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Discounts arrive to kick-start Scottish retail sector

The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) - KPMG Scottish Retail Sales Monitor for October 2019 has revealed total sales in Scotland increased by 1.0% compared with October 2018, when they had decreased by 0.2%.

Published 13 November 2019

FCA takes action over 'shameful' squalor at its London HQ

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been forced to take action at its headquarters in Stratford in London, due to 'shameful' sanitary conditions.

Published 13 November 2019

FCA's new Buy Now Pay Later rules come into force

The Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) new rules in the Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) industry came into force yesterday.

Published 13 November 2019

And finally... Bark-lays

Barclays is offering free in-branch puppy session to soothe stressed students.

Published 13 November 2019

KPMG appointed administrators of Corporate Road Solutions 24:7 Limited

Blair Nimmo and Alistair McAlinden of KPMG LLP have been appointed as joint administrators of Corporate Road Solutions 24:7 Limited.

Published 12 November 2019

Hampden & Co appoints Andrew Bell as chief commercial officer

Private bank Hampden & Co has hired Andrew Bell as its chief commercial officer.

Published 12 November 2019

£3m tourism fund opens for applications

Tourist sites in Scotland’s rural areas can now apply for a share of £3 million funding aimed at helping them meet the demand of growing visitor numbers.

Published 12 November 2019

Aberdeen house price gloom returns after flicker of hope

Statistics relating to the Aberdeen housing market have revealed that the market is once again in a slump after a slight upturn was seen in the second quarter of this year.

Published 12 November 2019

Legal & General completes sale of Dale House to Bloc Hotels for new development

Bloc Hotels is to press ahead with a new Glasgow development having acquired Dale House on 21 West George Street from Legal & General.

Published 12 November 2019

Fewer properties come to market in Edinburgh as Brexit uncertainty continues

Over the past three months, average selling prices across Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders rose by 2.5 per cent to £253,552.

Published 12 November 2019

Scottish Widows: Female entrepreneurs are not saving for retirement

Over a third of female entrepreneurs in Britain are not saving any money for retirement, a new report by Scottish Widows has found.

Published 12 November 2019

DSL Business Finance: Scottish start-ups remain resilient

DSL Business Finance has said that there is no evidence of a decline in the number of new companies being set up in Scotland, despite the uncertainty caused by Brexit.

Published 12 November 2019

Harper Macleod advises City Property on £646m property funding deals

City Property has completed a series of three complex funding arrangements totalling £646 million having been advised by the banking & finance team at law firm Harper Macleod.

Published 12 November 2019

ONS: Decline in the number of Scottish people in work

The number of Scottish people in work decreased by 43,000 to 2,543,000 in the three months to September, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 12 November 2019

Innis & Gunn hopes to raise £3m to part-fund Edinburgh brewery

Beer brand Innis & Gunn has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help finance the building of “the largest major brewery in Edinburgh for over 150 years”.

Published 12 November 2019