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And finally… settle down

Israel has threatened ice cream manufacturer Ben & Jerry's with "serious repercussions, legal and otherwise" after it said it would no longer sell its products in illegal settlements.

Published 23 July 2021

Cazenove Capital hires James Burley as portfolio director in Edinburgh

Wealth manager Cazenove Capital has announced the appointment of James Burley as a portfolio director in Edinburgh as part of a new regional strategy.

Published 22 July 2021

Nicola Broughton joins Cumulus Oncology as non-executive director

Edinburgh-based Cumulus Oncology has appointed Nicola Broughton as a non-executive director as Europe’s first oncology drug discovery accelerator continues in scale-up mode and targets its next investment round.

Published 22 July 2021

Shoosmiths8 to offer 'one-stop shop' for financial services clients

Shoosmiths8 Connected Services, the non-legal advice arm of leading UK law firm Shoosmiths, has launched a new financial product offering a "one-stop shop" for clients requiring both legal and compliance support.

Published 22 July 2021

UK ministers meet Scottish fintech entrepreneurs in Edinburgh

UK government ministers met Scottish fintech entrepreneurs yesterday at an event recognising the global impact of Scotland's growing fintech sector.

Published 22 July 2021

Commercial property investment volumes up on 2020

Commercial property investment volumes in Scotland in the second quarter of this year were up on the same period of 2020, and business and consumer confidence look set to grow as pandemic restrictions are eased, according to new analysis.

Published 22 July 2021

New £2 coin commemorates birth of Sir Walter Scott

A new £2 coin launched by The Royal Mint commemorates the 250th anniversary of the birth of Sir Walter Scott.

Published 22 July 2021

University of Edinburgh invites AI start-ups to apply for funding

The University of Edinburgh’s AI Accelerator is opening its doors once again to find 12 data-driven AI scale-ups looking to change the world.

Published 22 July 2021

17,000 local high street stores could open in Scotland this year

New research by Barclays Corporate Banking has revealed that 17,000 local high street stores could open across the UK in the next 12 months as shoppers adapt to a post-lockdown world by ‘looking local’.

Published 22 July 2021

And finally... bit excessive

Over a thousand computers used to mine cryptocurrency have been crushed by police using a steamroller.

Published 22 July 2021

Morgan Stanley Glasgow staff help tackle isolation among older Scots

Staff at the Glasgow office of financial services giant Morgan Stanley are playing their part in tackling loneliness among older people.

Published 21 July 2021

White Oak allocates over £30 million to businesses in Scotland

Independent business lender White Oak has announced that it will allocate £30 million of lending to businesses across Scotland.

Published 21 July 2021

Hugh Young: 10 golden rules for equity investing - Do they still hold true?

As Hugh Young, manager of Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus PLC, marks 35-years of managing Asian equities, he discusses whether his 10 golden rules for equity investing still hold true today, even as the world grapples with the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Published 21 July 2021

Buck & Birch raise toast to 350% lockdown sales surge

Edinburgh-based spirits producers Buck & Birch are toasting a 350% increase in online sales over the last year.

Published 21 July 2021

G5 Technologies able to 'dial-up' after £34,000 R&D tax return

Aberdeen-based IT business solutions firm G5 Technologies is investing in staff development and more equipment after claiming £34,000 in research and development (R&D) tax relief.

Published 21 July 2021