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Burness Paull sees significant cash injection from partners

Burness Paull has completed a multi-million-pound fundraising round which saw the firm's top equity partners double their capital stakes to £300,000.

Published 2 July 2020

Audit firms introduce measures to improve evaluation of going concern assessments

Since the start of the coronavirus crisis, audit firms across the UK have introduced a range of additional measures to improve their evaluation of companies’ going concern assessments.

Published 2 July 2020

Caledonian Marts Ltd completes £250,000 investment and improvements programme

Caledonian Marts Ltd, the Stirling based auctioneering firm, has recently completed a £250,000 programme of investment and improvements at its Stirling Auction Centre site.

Published 2 July 2020

SeaFlo Consultancy Ltd invests over £250,000 in new training programme

Aberdeen-headquartered SeaFlo Consultancy Ltd has invested more than £250,000 to develop a new dynamic marine and subsea training capability supported by state-of-the-art mobile simulators.

Published 2 July 2020

Covid Haar lifts for Scotland’s Masterchef finalist

A Scottish Masterchef finalist and restaurateur has taken some of his staff off furlough and re-employed them at his award-winning restaurant after being inundated with orders from across the UK for his home deliveries of fine dining lobster dinners.

Published 2 July 2020

Scottish Government seeks clarification on replacement of EU Structural Funds

The Scottish Government is seeking urgent clarification from the UK government about the replacement of EU Structural funds (ESF) programmes, which will play an important role in planning for economic recovery from coronavirus.

Published 2 July 2020

SCC: VAT cut needed for Scottish hospitality and tourism sector

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) has called for VAT to be cut in the hospitality and tourism industry to help businesses who have been hit the hardest by the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 2 July 2020

HMRC error sees over a million incorrect tax credit renewal notices sent to UK homes

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has sent out more than one million tax credit renewal notices with incomplete information to addresses across the UK.

Published 2 July 2020

And finally... on your bike

An e-bike advert has been banned on the basis that it creates "a climate of anxiety" around the car industry.

Published 2 July 2020

AAB appoints Ian Marshall as director

Chartered accountants and business advisory firm Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) has appointed Ian Marshall as director.

Published 1 July 2020

LendingCrowd approved as new CBILS lender

Edinburgh-based fintech lending platform LendingCrowd has been approved for accreditation by the British Business Bank as a new lender under the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).

Published 1 July 2020

XFS Limited appoints Margo Kidd as chief operations officer

Glasgow-based financial services firm XFS Limited has appointed Margo Kidd as its new chief operations officer.

Published 1 July 2020

155 Aberdeen jobs saved with sale of Jablite Limited and Styropak Limited

Paul Dounis and Matthew Haw of RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP, the joint administrators of Jablite Limited and Styropack (UK) Limited have saved 155 jobs in Aberdeen after completing a prepack sale of the business and assets of both companies. 

Published 1 July 2020

Symbiosis Pharmaceutical Services secures £1m funding from Allied Irish Bank

Stirling-based Symbiosis Pharmaceutical Services has secured a £1 million funding package from Allied Irish Bank (GB) to support its 2020 growth strategy. 

Published 1 July 2020

THFC provides New Gorbals Housing Association with £4.5m funding at record-low fixed rate

The Housing Finance Corporation (THFC) has priced a £4.5 million cut of its 25-year Funding No.3 bond at a record-low fixed rate of 1.998%, with funds to be on-lent to New Gorbals Housing Association.

Published 1 July 2020