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Apparent breaches found in KPMG’s Carillion audit investigation

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has indicated that rule breaches have been discovered in its investigation into KPMG’s audits of collapsed contractor Carillion.

Published 22 September 2020

Golf professional Jon Wiggett given jail time over tax fraud

The owner of a Highland golf club has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for stealing more than £150,000 in tax.

Published 22 September 2020

Maya Capital buys Glasgow's landmark Guildhall Office for £30m

Specialist real estate investment firm Maya Capital has acquired the landmark Guildhall office building in Queen Street in Glasgow for £30 million. 

Published 22 September 2020

HOKO plans for UK expansion following six-figure investment

Glasgow-based residential architecture start-up HOKO is set to begin an ambitious UK expansion plan after securing £400,000 in funding from investors.

Published 22 September 2020

activpayroll appoints Steve Callaghan as non-executive director and chairman

Aberdeen-based global payroll and tax compliance specialist activpayroll has announced the appointment of Steve Callaghan as a non-executive director and chairman.

Published 22 September 2020

Developers team up to acquire Haymarket Yards site for £1.62m

London & Scottish Developments, the development arm of London & Scottish Property Investment Management (LSPIM), has teamed up with GSS Developments to acquire a disused site on a former railway goods yard at Haymarket station for £1.62 million.

Published 22 September 2020

RBS launches new 3% savings account

The Royal Bank of Scotland is launching a new savings account with the highest rate of interest to be introduced by a UK bank this year.

Published 22 September 2020

Calnex set to become first Scottish group to float in London for two years as BGF becomes investor

Scottish telecoms technology company Calnex Solutions is set to be the first Scottish group to float in London for more than two years as BGF announced that it is investing in the company. 

Published 22 September 2020

Home and motor insurance markets need significant reform to protect consumer, says FCA

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said that the home and motor insurance markets require significant reform, as it today set out proposals to tackle concerns about general insurance pricing.

Published 22 September 2020

Scottish savers earn HMRC 'Help to Save' bonus

Savers across Scotland who hold an HMRC Help to Save account have benefitted from their first bonus payment.

Published 22 September 2020

NatWest launches new green initiatives to help customers tackle climate change

Royal Bank of Scotland owner NatWest has launched a package of new initiatives to encourage customers to take control of their carbon emissions.

Published 22 September 2020

A quarter of UK's top earners are migrants, HMRC data reveals

Almost a quarter of the best-paid people in the UK are immigrants, according to analysis of tax returns collected by HMRC.

Published 22 September 2020

And finally... all shook up

Brewdog has failed in a legal fight with Elvis Presley’s estate over the name of one of its beers, The Times reports.

Published 22 September 2020

Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP establishes new family business specialist team

Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB) has announced the establishment of a specialist team dedicated to supporting family businesses.

Published 21 September 2020

Jim Pettigrew appointed chair of Scottish Ballet board of directors

Financial services veteran Jim Pettigrew has been appointed as chair of Scottish Ballet's board of directors.

Published 21 September 2020