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Jings! Johnston Carmichael to support Oor Wullie trail

Johnston Carmichael has marked its commitment to Dundee with its own Oor Wullie sculpture.

Published 19 June 2019

And finally… ‘Bargain’ house sale turns out to be 30cm strip of land

A first-time auction bidder thought he’d just landed an absolute steal after his $13,000 bid for a South Florida property won an online auction.

Published 19 June 2019

Tilney makes senior hire in Scotland and opens new Edinburgh office

Wealth management company Tilney has continued to expand its presence in Scotland with a move to a new office in the capital city to accommodate its growing team and with the hire of Ronnie Binnie from Standard Life Aberdeen as managing partner for Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

Published 18 June 2019

Thorntons Investments makes senior portfolio manager appointment

Independent wealth management company Thorntons Investments has strengthened its Edinburgh team with the appointment of Gail Craig as portfolio manager.

Published 18 June 2019

RBS celebrates outcome of Saudi bank merger

Still more than 60 per cent state-owned Royal Bank of Scotland has announced that the completion of the merger between Alawwal bank and Saudi British Bank will make it easier to exit its investment in Alawwal.

Published 18 June 2019

KPMG to pay $50m fine over exam cheating scandal

The American Securities and Exchange Commission has charged KPMG with altering past audit work after receiving stolen information about inspections of the firm that would be conducted by the US's Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).

Published 18 June 2019

Nationwide boss paid £500 a day in expenses

Nationwide’s latest annual report has revealed that chief executive Joe Garner received benefits worth more than £500 a day last year to cover the cost of travel, security and medical expenses.

Published 18 June 2019

AAB celebrates one year in capital and hits £1.5m target

Accountancy firm Anderson Anderson & Brown is celebrating its Edinburgh office hitting its £1.5 million revenue target in its first year.

Published 18 June 2019

Lloyds first to launch Open Banking app for credit card and savings customers

Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland customers are starting to see their savings and credit card accounts in real time alongside current accounts in their banking app, using the latest Open Banking technology.

Published 18 June 2019

Proposals unveiled for regeneration of Glasgow’s St Enoch district

Glasgow City Council has launched a consultation on the proposed regeneration of the St Enoch district in the city centre.

Published 18 June 2019

Green light for new Glasgow financial district office

Mosaic Architecture + Design has been granted Planning in Principle approval for an office development in Glasgow’s International Financial Services District on behalf of property developer Soller Group.

Published 18 June 2019

Search is on for Scotland’s finest female entrepreneurs

Entries are now open for this year’s Business Women Scotland Awards, putting the achievements of women-led businesses in the spotlight.

Published 18 June 2019

Construction of RBS-backed £18.2m Stirling student accommodation nears completion

Stirling’s first purpose-built student accommodation (PSBA) development is now under construction, with help from a £10.9 million funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 18 June 2019

And finally... a peel before conviction

A man who robbed a bank with a banana has been sentenced to 14 months in prison.

Published 18 June 2019

KPMG eyes further growth in Scotland with director promotions

KPMG has invested in talent across its Scottish practice with the appointment of four new directors.

Published 17 June 2019