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Scottish Investment Bank supports Edinburgh-based IOTech in $7.5m funding round

The Scottish Investment Bank (SIB) has invested in Edinburgh-based IoTech as part of its $7.5 million Series A funding round.

Published 20 November 2019

Plans unveiled for Rusacks Hotel extension and roof-top bar

Adventurous Journeys (AJ) Capital Partners, the new owner of the Rusacks Hotel in St Andrews, has revealed new plans for a substantial upgrade programme which includes a large extension and new rooftop restaurant.

Published 20 November 2019

Weightmans welcomes employment, pensions and immigration team in Scotland

Employment duo Ingrid McGhee and Steven Harte have joined law firm Weightmans to lead its employment, pensions and immigration department in Glasgow.

Published 20 November 2019

HMRC warns customers to be aware of self assessment tax scams

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is warning millions of Self Assessment customers to be aware of fraudsters in the run-up to the 31 January deadline.

Published 20 November 2019

Scottish whisky firm in US copyright row

A lawsuit filed by Joseph A. Magnus & Co in Washington DC claims whisky distillers Highland Park does not have the right to use the mark "Magnus" on a Highland Park malt whisky it sells in the USA.

Published 20 November 2019

Nationwide boosts Scottish housing charities by £500k

A number of community housing projects and charities are celebrating after successfully securing funding from Nationwide Building Society’s Community Grant Fund.

Published 20 November 2019

PwC & OGUK: North Sea technology could play leading role in energy transition

The North Sea has the potential to become a global showcase for the energy transition as a number of low carbon solutions grow in prominence, with partnership models becoming critical for the future of the basin, according to a new report from PwC and OGUK.

Published 20 November 2019

SME community to attend Scotland's CAN DO Innovation Summit today

World-class leaders from LEGO and Harvard Kennedy School will join over 700 delegates from the Scottish SME community today at Scotland’s CAN DO Innovation Summit at Glasgow Science Centre.

Published 20 November 2019

Glasgow City Council evaluates city centre strategy and looks to future plans

Glasgow City Council has considered the progress made through the City Centre Strategy 2014-19, and the development for the strategy for 2020-25.

Published 20 November 2019

Work begins on Legal & General's build to rent development at Glasgow's Buchanan Wharf

The next significant building phase at Glasgow’s Buchanan Wharf starts this week with ground-breaking for Legal & General’s 324-home build to rent (BTR) scheme.

Published 20 November 2019

Barclays and Hitachi launch next-generation finger vein scanner

Barclays has today unveiled its enhanced finger vein scanner which will help businesses access their banking facilities securely and simply in seconds.

Published 20 November 2019

Mitchells & Butlers prepares to open new sites in Scotland next year

Bar and restaurant operator Mitchells & Butlers is gearing up to open new sites in Scotland during 2020, continuing its expansion into the Scottish market, advised by Savills.

Published 20 November 2019

And finally... digital disconnect

Spanish bank BBVA has told its employees that they should ignore emails outside of formal working hours.

Published 20 November 2019

EY partners hit by pay cut despite record revenues

Partners at EY are due to take a pay cut, despite the business making record revenues.

Published 19 November 2019

FCA and PRA ban and fine ex-SBMIA CEO Stuart Malcolm Forsyth

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) have decided to ban and fine Stuart Malcolm Forsyth, the former CEO of Scottish Boatowners Mutual Insurance Association (SBMIA) £78,318 and £76,180 respectively.

Published 19 November 2019