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M&G Prudential to cut number of Stirling jobs by 84

M&G Prudential has today announced that its five-year digital transformation plan will reduce its staff numbers by 84.

Published 23 August 2019

Edinburgh fintech Money Dashboard raises over £4.6 million

Edinburgh-based personal finance app Money Dashboard has raised over £4.6 million to allow the fintech to triple its staff numbers.

Published 23 August 2019

Clyde & Co to transfer Edinburgh private client practice to Gillespie Macandrew

Clyde & Co has entered into an agreement to transfer its Edinburgh-based private client practice to Gillespie Macandrew LLP with effect from 2 September 2019.

Published 23 August 2019

GS Group buys I&D Insurance Services

Insurance firm GS Group has announced that it is to acquire I&D Insurance Services at the beginning of next month.

Published 23 August 2019

Eddie Stobart shares suspended as chief executive leaves amid £2m discrepancy

Shares in transport company Eddie Stobart have been suspended and its chief executive has left after a £2 million accounting discrepancy.

Published 23 August 2019

PPI claims increase due to looming deadline

The number of people claiming Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) compensation has increased this week ahead of next week's deadline.

Published 23 August 2019

Glasgow University to make slave trade reparations

The University of Glasgow has agreed to pay back £20 million after revelations that it benefited from the slave trade.

Published 23 August 2019

And finally... Tourists face fines and prison time for beach souvenirs

Two French tourists who removed 40kg of sand from Sardinian beaches could face up to six years in prison.

Published 23 August 2019

French Duncan appointed provisional liquidator at Viking Mead

Brian Milne of French Duncan has been appointed provisional liquidator of a Scottish mead producer which ceased trading this month.

Published 22 August 2019

Scottish Gas HQ in Edinburgh sold to bank for £27m

The headquarters of Scottish Gas has been sold to the Bank of London and The Middle East (BLME) for around £27 million.

Published 22 August 2019

Scottish Budget must deliver certainty, competitiveness and confidence says retail consortium

Ahead of this week's Scottish Budget, the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has called for business taxes to be reduced to boost the retail industry.

Published 22 August 2019

Executive pay 117 times higher than average employee

Despite pay cuts, chief executives continue to earn 117 times more than the average full-time employee in the UK, a new report has found.

Published 22 August 2019

Breedon to leave Jersey for UK for tax purposes

Construction materials supplier Breedon has announced its intention to move the tax domicile of the group from Jersey to the United Kingdom.

Published 22 August 2019

Irish businesses exposed to Brexit are putting themselves at risk over foreign currency

Several Irish companies which deal in foreign currency are putting themselves at financial risk due to a lack of appropriate hedging in their organisations, according to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Ireland.

Published 22 August 2019

Productivity rates in Scotland are among the highest in UK

Scotland has been identified as one of the most productive areas in Britain, according to a study at Durham University.

Published 22 August 2019