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Central Edinburgh house prices rocket 26 per cent -ESPC

The average price of a house in Edinburgh, Fife and the Lothians has risen by 18 per cent in the last 12 months, while prices in the centre of Edinburgh rocketed by 26 per cent over the same period, according to the latest House Price Report from Capital estate agents ESPC.

Published 19 May 2015

Triodos Bank provides Fife housing association with £5.7m facility

Fife-based Glen Housing Association (GHA) has secured a £5.7 million loan from Triodos Bank.

Published 19 May 2015

Employment stats show job growth continuing, slowly

A new report by the Bank of Scotland shows growth in permanent jobs continuing in Scotland last month, but at the slowest rate for almost two years.

Published 18 May 2015

UK: FCA expected to deliver biggest-ever fine to Barclays

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is expected to issue Barclays with its biggest-ever fine as part of the penalties meted out to banks involved in a currency rigging scandal.

Published 18 May 2015

Appointment: Ian Donaldson - Jumpstart

Former business banker Ian Donaldson has been appointed as client engagement manager dedicated to oil and gas at R&D tax relief specialist Jumpstart.

Published 18 May 2015

RBS provides services to major timber company

The Royal Bank of Scotland and James Donaldson & Sons Ltd (JDS) have forged a new banking relationship that will see RBS provide strategic funding services across the Fife-headquartered JDS Group.

Published 18 May 2015

Michael Howlin QC joins Terra Firma Chambers

Terra Firma Chambers has announced that Michael Howlin QC has joined the stable with immediate effect.

Published 18 May 2015

Rathbones expands into new Glasgow office

Rathbone Investment Management has announced the opening of a new office and "important hub" on Glasgow's Nelson Mandela Place.

Published 18 May 2015

Pre-tax profit increase at troubled Clydesdale Bank

Pre-tax profit at Clydesdale Bank increased 53 per cent to £133 million in the six months to March according to new figures released as the Glasgow-based bank searches for a new owner.

Published 18 May 2015

BrewDog criticised for investor protection provision

A Scottish brewery which is inviting its fans to become shareholders has been criticised for not providing an appropriate level of protection for its investors.

Published 18 May 2015

Business Briefs - May 15

Edinburgh-based Lloyds Banking Group has reported that UK household wealth has grown by £1.5 trillion or 19 per cent over the last year.

Published 15 May 2015

Procurement strategy agreed for £1.13bn Glasgow City Deal

A procurement strategy has been agreed upon to take forward Glasgow’s £1.13 billion City Deal, paving the way for work to proceed on 20 ‘major infrastructure projects’ across the city region over the next 20 years.

Published 15 May 2015

Cabinet job and ennoblement for Poll Tax adviser is “scandalous”, say SNP

A former tax adviser to Margaret Thatcher who played a significant role in creating the infamous Poll Tax has been made a life peer and appointed as under secretary for the Scotland Office in a move that SNP politicians have branded “"scandalous".

Published 15 May 2015

‘My pay deal was only notable because I'm a woman' –Garrett-Cox

Alliance Trust chief executive Katherine Garrett-Cox has claimed that her £1.3m wage is only questioned by her critics because she is a woman.

Published 15 May 2015