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RBS funds purchase of Moness Resort in Perthshire

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has financially supported Perth-based company J&S McKenzie's purchase of Moness Resort and Aberfeldy Caravan Park.

Published 22 August 2019

Ascent announces solid financial results for 2018/2019

Specialist provider of arrears management and legal services Ascent has welcomed its prosperity in the face of challenging market conditions following the release of its 2018/2019 financial results.

Published 22 August 2019

Work/life balance oversees creation of 'olderpreneurs'

A growing desire for a better work/life balance amongst executives had led to the rise of 'olderpreneurs', according to Chartered Accountants Wylie & Bisset.

Published 22 August 2019

Watchdog notes ‘robust financial planning’ at Perth and Kinross Council

Robust financial planning has put Perth and Kinross Council in a good position to tackle a projected budget shortfall of £52 million over the next five years but it must continue to drive forward improvements, the Accounts Commission said today.

Published 22 August 2019

And finally... Chinese fugitive’s skyscraper sold on online auction site

A 44-storey skyscraper in Beijing has been sold for £610 million in an online auction after being seized by the government from its fugitive owner, The Times reports.

Published 22 August 2019

Scotland's revenues grow by £3 billion and deficit continues to fall

Scotland’s notional deficit is falling faster than the UK’s with onshore revenues increasing by 5.1% to reach £61.3 billion in 2018-19 as a result of continued economic growth, according to Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS) figures published today.

Published 21 August 2019

RBS IT failure prevents customer access to accounts

An IT glitch at the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has prevented its credit card customers from accessing their accounts and paying off outstanding balances.

Published 21 August 2019

All VAT registered companies to receive customs number ahead of no-deal Brexit

All VAT registered companies in the UK will be automatically allocated a customs number to prepare for no-deal Brexit.

Published 21 August 2019

Archangels and SIB back digital advertising agency with £2m

Archangels investment group has invested £2 million in digital marking consultancy Queryclick.

Published 21 August 2019

Apple launches its new credit card

Apple has officially launched its new credit card, with all US customers eligible to apply for it through the Apple Wallet app.

Published 21 August 2019

Threat of recession shakes household confidence

Public financial confidence has fallen to reach its lowest level in three months, according to the household finance index by IHS Markit.

Published 21 August 2019

RBS hosts first networking event for BAME professionals working in Scotland

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Scottish Ethnic Minorities Lawyers Association (SEMLA) are hosting their first networking event for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic professionals working in Scotland.

Published 21 August 2019

Construction cash-flow warning ahead of reverse charge

Construction firms need to ensure they are ready for a major change to the way VAT is collected and be vigilant to ensure that that supplies and purchases are correctly treated, according to an accountancy specialist.

Published 21 August 2019

Miller Homes unveils plans for former Paisley campus amid strong interim results

Housebuilder Miller Homes has reported increases in profit, completions and forward sales in its interim results today.

Published 21 August 2019

Yopa targets Scottish growth with £16m investment and new chairman

Estate agent Yopa is hoping to make inroads into the Scottish market after completing a £16 million funding round from existing investors dmg ventures, Grosvenor Hill Ventures and the company’s founders.

Published 21 August 2019