has released a statement which admits the society's exaggeration of its financial strength for the last 11 years due to a calculation error.

Published 12 December 2019

St James's Place Wealth Management acquires Linlithgow financial firm

St James's Place Wealth Management (SJP) has today announced its acquisition of the Linlithgow-based financial advice firm Policy Services Ltd (PSL).

Published 12 December 2019