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Brexit taking 'considerable bite' out of banking jobs

A recruitment firm has warned that Brexit uncertainty is taking a "considerable bite" out of banking jobs in the UK, The Scotsman reports.

Published 11 December 2018

Stephen Oates: The gift of giving may not be tax free

Stephen Oates, tax director at French Duncan, warns that business owners should take care that they don't make employees liable for additional tax and National Insurance by giving gifts at Christmas.

Published 11 December 2018

Barclays to allow customers to 'turn off' certain types of spending

Barclays has become the first UK high street bank to allow customers to "turn off" spending with certain types of retailers.

Published 11 December 2018

Perthshire holiday resort secures £1m finance package from HSBC

A luxury holiday lodge and bistro resort in Carse of Gowrie is set to expand after securing a £1 million finance package from HSBC.

Published 11 December 2018

Anderson Anderson & Brown secures £4m from Barclays for expansion

Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) has secured a £4 million funding package from Barclays to support the firm as it seeks to expand its national and international footprint.

Published 11 December 2018

Plans for Scottish stock exchange move forward with Euronext partnership

Plans to launch a Scottish stock exchange next year have moved forward after the company behind the project, Bourse Scot Ltd, agreed a partnership with an established European stock market operator.

Published 11 December 2018

UK government cracks down on abuse of Scottish Limited Partnerships

The UK government has announced new measures aimed at preventing criminals abusing Scottish Limited Partnerships (SLPs) to launder dirty money.

Published 10 December 2018

RSM promotes Connor Agnew and Fiona Duncan to director

Business advisory firm RSM UK has announced the appointment of Connor Agnew and Fiona Duncan as directors in its Edinburgh and Glasgow offices.

Published 10 December 2018

Partners at Grant Thornton see profits fall by eight per cent

Partners at Grant Thornton saw their average distributable profit fall by eight per cent to £373,000 in the year ending June 2018, new figures reveal.

Published 10 December 2018

KPMG appointed administrators of construction firm Carbon Dynamic

Blair Nimmo and Geoff Jacobs of KPMG have been appointed joint administrators of Invergordon construction firm Carbon Dynamic.

Published 10 December 2018

Grant Thornton warns businesses to expect stricter enforcement of tax evasion law

Scottish businesses should prepare for a stricter enforcement of the Criminal Finances Act 2017 next year, Grant Thornton has warned.

Published 10 December 2018

Royal Bank of Scotland: Scottish business growth slowed in November

Business growth slowed in Scotland in November to the weakest rate in eight months, according to new analysis from Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 10 December 2018

Alan Gordon: Challengers create lending circles offering up to £10m

Alan Gordon, principal commercial partner in the Glasgow North office of DM Hall Chartered Surveyors, considers the opportunities that challenger banks provide to the commercial property sector.

Published 10 December 2018

Johnston Carmichael helps seven Scottish distilleries take advantage of tax relief

Johnston Carmichael has revealed that its capital allowances team advised on £100 million of new distillery developments across Scotland over the past year.

Published 10 December 2018

Wheatley secures £76m from Scottish Widows for 700 new affordable homes

Housing, care and property management group Wheatley has secured a ground-breaking investment of £76.5 million that will enable it to build hundreds of new affordable homes.

Published 10 December 2018