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Boss of over-performing Standard Life Investments fund to Legget

Edinburgh-based Standard Life Investments’ UK equity manager Ed Legget is to move on, the wealth manager has confirmed.

Published 23 June 2015

Glasgow Council facing £103m budget shortfall

Glasgow City Council has unveiled a programme of cuts to save £103 million over 2016/17 and 2017/18.

Published 23 June 2015

Most Scots first-time buyers opting for houses over flats -Clydesdale

New research from the Clydesdale Bank has shown that 63 per cent of first time buyers in Scotland are now setting their sights on owning a house rather than a flat.

Published 23 June 2015

Western Isles & Highland councils consider affordable homes pension fund investments

Comhairle nan Eilean Siarhas agreed to explore the possibility of investing a portion of the pension fund it shares with The Highland Council in building social and affordable housing.

Published 23 June 2015

'Vintage year' for law firm Pinsent Masons in Scotland as firm's global turnover rises

Lawyers Pinsent Masons has announced preliminary details of its unaudited financial results for FY14/15 showing that the  firm achieved global turnover of £362.2 million, up 12 per cent on FY13/14, while profit per equity partner increased to £538,000.

Published 22 June 2015

Business Briefs - June 22

Highland Spring in £20m expansion

Published 22 June 2015

Gang blows-up another Aberdeen ATM as criminal trend continues

Police are investigating after thieves blew open an Aberdeen city centre ATM machine in the early hours of Saturday morning in front of astonished onlookers.

Published 22 June 2015

Travelodge reveals £100m Scottish portfolio expansion

Budget hotel chain Travelodge has announced plans for a £100 million expansion of its Scottish business.

Published 22 June 2015

Two-thirds of Scots businesses not managing their contracts effectively, say lawyers Brodies

Almost 66 per cent of Scottish businesses are putting themselves at risk of missing deadlines, wasting money on outdated commercial agreements, or being forced into expensive litigation because they are not managing their contracts effectively, according to a survey carried out by law firm Brodies LLP.

Published 22 June 2015

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