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Aberdeen Standard Investments promotes Dominic Byrne to head of global equities

Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has promoted Dominic Byrne as head of global equities.

Published 15 January 2020

Weir Group promotes accountant Andrew Neilson to president of ESCO division

Accountant Andrew Neilson has been promoted to president of the ESCO division at Weir Group PLC.

Published 15 January 2020

Festive trading in Scotland fails to muster cheer

Retail sales over the two months of November and December, outside of the Black Friday distortions, decreased by 0.9% according to the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) - KPMG Scottish Retail Sales Monitor.

Published 15 January 2020

Director of finance appointed as chief executive of Port of Leith Housing Association Group

Heather Kiteley, who currently holds the position of director of finance and corporate services at Port of Leith Housing Association Group, has been appointed as chief executive of the group.

Published 15 January 2020

Decrease in inflation increases raises prospects of interest rate cut

The UK's inflation rate decreased to its lowest point for more than three years in December, adding weight to the notion that interest rates could be cut.

Published 15 January 2020

DM Hall welcomes raft of new partners, directors and associates

Three new partners, eight new directors and six new associates have been appointed by chartered surveyors DM Hall.

Published 15 January 2020

Scottish Building Society: Lack of supply leading to higher Scottish house price growth

House prices in Scotland are growing faster than the rest of the UK, however, Scottish Building Society chief Paul Denton has warned that demand outstrips supply. 

Published 15 January 2020

Float secures £1.5m for international expansion and growth

Edinburgh-based fintech Float has completed a £1.5 million seed funding round led by Marchmont Ventures.

Published 15 January 2020

Administrators close Leven Car Company Selkirk base

All 23 members of staff have been made redundant at the Borders branches of Leven Car Company after Leonard Curtis Business Rescue and Recovery was appointed as administrators last week.

Published 15 January 2020

Government to rescue Flybe from £100m tax debt

The UK Government has agreed a rescue plan to save troubled airline Flybe.

Published 15 January 2020

Scottish Government launches £6m small business climate change fund

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has today launched a new £6 million fund to support projects helping small and medium-sized business (SMEs) take advantage of the global transition to a low carbon economy.

Published 15 January 2020

UK tech sector beats both US and China to lead global growth in 2019

The UK’s tech sector is outperforming all the others in Europe, and even those in the US and China - in terms of the increase in venture capital investment it saw in 2019, according to the latest data collected for the Digital Economy Council.

Published 15 January 2020

Avison Young reveals commercial real estate forecast for Glasgow and Edinburgh in 2020

Wellness and stylish city living are amongst the key focuses for Glasgow's commercial real estate market whilst and further overseas investment is expected for Edinburgh, according to the 2020 Commercial Real Estate Forecast from Avison Young.

Published 15 January 2020

Aberdeen office market completes strongest year since 2014

Aberdeen’s office market is now entering recovery mode, after experiencing the strongest year of demand for offices since the Energy sector downturn of 2014, according to Savills.

Published 15 January 2020

SRC & SCC write to Scottish Parliament concerning the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill

The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) have both written to MSPs expressing their views on the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill.

Published 15 January 2020