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And finally... fat cat

The cat of late fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is set to "inherit" some of his $170 million fortune, according to reports.

Published 21 February 2019

Business Banking Switch launches as part of RBS obligation to boost UK business banking competition

Up to 200,000 eligible Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest SME customers will be given the opportunity to take advantage of unique switching offers when the Business Banking Switch scheme launches on Monday (25 February).

Published 20 February 2019

Glasgow accountant posts record growth as chief executive signs off

Glasgow-based accountant and business adviser Martin Aitken & Co (MACo) is preparing for further expansion as they record their biggest increase in turnover since the partnership converted to a limited company in 2013.

Published 20 February 2019

Sainsbury’s Bank joins ABI associate membership

Edinburgh-based Sainsbury’s Bank has joined the Association of British Insurers (ABI) as an associate member.

Published 20 February 2019

Forger jailed for two more years for VAT fraud

A South Lanarkshire man has been jailed for more than two years for an elaborate a VAT tax fraud concocted to repay a confiscation order previously imposed on him for forging banknotes.

Published 20 February 2019

Addleshaw Goddard expands Scottish TST

Law firm Addleshaw Goddard is marking its continued investment in Scotland with the launch of a new Edinburgh hub for its Transaction Services Team (TST).

Published 20 February 2019

FCA publishes Wholesale Insurance Brokers Market Study final report

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published the final report of its Wholesale Insurance Brokers market study which was launched in November 2017 to assess how competition was working in the sector.

Published 20 February 2019

Early intervention makes education ‘everyone’s business’ and key to solving Scotland's long-term productivity puzzle, says CBI

CBI Scotland will today launch a series of new business-led interventions aimed at addressing the Scottish economy’s persistent problem of low productivity.

Published 20 February 2019

Digital tax deadline being ignored by Scottish businesses

The vast majority of Scottish SME’s are not ready for the ‘Making Tax Digital’ (MTD) revolution, according to research across a broad section of Scottish businesses undertaken by, accountancy firm Campbell Dallas.

Published 20 February 2019

WeDO search on for Scotland's top business talent

WeDO Scotland have launched their annual search to find the top talent in the Scottish business community, to be announced on the 24th of May at their annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner in Edinburgh.

Published 20 February 2019

And finally... lifestyle trumps pay for British employees

Professionals in London (73 per cent), Northern Ireland (64 per cent), the North & Scotland (63 per cent), and the Midlands & Wales (59 per cent) would all strongly consider relocating job roles if it provided a better lifestyle.

Published 20 February 2019

Clydesdale boss Duffy scoops £730,000 of shares

David Duffy, chief executive of Clydesdale Bank owner CYBG, has received more than £730,000 worth of shares in the lender through a deferred equity plan.

Published 19 February 2019

Sturgeon uses French trip to make business case for post-Brexit Auld Alliance

Steps to increase trade with Scotland’s third largest export market are to be pursued this week by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon during a two-day visit to France.

Published 19 February 2019

Hike in automated pension contributions set to hit pay

The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has reminded employers that from 6 April 2019 the amount that will need to be paid into a workplace pension will increase to an overall minimum of 8 per cent, with employers contributing at least 3 per cent of this total amount.

Published 19 February 2019

Research reveals impact of star fund managers

Analysis of 15 investment funds who had star fund managers leave at some stage between 2013 and 2017 has revealed that the level of out-performance dropped dramatically after their departure.

Published 19 February 2019