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‘Gap between Scotland’s richest and poorest ever widening’

The gap between Scotland’s most wealthy and most poor is widening, according to two of the country’s leading economists.

Published 18 June 2015

Lawyers Thorntons announce latest merger

A Dundee-based law firm, with local offices across the East of Scotland, has announced plans to merge with a prominent Angus practice – expanding its reach into the north of the County.

Published 18 June 2015

ESPC become first Scottish property portal to offer school catchment search

ESPC has announced that its website is now the only property portal in Scotland offering the ability to search for homes by school catchment areas.

Published 18 June 2015

New president appointed at Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce

Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce has appointed a new president.

Published 18 June 2015

Work starts on new Anderson Anderson Brown office complex

Construction work has started on Aberdeen-based accountants Anderson Anderson Brown's (AAB) new office complex, located on the Prime Four business park at Kingswells west of the Granite City.

Published 18 June 2015

Fife credit union worker faces jail over £80,000 embezzlement

A “trusted” member of staff who embezzled almost £80,000 from the Fife credit union where she worked is facing jail.

Published 18 June 2015

Britain’s first private bank for three decades opens its doors

Hampden & Co., the Edinburgh-based private bank founded by industry veteran Ray Entwistle in 2011, has finally opened its doors.

Published 18 June 2015

Credit unions bid for £4m development fund

A total of 69 credit unions, from across Britain and Northern Ireland, are bidding for funding from the Lloyds Banking Group Credit Union Development Fund.

Published 17 June 2015

Business Briefs - June 17

Union Street masterplan revealed

Published 17 June 2015

Scots local authorities still owed £100m in unpaid council tax

Almost £100 million in council tax bills went unpaid across Scotland last year, according to new data.

Published 17 June 2015

RBS hit by new IT debacle as 600,000 payments fail

Royal Bank of Scotland has suffered yet another IT disaster after around 600,000 payments into its customer’s accounts failed to go through.

Published 17 June 2015

New record high for female employment

Figures published today show that 2,624,000 people in Scotland were in work between February and April, an increase of 53,000 compared to the same period in 2014 and 14,000 compared to the last quarter.

Published 17 June 2015

Blog: Back to the future? Property tax in Scotland

Bob Mowat is a consultant specialising in rating in the Edinburgh office of DM Hall Chartered Surveyors.

Published 17 June 2015

FirstGroup boss has pay slashed

The boss of Aberdeen-based transport giant FirstGroup has suffered a 17 per cent cut in his controversial £2 million total pay package.

Published 17 June 2015

Oldco Rangers liquidators to pay creditors £10m with £1.4m going to new chairman King

Dave King, chairman of the new Rangers Football Club is to receive £1.4 million next month from the liquidator of the non-defunct original club.

Published 17 June 2015