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KPMG secures sale of Penman MW Limited

The future of Penman MW Limited has been secured administrators from KPMG secured the sale of the trading business to commercial vehicle builder, Martin Williams (Hull) Limited.

Published 14 February 2020

Alison Rose: Building a purpose-led bank

In a speech delivered by today to Royal Bank of Scotland customers, colleagues and other stakeholders, Alison Rose, CEO of RBS discusses her plans to "build a purpose-led bank".

Published 14 February 2020

Aegon profits increase by £12m

Edinburgh-based financial services provider Aegon UK has posted full-year earnings of £122 million for 2019, a £12m rise from 2018.

Published 14 February 2020

Scottish Building Society launches loan package to support entrepreneurs

A tailored mortgage to help Scots entrepreneurs on to the property ladder has been launched by Scottish Building Society (SBS).

Published 14 February 2020

Gordon Deane: Victory for bank customers in debt transfer case

Gordon Deane, partner at Balfour + Mason, discusses the English case where borrowers were successful in challenging the validity of a loan transfer from one bank to another.

Published 14 February 2020

Stephen Cowan: A quick guide to Scottish debt recovery

Stephen Cowan, managing director of Yuill + Kyle, provides information on the Scottish Debt Recovery system.

Published 14 February 2020

Scottish SMEs plan to invest £71m in business as Brexit uncertainty ceases

Scottish businesses are planning a £71 million investment boost over the next two years as Brexit uncertainty ends, according to a new survey from finance specialist Together.

Published 14 February 2020

Scotland has highest level of female-run businesses

Scotland has the highest level of women in business across the UK, according to new data from tech company UENI.

Published 14 February 2020

Bank of Scotland raises £112.5k for Mental Health UK

Bank of Scotland has raised £112,590 for Mental Health UK after auctioning off valuable versions of its upcoming £20 Polymer banknote.

Published 14 February 2020

Frontier IP increases stake in Celerum

Frontier IP, a specialist in commercialising intellectual property, has raised its equity stake in portfolio company Celerum Limited from 10% to 33.8%.

Published 14 February 2020

Whisky producer Pernod Ricard cuts profits forecast amid coronavirus fears

Pernod Ricard, the owner of Chivas Brothers, has issued a profit warning in light of the business risks in China stemming from the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Published 14 February 2020

State of the Economy report reveals Brexit's impact on Scotland

Brexit uncertainty resulted in significantly lower growth for the Scottish economy in 2019, the Scottish Government's State of the Economy report has found.

Published 14 February 2020

Unity Trust Bank appoints RBS veteran John Copping as regional director for North

Unity Trust Bank has appointed former RBS head of corporate transactions John Copping as its new regional director for North.

Published 14 February 2020

And finally... gone phishing

The Puerto Rico government has lost $2.6 million after falling for an email phishing scam.

Published 14 February 2020

Wylie & Bisset's charities team head Jenny Simpson appointed to new SORP Committee

Jenny Simpson, partner and head of Wylie & Bisset’s charities team, has been re-appointed to the advisory committee that oversees the rules for how charities across the UK and Ireland report on their finances.

Published 13 February 2020