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McClure Naismith in takeover talks as speculation mounts about firm's future

Following months of speculation about the financial state of McClure Naismith, it has emerged the firm is in talks to be taken over.

Published 17 August 2015

Get ready for SRIT part I: what does it all mean?

Ian McCall is a Partner at Deloitte

Published 17 August 2015

Superfast broadband on the way for hundreds more Angus homes

Hundreds more homes and businesses in Angus will be next to benefit from the arrival of high-speed fibre broadband – in the latest phase of the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme.

Published 17 August 2015

Lack of homes for sale makes east coast a seller’s market -ESPC

Latest figures have revealed that the East Central Scotland housing market remains in favour of the seller as less properties are being put forward for sale.

Published 17 August 2015

Deloitte boss looks to set up Scottish digital hub

The head of Deloitte in Scotland wants to set up a digital hub to help the accountancy firm’s clients across the UK make better use of online technology.

Published 17 August 2015

Scottish motorists to get £2.5 million electric car boost

A new £2.5 million fund will give Scottish motorists access to an interest-free loan of up to £50,000 for electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles.

Published 17 August 2015

Permanent job vacancies rise at slowest pace for 26 months

The recovery in Scotland’s labour market continued into the second half of 2015, though there were signs of the upturn slowing, the latest Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs has shown.

Published 17 August 2015

SRC calls for government action to stem Scotland's retail decline

Scottish retailers have called for action from "government at all levels" to arrest the decline in footfall on the nation’s high streets and the rising number of vacant shops.

Published 17 August 2015

Calculus Capital invests £2.1m in capital's Synpromics

Private equity fund manager Calculus Capital has invested £2.1 million in Edinburgh-based synthetic biology firm Synpromics.

Published 14 August 2015

Edinburgh Trams lose just £450,000

Edinburgh’s controversial trams system lost less during its first months of operation than has previously been anticipated.

Published 14 August 2015

People want pensions to be taxed like ISAs – PwC

New research from PwC has revealed that people want their pensions to be treated more like Individual Savings Accounts.

Published 14 August 2015

Aberdeen commercial property sales surge to three-year high

The value of commercial property transactions in Aberdeen reached £201million in the second quarter of 2015, a three-year high for the Granite City.

Published 14 August 2015

Edinburgh business leaders urged to back £1bn city region deal bid

Business leaders throughout Edinburgh and the South East of Scotland are being urged to pledge their support for a proposal designed to accelerate growth in the region.

Published 14 August 2015

RBS retail boss defends bank’s choice to ditch teaser rates

The head of retail banking at Royal Bank of Scotland has come out in defence of the 73 per cent taxpayer-owned lender’s decision to end promotional, or ‘teaser’ rates on their financial products.

Published 14 August 2015