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Johnston Carmichael appoints three new office heads

Johnston Carmichael has appointed three new office heads to lead its teams in Aberdeen, Inverness and Forfar.

Published 3 December 2020

John Black announces retirement from AAB

Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) has announced that John Black will retire as partner at the end of December. Mr Black has spent over 25 years at AAB, including leading the audit division for over seven years. As well as advising on audit, assurance and financial reporting matte

Published 3 December 2020

BiFab goes into administration

Engineering firm BiFab has gone into administration after failing to secure any new contracts.

Published 3 December 2020

Montoux announces partnership with PwC

Montoux, the Edinburgh-based decision science platform for life and health insurersb has announced its partnership with PwC UK.

Published 3 December 2020

Murdoch MacLennan: Scotland’s spirit still draws global investment

Murdoch MacLennan, head of brewing and distilling with Azets, toasts the enduring success of Scotland’s Whisky industry.

Published 3 December 2020

Missions approved for new Scottish Investment Bank

The new Scottish National Investment Bank (SNIB) has been set three core missions to ensure it addresses the “grand challenges” facing Scotland.

Published 3 December 2020

Scottish Enterprise unveils £0.5 billion investment plans

Scottish Enterprise (SE) has announced plans to approve large grant funding of up to £0.5 billion for up to 160 new company projects before the end of the financial year.

Published 3 December 2020

Nucleus Financial Group confirms several buy-out offers

Edinburgh-based financial services company Nucleus Financial Group has confirmed that it has received a number of offers to buy the company.

Published 3 December 2020

Eco Communications Limited acquires Integrity Office Limited

Eco Communications Limited, which operates across the UK from bases in Scotland and Cumbria, has announced the signing of an agreement to purchase Integrity Office Limited, the Carlisle-based IT solutions provider.

Published 3 December 2020

Data Innovation.AI secures Innovate UK funding to develop COVID risk management tool

Edinburgh-based start-up Data Innovation.AI has been awarded an additional Innovate UK grant to continue its pioneering development of an AI-driven bio-safety assessment tool for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases.

Published 3 December 2020

Greenshoots: Appetite for Business doubles its space at Aberdeen Innovation Park

Aberdeen-based niche Microsoft365 consultancy, Appetite for Business has agreed a new lease extension at Aberdeen Innovation Park, the commercial premises owned by Moorfield Group, on behalf of the Moorfield Real Estate Fund III.

Published 3 December 2020

Tesco to repay £585m of business rates relief

Supermarket giant Tesco has announced that it will repay the £585 million of business rates relief received in respect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 3 December 2020

British businesses redraw global trade footprint, Lloyds Bank report finds

British businesses are creating a new trading footprint around the world, according to a new report, A New World for Global British Business, by Lloyds Bank and Aston Business School released today.

Published 3 December 2020

And finally... lotto suspicion

Attention has been drawn to South Africa's national lottery as an unusual sequence of numbers was drown on Tuesday.

Published 3 December 2020

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts appoints chartered accountant Tara O'Neill as chief executive

Bathgate-based Macdonald Hotels & Resorts, one of Scotland's largest hotel groups, has appointed chartered accountant and former senior executive of Jamie's Italian, Tara O'Neill as its new chief executive.

Published 2 December 2020