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Serious organised crime strategy to target emerging trends

The Scottish government is taking an "innovative approach" to tackling more than 230 serious organised crime groups (SOCGs) operating in the country, according to Justice Secretary Michael Matheson.

Published 22 June 2015

Campbell Dallas pair appointed Arches administrators

Derek Forsyth and David Hunter, partners at accountants Campbell Dallas have been appointed joint administrators of Arches Theatre and Arches Retail Company Limited, which operate the famous arts and entertainment venue located in Glasgow city centre.

Published 22 June 2015

More and more mortgages projected past retirement age of 65 -CML

Over a third of new mortgages being taken out today will extend beyond the borrower’s 65thbirthday, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).

Published 22 June 2015

Campbell Dallas scoops double win at Scottish Accountancy Awards

Independent Scottish accountancy firm Campbell Dallas has scooped a double win at the annual Scottish Accountancy & Finance Awards 2015.

Published 22 June 2015

Scottish construction sector confidence continues to rise

Confidence within the Scottish construction industry has hit a seven year high, according to latest industry data.

Published 22 June 2015

Johnston Carmichael restructuring team scoops 'Insolvency Team of the Year' award

Accountancy and business advisory firm, Johnston Carmichael, was been named as Insolvency Team of the Year at the 2015 Scottish Accountancy and Finance Awards last night.

Published 19 June 2015

Edinburgh Council’s bailed-out property arm posts return to profit

Edinburgh Council’s development arm has posted its highest profits since the local authority bailed it out to the tune of £62 million six years ago.

Published 19 June 2015

Energy bill literacy warning for young Scots

Young Scottish bill payers claim they do not fully understand their energy bill or the terms that describe how much energy they use, according to the Energy Saving Trust public opinion tracker UK:Pulse.

Published 19 June 2015

Holyrood to consult on football club right-to-buy

The Scottish government is to launch a "full consultation" on giving football fans the right to buy their club.

Published 19 June 2015

Baillie Gifford leads revolt over Dragon Oil buyout bid

Edinburgh-based fund manager Baillie Gifford has spoken out in opposition to a £3.7billion offer from the Emirates National Oil Company's (Enoc) for Dubai-based Dragon Oil.

Published 19 June 2015

Lloyds chief in call to ‘ring-fence’ high street banks

The chief executive of Edinburgh-based Lloyds Banking Group has spoken out about the need to separate high street and investment banking.

Published 19 June 2015

RBS resolves latest IT disaster

Royal Bank of Scotland has this morning released a statement claiming its latest IT meltdown, that this week left over 600,000 payments into customers accounts in limbo, has been fixed.

Published 19 June 2015

Keith Skeoch to become new Standard Life boss as David Nish steps down

Standard Life has this morning announced that chief executive David Nish is to step down on 5 August after nine years in the position.

Published 19 June 2015

Four men jailed over Edinburgh building contracts corruption scandal

Four men involved in an investigation into the allocation of public building work contracts at theCity of Edinburgh Council have been sentenced to a total of over 13 years imprisonment for corruption and bribery.

Published 18 June 2015

New oil and gas leader warns $60 a barrel is here to stay

The new boss of the UK's oil and gas body has issued a warning that the industry should prepare itself for $60 a barrel oil for the foreseeable future.

Published 18 June 2015