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And finally… Payboy

A 40-year-old man whose parents allegedly binned his pornography collection, worth tens of thousands of pounds, has launched a court case against them.

Published 16 April 2019

Advertorial: Glasgow ad agency Cole AD makes move in Clockwise direction

Moving home can be stressful and when Glasgow-based creative agency, Cole AD, found themselves seeking new office space they thought it would be drawn-out process. Their search however was over swiftly after they heard the Clockwise Building in the Glasgow’s city centre had space that might fit their needs.

Published 16 April 2019

TSB becomes UK’s first bank to provide 'Fraud Refund Guarantee'

TSB has today announced a UK banking first, a Fraud Refund Guarantee, to ensure the bank’s 5.2 million customers are protected if they are an innocent victim of fraud – whether it’s unauthorised transactions on their accounts or customers tricked into authorising payments to fraudsters.

Published 15 April 2019

RSM appoints new regional head of payroll outsourcing

Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has appointed Michael McAllister as its regional head of payroll outsourcing, in a moved brokered by HRC Recruitment.

Published 15 April 2019

Shetland consultancy becomes latest employee-owned Scottish business

ESPL Regulatory Consulting (ESPL), which provides specialist regulatory services to the life sciences and pharmaceutical / medical device industries, has become the latest company in Scotland to be employee-owned. 

Published 15 April 2019

Workers beating the bosses in business

It seems workers in Scotland are beating the bosses when it comes to running a business after new research revealed that revenues at employee-owned firms are outstripping that at their traditionally-structured peers.

Published 15 April 2019

Former RBS executive named as new FSCS chief exec

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has announced former Royal Bank of Scotland executive Caroline Rainbird as its new chief executive.

Published 15 April 2019

Rugby man's removals firm to triple self-storage offering following Barclays deal

A former professional rugby player has secured funding from Barclays to support the expansion of his removals and storage business.

Published 15 April 2019

£2.3bn debt relief granted in 10 years of DROs

In the decade since first Debt Relief Order (DRO) was approved in 2009, £2.3 billion of debt relief has been granted helping more than a quarter of a million people out of debt.

Published 15 April 2019

Finalists announced for 2019 Elevator Awards

Business Gateway services provider Elevator has announced the finalist for the 20th edition of its prestigious annual awards.

Published 15 April 2019

Financial health checks for low income families

Citizens Advice Scotland has launched a financial health check service to help low income families maximise their income.

Published 15 April 2019

And finally… French judge orders demolition of ‘delusional’ and ‘illegal’ £49m chateau

A court has ordered the owner of a €57m (£49m) chateau in the south of France to tear it down after declaring the building illegal, The Guardian has reported.

Published 15 April 2019

MP in Commons bid to make Scottish bank notes legal tender

Scottish Liberal Democrat deputy leader Alistair Carmichael has lodged a Bill in the House of Commons calling for Scottish banknotes to be accepted throughout the UK.

Published 12 April 2019

Scottish households see savings plummet

Household savings in Scotland have fallen by 60 per cent since 2010.

Published 12 April 2019

Perthshire business owner appointed as FSB’s new operations director

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has elected a Perthshire business leader as their new operations director to head up the group’s UK-wide operational management and member organisation.

Published 12 April 2019