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Brewin Dolphin boosts Glasgow office with double leadership promotion

Wealth manager Brewin Dolphin has announced two senior promotions at its Glasgow-based office with Alan Harvey and Elaine Smith being named as divisional directors.

Published 28 February 2020

Climate change start-up Pawprint secures £580k from investors

A group of 50 angel investors have provided £580,000 of funding to Edinburgh-based climate change tech start-up Pawprint.

Published 28 February 2020

Interserve Construction appoints George Restall as finance director

George Restall has been appointed as finance director of Interserve Group Limited, the international support services, construction and equipment group.

Published 28 February 2020

SIMEC Atlantis finance chief Andrew Dagley steps down

Andrew Dagley, the finance chief of Edinburgh-based tidal power company SIMEC Atlantis, has stepped down after taking up the role in August 2017.

Published 28 February 2020

EY: Scotland's population slowdown threatens future growth

The Scottish economy is predicted to grow by 0.8% GVA in 2020 and subsequently narrow the growth gap between Scotland and the UK by 2022, according to the EY Scottish ITEM Club 2020 Forecast published today.

Published 28 February 2020

RSM partners with Turing Fest to support Scottish tech start-ups

Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM is once again collaborating with Turing Fest on the NextGen Founders network, to bring Scottish tech startups, partners and investors together to build, grow and lead.

Published 28 February 2020

Hurricane Energy finance chief Alistair Stobie resigns

Alistair Stobie, the chief financial officer of Hurricane Energy Plc, has resigned.

Published 28 February 2020

Chris Divito: We need graduates who can help clients shrug off career bumps

Financial services graduates must have the skills to deliver security to clients facing multiple career changes due to the changing 21st-century employment landscape, Chris Divito from Edinburgh Napier University has warned.

Published 28 February 2020

Self-employed to be hit by IR35 tax legislation changes

The UK government has destroyed hopes among the self-employed that it would reconsider a crackdown on tax avoidance linked to off-payroll workers.

Published 28 February 2020

Stock markets catch cold as Coronavirus fears spread

Stock markets around the world are suffering their worst week since the global financial crisis of 2008, as fears over the impact of the coronavirus continue to hold investors hostage.

Published 28 February 2020

Scottish small firms remain ambitious despite lack of access to finance

Half of the small companies in Scotland have insufficient access to funding, according to the latest Small Report 2020 by Small Business Britain.

Published 28 February 2020

Bank of Scotland releases new polymer £20 notes

Eagle-eyed shoppers will start to see the new £20 Bank of Scotland polymer note as it officially enters circulation.

Published 28 February 2020

Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards highlight success of Scottish enterprises

A 500-strong froup of Edinburgh’s business leaders acclaimed 16 organisations and leaders for their outstanding achievements during the past year at the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Business Awards yesterday. 

Published 28 February 2020

Fintech business leader named Rising Star at 2020 AccelerateHER Awards

Monika Ohashi, CIO of Edinburgh-based fintech business PolyDigi Tech, was named as this year’s Rising Star at the 2020 AccelerateHER Awards. The award recognises a female company founder with a great early-stage business idea.

Published 28 February 2020

Residential super prime market expands in Scotland

New residential research from Savills has revealed the growing strength of the super prime market in Scotland.

Published 28 February 2020